Greg Diamond is a prolific guitarist, composer, and bandleader from New York City.
All About Jazz touts him as “a rising star in the New
York jazz scene" while Latin Jazz Network refers to him as a “composer of great maturity and genius”. The latter featured his sophomore release Conduit (Dot Time 2012) as an Editor’s Pick for "Best Albums of 2012".
Over years he has cultivated a distinguishable sound with his own innovative style of writing coupled with captivating performances by himself and his group.
Since 2008 he has released four albums as leader including his first solo acoustic venture Musings & Origins (Chasm 2019).
He and his group have been seen performing at numerous premier New York venues, such as The Blue Note, Iridium Jazz Club, Joe’s Pub, Smalls Jazz Club, and Zinc Bar —not to mention numerous festival presentations, 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 and world-class players 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.