Greg Diamond is a prolific guitarist, composer, and recording artist from New York City. Touted as “a rising star in the NewYork jazz scene" by All About Jazz and a “composer of great maturity and genius” by Latin Jazz Network, he has created his own niche with an innovative eclectic style that continually evolves.
Since 2008 he has released five albums including his first solo acoustic venture Musings & Origins (Chasm 2019).
He has presented his group at numerous premier venues, such as The Blue Note, Iridium Jazz Club, Joe’s Pub, Smalls Jazz Club, and Zinc Bar —not to mention numerous international festivals, such as The Madrid International Jazz Festival, Barranquijazz Festival, Jimmy Glass Jazz Festival, Teatro Libre Jazz Festival, Medejazz Festival, Jazz al Parque Festival, and the Nublu Jazz Festival. In 2007 he was a semi-finalist at The Gibson International Jazz Guitar Competition hosted by The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.
In the past two decades he has collaborated with numerous renowned artists in the international arena, such as Seamus Blake, Steve Turre, Hector Martignon, John Benitez, Henry Cole, Oscar Stagnaro, Stacy Dillard, Emilio Solla, The Curtis Bros, Corcoran Holt, Ludwig Afonso, Jose Armando Gola, Edward Perez, Kenny Grohowski, Peter Slavov, Mike Eckroth, Samuel Torres, Antonio Hart, Michael Philip Mossman, Don Friedman, Gretchen Parlato, Asha Puthli and others.
Diamond has a DMA in Instrumental Jazz Performance from the University of Miami and currently resides in the city of Miami.