All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » Francesco Diodati

Francesco Diodati

Francesco Diodati is a modern guitar player whose inspiration is steeped in traditional jazz, contemporary, rock and folk music. He has developed his personal language by combining a spontaneous melodic approach with a clever use of electronics and effects.

Francesco is Neko’s band leader, including Francesco Bigoni and Carlo Conti, Francesco Ponticelli, Ermanno Baron, that has debuted in 2008 and since then is touring worldwide. In 2010 the group releases a first album, Purple Bra, published by Auand Records, amongst the most important European labels for contemporary jazz., followed by Need Something Strong. Both the albums have received an enthusiastic response by critics.

He also leads the band Yellow Squeeds, his new “Tuba band”, with Francesco Lento and Mirco Rubegni, Enrico Zanisi, Glauco Benedetti and Enrico Morello. They released their first album in 2015, “Flow, Home.” for Auand.

Since 2014 Francesco is part of the New Quartet of Enrico Rava and they also play in duo.

Since 2010 he is part of the ambitious project “MyanmarMeetsEurope”, which tours extensively in Asia and Europe.

He also joins the band of Erica Mou, the new talent of italian Voice. Active on national and international jazz scene, Francesco is part of Marcello Allulli Trio, Italian/French band Travelers, leaded by Matteo Bortone, Julian Pontvianne Abhra, Bobby Previte Plutino, Gaetano Partipilo Contemporary Five, Simona Severini Ensemble.

Read more

Tags

Albums

No Land's

Auand
2020

buy

Never the Same

Auand Records
2019

buy

A 24

Wide Sound
2007

buy

Watch

Shop Amazon

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded albums and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, limited reopenings and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary step that will help musicians and venues now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the sticky footer ad). Thank you!

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.