Paul Guzzone

Rock & Contemporary Culture, How the Entertainment Industry Works - Music

For twenty-five years Paul has been an Adjunct Professor in the Performing Arts Department at Pace University, where he teaches courses on the history of rock music and the business of entertainment. Paul Guzzone is a versatile musician, composer and producer whose work ranges from special events and commercials to performances and recordings. Paul has produced albums by the acoustic duo Aztec Two-Step and numerous independent artists. In the 80’s he produced and released his own album Dancin’ Room to critical raves and airplay on major East Coast rock stations. Also during that time he was a featured performer and assistant musical director in National Lampoon’s Class Of ’86 at The Village Gate in NYC. Additional production credits include: recording Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and other major stars for the New York Times bestselling book & platinum CD Philadelphia Chickens by author/illustrator Sandra Boynton. His latest solo CD Chasing The Moon has been described as “instantly accessible to the ears, the head and the heart.” (see: He has been musical director for numerous theatrical productions and cabaret shows and was commissioned to write a rock-electronica score for a production of the Greek classic Phaedra. Working with cellist Stephanie Winters, Paul was part of Lincoln Center’s 2009-2010 “Meet the Artist School Series” which introduces students to the performing arts.