Originally from Long Island, NY, Paul Giallorenzo is a Chicago-based improviser, composer, producer, and sound designer using piano, synthesizer, keyboards, and electronics in a diverse range of contexts with a wide array of Chicago and international musicians in improvised, avant-jazz, experimental, and electro/acoustic music, performing regularly locally and throughout North America and Europe. His work can be found on the Chicago-based Delmark Records and Austin-based Astral Spirits labels, as well as various other imprints including Leo Records (UK), Not Two Records (Poland), and 482 Music (NY).
Paul is the Artistic Director of the multi-arts organization Homeroom and a co-founder and programmer of the music venue/art gallery Elastic Arts, producing hundreds of creative music concerts and art events in Chicago since 2001.
Current Projects include: PG Trio (Delmark) piano trio with Joshua Abrams - bass, Mikel Avery - drums Hearts and Minds (Astral Spirits) synthesizer/electric piano trio with Jason Stein - bass clarinet, Chad Taylor - drums; SOTOL synthesizer/electronics duo with Ingebrigt Haker Flaten - e bass/electronics; Scanlines (Vimeo) synthesizer/electronics with Kim Alpert - video, Cristal Sabbagh/Jasmine Mendoza - movement, Anton Hatwich - bass; GitGO (Delmark, Leo, 482 Music) piano quintet including: Josh Berman - cornet, Jeb Bishop - trombone, Anton Hatwich - bass, Quin Kirchner - drums, Dave Rempis - saxophones, Marc Riordan - drums, Frank Rosaly - drums, Mars Williams - reeds
Past Projects include: Gregorio/Giallorenzo Duo (Peira) piano/prepared piano duo with Guillermo Gregorio - clarinet PG 3 (Nottwo Records) piano trio with Ingebrigt Håker Flaten - bass, Tim Daisy - drums; Breakway (Peira) with synthesizer trio with Brian Labycz - synthesizer, Marc Riordan - drums Masul (Creative Sources) synthesizer duo with Thomas Mejer - contrabass saxophone