Harvey Diamond

Harvey Diamond

Upcoming performances

Here are some of Harvey Diamond's upcoming performances. He likely has some upcoming performances with Jon Dreyer too.

Past performances

Without Jon and with.

The legendary jazz pianist Harvey Diamond has graced the Boston area for decades with his music which is at once both deeply intricate and deeply emotional to even the most casual listener. Over the years he has performed across the U.S. and in Europe.

A student of Lennie Tristano through Tristano's last decade, Harvey has performed with NEA Jazz Masters Sheila Jordan, Dave Liebman, and Art Farmer, and also with many other great musicians including Charles Neville, Herb Pomeroy, Harvie S, John Scofield, John Abercrombie, George Mraz, Jay Clayton, Joe Hunt, Don Alias, Billy Drummond, Francisco Mela, Jason Palmer, Cameron Brown, Marc Johnson, and Marcus McLaurine. After decades of patience by his fans, he has finally released some recordings, including It Could Happen To You (Apple Music) with Domenic Landolf, Arne Huber and Jorge Rossy (2019); Look Up For Down with Hannah Rose Diamond, Jamie MacDonald, and Claire Arenius (2019); Fair Weather with Cameron Brown (2018); and The Harvey Diamond Trio (Amazon, Apple Music) with Marcus McLaurine and Satoshi Takeishi (2015). His performances at Mezzrow are archived at SmallsLive.

He has performed at New York's Mezzrow, Kitano, Apollo Theater, The Drawing Room, the Cornelia Street Cafe and The Stone; Basel's bird's eye jazz club and with Domenic Landolf, Roberto Koch, and Jorge Rossy at Roche 'n' Jazz; Berlin's Club A-Trane; Minneapolis' Crooners Lounge; Boston's Regattabar, Scullers, Ryles, Mandorla Music Series, and Acton Jazz Café; the Vermont Jazz Center and many others venues. He has been a guest on WGBH Radio on Eric Jackson's Show Eric in the Evening and at the Lennie Tristano Symposium for two years, including this perfomance at the 2007 Lennie Tristano Symposium. He has performed at the Boston Globe Jazz Festival, was the featured pianist at MIT's Herb Pomeroy First Memorial Concert, and at the New Hampshire Jazz Festival with Sheila Jordan.

Harvey Diamond is also a revered teacher in the US and in Europe. He has been on the faculty of the Vermont Jazz Center since 2003; has done workshops at the Royal Conservatoire The Hague; Boston University; University of Massachusetts, Lowell; and at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. As a private teacher, he carries the legacy of his teacher Lennie Tristano. He teaches piano as well as jazz and improvisation for all instruments and voice. He currently has openings. He can be reached by phone at 617-308-9405.

Harvey has been described as one of the unsung heroes of the Boston jazz scene since the mid-1960's, both as a performer and as a revered teacher. He plays with a rare combination of technique, intellect, subtlety and heart.


Harvey Diamond can be reached by phone at 617-308-9405.

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