Jazz Guitar legend and educator Joe Diorio who has been a constant source of inspiration to guitarists and musicians alike from Pat Metheny to Scott Henderson suffered a Stroke in spring of 2005. His last recording The Color of Sound (Acoustic Music Records) was a duo effort along with fellow guitarist and former student David Becker. The record was hailed internationally as One of the best duo guitar recordings ever."
David Becker will be leading a small benefit concert for Diorio on November 26, 2006 at the 55 Bar in NYC. The 55 Bar is located at 55 Christopher Street. Showtime is 9:30 PM
Among some of the musicians taking part in the benefit are Mark Egan, Jack Wilkins, John Abercrombie and Adam Nussbaum.
All proceeds will go directly to Joe Diorio to help with his recovery efforts. For information go to www.55bar.com, www.davidbeckertribune.com or call 212 929 9883.