Please help us welcome Elena Díaz Quartet at “El Patio de Esquina”.  Elena will be featured with classical guitarist José Manuel Tejeda, trombone & trumpet player Paul Deemer and Michael Longoria on drums and percussion for an evening of Brazilian jazz and Latin standards.  

Limited seating . Platforms for up to 4 people (VIP front row & great view) as well as individual seats available.

Elena Díaz is a professional vocalist based in the South of France. Originally from Houston, Texas, Elena was exposed to multi-cultural understanding, choral singing, and performance at a young age when she joined the Houston Children’s Chorus. She has shared the stage with Grammy award singer Heather Headley, Tony award winner Brian Lane Green, and actress/singer Maureen McGovern among other renowned artists. She has over 25 years of experience performing and is currently working with Brazilian jazz guitarist and composer Filipe Monteiro who has taken her under his wing by introducing her to the world of Brazilian jazz.

Paul Deemer is a first-call musician in Austin, Texas, and plays trombone, drums, keyboard, and trumpet locally and abroad. He is currently playing and touring with The Polyphonic Spree, Calexico, Progger (an offshoot of Snarky Puppy), Brownout, and Summit Recording artists Jazzbonez. Paul and his horn section joined Austin’s own Gary Clark Jr. at the 2019 Austin City Limits festival this fall. An adjunct professor, clinician, and lecturer of Jazz Trombone at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University, Paul also holds a Master’s degree in Studio Music and Jazz from the Frost School of Music in Miami, Florida.  Paul Deemer has toured in over 7 different countries and recorded on over 50 albums and can be seen performing in the Austin area with his bands Dreemer and the Paul Deemer Quintet.
 
Jose Manuel Tejeda is a professional Flamenco and Classical Guitarist from Cuba. He has on his resume more than a decade of experience performing as a solo guitarist, guitar teacher, composer, arranger, recording, and collaborator. Jose has performed in many important theater and auditoriums in Cuba, the US, and Spain. Jose moved to Austin Texas 9 years ago and he is currently a member of the band Atash and A’lante Flamenco. His passion and dedication to study many different music genres have made him one of the most successful and high demanded guitarists in Texas.