FAME Review: Jeremy Wilms – Diamond People

FAME Review: Jeremy Wilms – Diamond People

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by Mark S. Tucker

If I first say Jeremy Wilms is a music polyglot, you’ll be diamond-people-160x160-webbetter able to understand the mad nature of his eternally shifting debut CD, Diamond People. In a busy life, the gent composes classical and jazz music (both of which jump headlong into prog more than once); sings (but not here); plays guitar, bass, and keyboards (but restricts himself to guitar on this disc); produces electronica albums; writes film scores; spent time playing for Chico Hamilton; was inducted into futurist Butch Morris’ conduction ensemble; has worked with Lee Renaldo of Sonic Youth; and about a billion other things. Continue reading

Diamond People released …

Jeremy Wilms’ Diamond People released January 20, 2014

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Diamond People
Brooklyn, NY – Whether playing alongside jazz legend Chico Hamilton or indie rockers TV on the Radio, collaborating with members of Sonic Youth or with Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto, laying down grooves on Broadway stages or in Brooklyn Afrobeat band Antibalas, multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Wilms has enjoyed a fruitful career playing other people’s music. Now, with DIAMOND PEOPLE, Wilms finally seizes the opportunity to reveal his own individual sound with a wide-ranging and vibrant set of original music. Continue reading