about PAUL

Paul’s resume reads like a “Who’s Who” of heavy music industry giants including Steve Winwood, Michael Bolton, Jennifer Lopez, Joan Baez, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Alejandro Sanz, Roberta Flack, Mariah Carey, Hall & Oates,C+C Music Factory, Annie Lennox, Alicia Keys, and too many more to name here. 

Suffice it to say that once you see and hear him, you’ll understand why Paul has been sought out by so many great musicians for so long.Although you may not know Paul Pesco by name, you’ve likely heard his music. In fact, Paul has been, andis still, among the most prolific and sought-after session musicians since he began playing professionally in the early 1980s, including several gigs for a young performer named Madonna, who recognized his talent and hired him to record somesessions with her. In 1982 Paul toured with the band Atlantic Starr, famous for its R&B and pop hits “Secret Lover” and “Always”.

​After the tour, Madonna, now a rising starlet recruited Paul to play guitar on her self-titled debut album. Paul then joined the synthpop duo The System and is credited with helping to launch the group’s career.Soon after, and throughout the 80s, Paul was known asone of the go-to session musician for a host of high-profileartists and his career flourished.