Paul Lingerman is a one man band from right outside of Philadelphia Pa. His main instrument is guitar and he has a bachelors degree in jazz guitar performance from the University Of The Arts in Philadelphia. Although his degree is in jazz, he is also well versed in Rock, Funk, Prog Rock, Shred, Classical, Fusion and Acoustic. Paul has three solo albums and several with different bands that have all gotten some acclaim and radio play. So listen in and join Paul in his quest for originality, and "emotionality", groove and technical prowess!!

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Thirty three year old Paul Lingerman has been playing guitar for over 20 years and has a bachelors degree in jazz guitar from the University Of The Arts in Philadelphia Pa. Although his degree is in jazz he is also well versed in other styles such as: rock, funk, shred, prog rock/metal, fusion and classical. All these influences give Paul's original music a unique and interesting sound. One of his solo albums is called "Heavyfunkjazz" which is a fusion of hard rock, jazz and funk. While some of the songs have serious and meaningful lyrical content, some of the other song lyrics tend to be on the silly side similar to something that Frank Zappa might have done.
Paul has three solo albums in which he plays all the instruments and sings. They're called "Welcome To My Mind", "Heavyfunkjazz," and "Paul Lingerman Acoustic". These CD's have gotten some acclaim and radio play on various stations worldwide thanks to computer music programs and word of mouth. Some of Paul's music has been included on independant films such as Ninja Paparazzi by Jae Chon and his former band Metox was featured on Chain Reaction 2 and 3.
Paul has also been in several other bands since 1992 and some of them have done very well selling thousands of CD's. Paul has played thousands of gigs over the years in venues ranging from small art galleries to the Trocadero and Electric Factory opening for artists suck as Dee Snider's Widowmaker, Yngwie Malmsteen, Tommy Conwell and Michelle Branch. As of

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