Roberto Diana
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Roberto Diana

Los Angeles, CA | Established. Jan 01, 1997 | SELF

Los Angeles, CA | SELF
Established on Jan, 1997
Solo Folk Rock

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Nov
20
Roberto Diana @ Teatro Arciliuto

Roma, Latium, Italy

Roma, Latium, Italy

Nov
18
Roberto Diana @ Spazio Teatro 89

Milano, Lombardy, Italy

Milano, Lombardy, Italy

Nov
12
Roberto Diana @ Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York, New York, United States

New York, New York, United States

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Discography

source: Wikipedia
Solo Releases

  • Raighes vol 1 Rought Tapes – Roberto Diana (2011)
  • Raighes Vol 1 – Roberto Diana (2012)
  • Deus ti Salvet Maria – Roberto Diana (Raighes Factory) (2014)
  • Live at The Whisky a Go Go – Roberto Diana (Raighes Factory) (2015)
  • Timeline – Donald MacNeill & Roberto Diana (Standing Stone Music/Raighes Factory) (2016)

Album

  • The last call : Lowlands (Gypsy Child Records/IRD) (2008)
  • Mediterranean journey – Ses Cordas (Sound Mama/CDbaby) (2008)
  • On line – Simone Borghi (2008)
  • Ep vol 1 – Lowlands (Gypsy Child Records/IRD) (2009)
  • Gypsy child – Lowlands (Gypsy Child Records/IRD) (2010)
  • Fathers and Sons – Donald and Jen Macneil (Route 61) (2011)
  • The Woody ep – Lowlands (Gypsy Child Records) (2012)
  • Better world coming – Lowlands (Gypsy Child Records/IRD) (2012)
  • Beyond – Lowlands (Stovepony Records/Cargo/IRD) (2012)
  • London Town – Anna MacDonald (Stovepony Records) (2013)
  • Love Etc – Lowlands (Harbour Song Records/Cargo/IRD) (2014)
  • News From The Moon – Ivan Battistella (Resisto) (2016)

Official Bootleg

  • A Quiet Night – Roberto Diana (2011)
  • Lovers & Thieves – Lowlands (2011)
  • Radio & Kitchen Sessions – Acoustic Tour 2010 – Lowlands (2010)

Singles

Compilations

  • For You 2 – Lowlands (Route 61) (2010)
  • Traffic light project – Roberto Diana (2009)
  • If You are Happy - Roberto Diana (Raighes Factory)

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Bio

Sardinian electro-acoustic stringed multi-instrumentalist songwriter, composer and performer nominated at the 12th Independent Music Awards.
Roberto performs on a variety of instruments including Acoustic and electric Guitars, Weissenborn, baritone 8 strings guitars, dobro, banjo and bouzouky. 

In September 2012 he released his first solo record “Raighes Vol 1” (“Roots” in the Sardinian language) rated as one of the best instrumental album of the year for the music magazines/webzines:
Mescalina (IT), Buscadero (IT), Akustik Gitarren (DE), Guitar Club (IT), The Real Roots Café (NL) , R2 (UK) and others.

He toured “Raighes Vol. 1 Solo Tour” Internationally (USA, Scotland, Luxembourg, UK, Germany and Italy) and played also at The Troubadour in London and at the world famous Whisky a go go in Los Angeles where he record his Live DVD released May 2015.

His show it’s a mix of Mediterranean music with a Rock and Roll sensibility that astonishes audiences.
Since 2008 Roberto plays with roots rock band Lowlands and, to date, has recorded and co-produced six albums with them, also touring internationally with them.

Roberto has been invited to play at some of the most important trade fairs in the world, including the NAMM Show (Los Angeles), MusikMesse (Francoforte), Disma , SHG (Milano), ADGPA Italy and Acoustic Guitars International Meeting (Sarzana).

Endorsed by different brands of guitar tools (Elixir Strings, Seymour Duncan Pickups, Reference Laboratoy Cables, MN Guitars, Fret-King e Vintage for StefyLine and Anderwood Guitars Weissenborn).
The lutherie, MN Guitars, has built a “Twilight 001/09 Roberto Diana Signature guitar”, which was presented for the first time in Los Angeles at NAMM ‘09.
Roberto is a subtle yet powerful guitarist, equally at ease in both electric and acoustic settings.

His personal musical style infuses classic guitar virtuosity with a rock n roll sensibility, making for an exciting and enthralling listen.
He has established a solid reputation in the studio, having worked both as an engineer and a producer on more than 40 recording projects with international artists such as Will T. Massey, Steve Lukather, Tony Levin, Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeff Lewis, Frank Gambale, Dean Parks, Brian Ray, Pietro Nobile, JP Cervoni, Simon Phillips, James Raymond, Linda, Amanda Shires, Rachel Z, Joey Huffman, Richard Hunter, Chris Cacavas and many more…

QUOTES:

“One of the best Italian Guitar Player”(Gianni Zuretti – Mescalina)

“Sounds, rhythmics percussion and harmonies all in one guitar, without loops or effects. You can’t miss it!” (Akustik Gitarren – DE)

“This is really rather lovely.” It is. (R2 Rock and Reel Magazine UK).

“It’s truly amazing to hear Roberto’s ability to fill the hall with the sound of a full orchestra while maintaining the intimacy of one man giving his all to a very receiving audience” (C McM Colonsay Scotland)

“this guy shouldn’t play guitar so well for his tender years – but he does!” (Chris Cacavas – Green on Red)“

“One of the best Italian Guitar Players”. (Bruno Conti – Disco Club)

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