Claude Diallo Situation
His early love to Jazz happened through the music of Oscar Peterson and after intense studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston and the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York, Claude Diallo launched his career in the city that never sleeps and stayed there for 11 years, collaborating with the best musicians in his field.
With his motto: Traveling with Music, he started touring outside of his native Switzerland at the age of 20 and through his curiosity, admiration and passion towards other cultures, he built a worldwide network, which is still growing.
2012 Best band of Switzerland through the Kind of Jazz Competition
2011 Cultural Achievement Award from the Kanton of St. Gallen
2009 3rd place at the Montreux JazzFestival Bösendorfer Solo Piano Competition
2008 Cultural Achievement Award from the City of St. Gallen
2019 Work Contribution Ausserrhodische Cultural Foundation