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Paul Weitz

Jazz guitarist in the Los Angeles area

About Me

Paul Weitz hails from Buffalo, NY and has been a professional musician for more than 30 years. Paul studied Classical Guitar at the University of Buffalo under Oswald Rantucci, Mike Andriaccio and Joel Perry. He studied jazz guitar under Andy Roemer and Frank Gerrard. Still in Buffalo, he studied composition and arranging under Russ Mesina. In Los Angeles he studied guitar under Ted Greene and Sid Jacobs. His major influences include Barney Kessell, Ed Bickert and Lenny Breau. Paul has played with notables Jimmy Wyble, and the Lettermen. Paul performs throughout the Los Angeles area as Solo, Duo (with bass), Trio and Quartet. Most often you can catch performances with jazz vocalist Donna Deussen. The new co-produced CD with Donna Deussen was released May 1st, 2014 "Donna Deussen and The Paul Weitz Trio" "On The Street Where You Live" - Available on iTunes, CDBaby and Amazon. His debut CD "THE PAUL WEITZ TRIO" was released in the Spring of 2010. It has gained high acclaim and has air play on jazz radio stations including KKJZ in Los Angeles.