Gian Galiano

Session Guitarist

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Hello, my name is Gian Galiano and I am a Boston based blues/jazz/rock guitarist. I have studied and graduated from Berklee College of Music for guitar performance and a minor in Music Production and Engineering. Let's make some music!

I'm an available to hire for sessions, as a touring sideman, or jingle work. Specializing in Blues, Rock, Jazz, Pop, and Celtic music. I can record both electric (humbucker/singlecoil) and acoustic guitar for your projects, with a stocked pedalboard on hand for all of your crazy sound needs.

I also offer session quantizing/editing and live sound engineering services.

DAWs include ProTools, Logic and DP. File formats can be whichever you prefer.

You can check out my work on my website below:

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

Interview with Gian Galiano

  1. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  2. A: If you are looking for a great sounding product, someone easy to work with and a quick turnover for the product then I am your player!

  3. Q: How would you describe your style?

  4. A: For rhythm playing I think about how to change things up while still staying in the pocket. For lead I think very melodically and vocally. I think about what would a singer do there? And I interpret it on my instrument.

  5. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  6. A: Never be biased towards a certain type of music. Music is music!

  7. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  8. A: Rock, Singer Songwriter, Pop, Jazz, Fusion.

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: Listening and placing the guitar where it should be and keeping it away from where it shouldn't be.

  11. Q: What's your typical work process?

  12. A: Listen to the tracks, sketch out some ideas, do a rough take and then tweak it until the parts fit the piece.

  13. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  14. A: I run a Focusrite interface into my DAW and use KRK 8" monitors. Various microphones.

  15. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  16. A: Allen Hinds, Chuck D'Aloia, Oz Noy, Robben Ford..etc..

  17. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  18. A: Rhythm and lead guitar parts. I am a very lyrical guitarist when it comes to lead playing.

Brenna Carroll Band - I Got Mine (The Black Keys)

I was the Guitarist, Mix Engineer, Master Engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

2 revisions at no additional charge

Gear Highlights
  • Redplate Amps
  • Fender Blues Deluxe
  • Gibson Les Paul
  • Fender Stratocaster
  • Renzo Telecaster
  • Taylor Acoustic
  • Ovation Acoustic
  • ProTools
  • Logic Pro
  • Digital Performer
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