Diogo Vida begins his studies in classical piano at the Conservatório Nacional in Lisbon, at age 14. At 17 he starts playing professionally with pop music bands and attending jam sessions and masterclasses with portuguese and foreign musicians. While finishing his diploma at the Conservatório, he performs with several projects related to jazz and writes music for theater and film.

 

In 2001 he moved to Porto to attend the degree in Jazz at ESMAE and resides in the city until 2006. Besides collaborations in many different projects, he forms his own group, writing and presenting original music in clubs and festivals across the country. In 2007 he moved to Barcelona, ​​where he participates actively in the catalan music scene, performing in various clubs and theaters.

 

In 2011, already in Portugal, he released the debut album Alegria, for Numérica record label. Alegria combines many tunes from the repertoire of his group and is very well received by the general audiences and press, and is elected one of the best portuguese jazz albums of the same year.

 

In 2013 Próxima Estação is released, which features new music mostly for trio, for Sintoma Records.

 

His musical activities grow stronger, with several recording and concert assignements and throughout the explorations of new musical projects

 

In 2018 releases EL DUENDE, a jazz piano trio album with Yuri Daniel and Vicky Marques and AUGUST, an EP of electronic music.

In 2019 releases PIANO IMPROVISATIONS, self-produced, and is now preparing new projects.

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