Paul Weitz (Jazz Guitar) 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. He holds a BS Degree in Software Engineering from Cal Lutheran University
His major influences include Barney Kessell, Ed Bickert and Lenny Breau. Paul has played with notables Sam Most, Jimmy Wyble, and the Lettermen.
Paul performs throughout the Los Angeles area as Solo, Duo (with bass), Trio and Quartet. Most often Paul performs with jazz vocalist Donna Deussen. They are expecting the release of their first co-produced CD in the Fall of 2013.
His debut CD "THE PAUL WEITZ TRIO" with Gus Duffy - drums and Matt VanBenschoten - bass, 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.