Jazz guitarist in the Los Angeles area
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
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.