One of the most experienced Latin jazz piano player in NYC.
Olegario Diaz has performed with the giants of Latin music: Tito Puente, Willie Colon, Louie Ramirez, Celia Cruz, Paquito D Rivera among others.
Now Mr. Olegario leads his own Latin Jazz Quartet bringing his vast experience and tasteful flavors to the New York City market.
SteepleChase records artist for the last ten years, Mr. Olegario is ready, willing and able to entertain your corporate events and private affairs.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
to work on private events. as. piano jazz pianist. jazz and latin jazz duos. trios. quartet and latin . within. 30 miles. from. ny city .
Composer/pianist, Olegario Diaz was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He studied music at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Composition in 1978. Later, in 1986 he earned a Master’s Degree in Jazz Studies from the Manhattan School of Music in New York.
Olegario Diaz has performed as a pianist in the East and West Coast with artists such as Tito Puente, Willie Bobbo, Celia Cruz, Mario Bauza Big Band, Paquito de Rivera, Louie Ramirez, Victor Paz, and Daniel Ponce.
For his SteepleChase debut album, he recorded with renowned musicians in the New York jazz scene: Rich Perry (tenor sax), Ron McClure (bass) and Billy Hart (drums).
For his second, third, fourth and fifth SteepleChase albums, he reunited with artists like Randy Brecker, Lewis Nash, Ron McClure, Rich Perry, Alex Sipiagin, Seamus Blake, Scott Colley, Jeff Tain Watts,
James Genus, Nate Smith, Bob Franceshini and Bill Stewart.
Additional Booking Notes
we play in differs. club. in ny city. with. John Benitez. one. of the best. Nass player. in town. ..thanks and. Pablo benched. great Venezuelan drummer.
we do have our own. piano. drums. and. bass. amplifiers.
electric piano. bass. amp. drums. sax. congas. etc