Darrell Diaz has been the man behind the music for many of today's recording artists. In 1991, he emerged onto the professional music scene in Los Angeles as the keyboardist/synthesist with jazz legend Herbie Hancock. Since, then he has gone on to become a successful writer, producer, engineer, keyboardist and musical director with such artists as Kenny Lattimore, Stanley Clarke, Gerald Albright, Doc Powell, Howard Hewett, DMX, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones and Maxwell, with whom he received his first platinum album, Urban Hang Suite and his first No. 1 song "Fortunate." He is a voting member of NARAS (Grammy committee) and teaches privately in LA with a focus on Afro-Cuban Jazz. He made his solo debut with the release of "Devotion" in 2002.