Paolo Pavan was born in Rome in 1970. He has been studying jazz since he was a child. He achieved the degree in piano and pursued his classical studies with Kostantin Bogino. In 2000 achieves an ethnomusicology degree at Sapienza University. In 2008 participates in the workshop of the pianist Kenny Barron at the Tuscia Jazz festival. Since late 80s he has been playing with several folk, rock, pop and jazz band in Rome and collaborate in studio recordings projects. He played in numerous musical festivals like "The Eddie Lang Jazz festival", "Fabbricando festival", "Se telefonando festival". In 2000 was finalist for the "TIM international music festival"