The Greg Diamond Group is a collective of exceptional young musicians that interprets jazz and Latin American music with a distinct contemporary sound. This album features Seamus Blake, Emilio Solla, Ferenc Nemeth, Edward Perez, Brian Hogans, Arturo Stable and Vanessa Diamond. Greg’s compositions and arrangements are unique and widely appealing in jazz circles and beyond.
"Guitarist and sideman Greg Diamond is a rising star in the New York jazz scene, and through the release of Dancando Com Ale on Chasm Records—his debut as leader—Diamond stakes his claim for a small piece of the jazz world with a gem of a recording...Diamond is superb...one of the stronger jazz albums of 2008"
Edward Blanco --All About Jazz
" This is a brilliant first outing: strong original songwriting from the leader and some cleverly refigured rare standards; a killer band...look for great things down the road from this pioneering world-jazz maestro,"
Jan P. Dennis -- audiophileaudition.com
"Here’s a guitarist that you’ve gotta hear,...Diamond’s tone is tensile and chiming...effectively melancholy and pensive...this guy, and this band, has a grip on something worthwhile...one of the most pleasant surprises of the year..."
George W. Harris - jazzweekly.com
"Warmth, texture, Latin flavors, tasteful playing and superior sound quality combine in guitarist Greg Diamond's new effort to create an infectious well crafted CD, "Dancando Com Ale..."
Michael Coltelli -- jazzitalia.net