Diego Rio


Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.


Diego Rio, Brazilian / British, was born in 1981. He started learning to play guitar at 13 years old in Brazil, where he played in classical guitar festivals; in a chorinho groups. In 2001, moved to Portugal in search of new music experiences and there stayed for 2 and a half years. There started his interest in a jazz after playing with local and international musicians. In 2003, Diego moved to London to further his knowledge in music. Since then he has engaged in a series of tours in Europe, also Asia, Africa and South America. In the meantime, he has achieved a 2:1 Honours Degree in Jazz in the Middlesex University of London. To expand his network, from 2013 Diego has lived in Berlin, South France and is currently based in Los Angeles - CA.

Screen name:
Diego Rio
Member since:
May 01 2015
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week


Everything that grooves!
Brazilian, Latin, jazz, fusion, funk, Motown, hard rock, pop...


PRS Hollowbody II
Gibson Ls Paul
Fender Stratocaster
Fender Telecaster
Martin D16
Takamine nylon
Ortega mandolin
Mesa Boogie Mark IV
Egnater Rebel 30
Lots and lots of pedals...