Paul Bollenback is a jazz guitarist, recording artist, composer, and educator residing in the New York City area. He is known for his versatility and for an influential 20-year stint with jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco. He has performed as a side man with a wide range of jazz luminaries, including Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff, James Moody, Charlie Byrd, Herb Ellis, and many others.
Paul has performed on over 80 recordings as a sideman and has released eight albums as a leader, including Portraits in Space and Time. His compositions have appeared on Joey DeFrancesco’s albums Reboppin and Jazz Times Superband.
Since the late ‘90s, he has taught at Columbia University, Queens College, and The New School. Paul plays a Bambino model.
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