Born: September 28 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Born in Buffalo, NY, Diane began singing professionally at age sixteen. She has had the privilege of working with amazing jazz talents, a few with hometown connections, such as saxophonist Don Menza, acclaimed pianist and Oscar Petersen mentee Anne Fadale, trumpeter Sam Noto, master jazz pianist Al Tinney, and Tom Schuman, keyboard player with Spyro Gyra. She studied with classical vocal coach Vincent Mattina, and was mentored in phrasing and breathing technique by jazz great Anne Marie Moss.
Diane toured extensively throughout the US and Canada, performing in clubs, on radio and TV, and recording. Her earlier career was as an interpreter of others' words and music. In 2006 she started writing and recording her own songs. DTM-Music is her production company and her publishing business is Didja Tangle the Muse Publishing...
“These are all original compositions of Diane’s on the CD. I really like it and will keep this one on air through the coming weeks and months.” Suzanne Carroll, Jazz Brunch 101.5 The River, Toledo, OH
Diane Taber, such maturity and depth in her writing. Each offering on this brilliant CD sounding like a standard with an extra large portion of fresh and that ain't easy. Brian Soundy, host Jazz in the 21st Century UK Jazz Radio.