Acclaimed jazz guitarist Joe Diorio turns 80 on August 6. To celebrate it, some of the world’s finest jazz guitarists will join forces on Wednesday, August 10 to fete the master plectrist in a special concert at the Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, New York, NY 10012. Show time begins at 9pm. For reservations or more info call (212) 477-9462 or visit www.zincbar.com.
Diorio, who Wes Montgomery has called one of his favorite guitarists, has worked with such jazz luminaries as Sonny Stitt, Eddie Harris, Stan Getz, Horace Silver and Freddie Hubbard. He is featured on over 20 albums as both a leader and sideman with musicians such as Steve Bagby, Harvie Swartz, Sonny Stitt, Eddie Harris, Benny Green, Horace Silver, Anita O’Day, and Gijs Hendriks. He has toured and performed in jazz festivals throughout the U.S., Holland, Belgium, Italy and Argentina among others.