Song of the Day #13 – “Diamonds & Dynamite” by Donna Grantis

on


“Diamonds & Dynamite” – from Diamonds & Dynamite by Donna Grantis (2019)

Continuing on in a jazz/rock fusion direction from yesterday’s Song of the Day. By chance I caught a one hour “In Session” show with Canadian guitarist Grantis on a jazz radio station recently where she played different cuts by herself and talked about her influences.  I was very vaguely familiar with her previously, as part of Prince’s final band 3rdeyegirl, but had never heard her music.  She appears to be carrying on the fusion torch and is a dynamitely diamond (or something like that) player. Echoes of Tommy Bolin and Billy Cobham’s 1973 Spectrum album (one of her proclaimed influences.)

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s