Paul Guzzone

Adjunct Professor

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

Paul has been an Adjunct Professor in the Performing Arts Department at Pace University for thirty-four years, 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. He has produced albums by The Bacon Brothers 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; 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. He’s released several CDs and singles including Chasing the Moon 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.