Roberto Diana is an electroacoustic stringed multiinstrumentalist, songwriter, composer and performer who has been nominated twice in the Independent Music Awards (12th best instrumental album and 15th best Instrumental EP). Roberto performs on a variety of instruments including acoustic and electric guitars, weissenborn, vichitra veena, baritone eight-string guitars, dobro, banjo and bouzouki.
In September 2012 he released his first solo recor Raighes Vol. 1. The album wasrated as one of the best instrumental albums of the year and was well reviewed by several music magazines/webzines like: Mescalina (IT), Buscadero (IT), Akustik Gitarren (DE), Guitar Club (IT), The Real Roots Café (NL) , R2 (UK) as well as others.
His personal musical style brings together classic guitar virtuosity with a rock’n’roll sensibility, making for an exciting and enthralling listen. He toured to promote Raighes Vol. 1 as a solo act, visting USA, Scotland, Luxembourg, UK, Germany and Italy. He also played at The Troubadour in London and the world-famous Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, where he record his live DVD, released May 2015.
Raighes Vol. 2 is part of the instrumental concept project Raighes (which means “roots” in the Sardinian language).