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Folk - Alternative | Oracle, Arizona, United States
Total Song Plays: 86   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Diamond Jim Hewitt is a performing fiddler who also composes original instrumental music under the general rubric of "Barn Jazz". Interests range from bluegrass, celtic, contemporary folk, and new age, to violin jazz and swing, with an emphasis on improvisation and fusion of various styles.

He has performed locally in the Tucson, Arizona area for over 20 years as a member of various bands, including The Tortolita Gut Pluckers, Terry Pollock, The Blue Prairie Dogs, and The John Coinman Band. He received a TAMMIE - Tucson Area Music Award for strings in 1999. He has performed at the Tucson Folk Festival numerous times, and currently resides in Oracle, Arizona where he is active in his project studio.

A 2003 release, "Barn Jazz, Vol. 1" received critical acclaim locally and has been featured on community radio KXCI-FM. "Standing Stone", based on a trip to southwest Ireland, was released in 2007.

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Just uploaded a new song, Dragonfly, played on my new beautiful electric mando-cello, made by Colorado luthier, David Enke.