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 personal soundcloud and my bands in the links below:

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Interview with Gian Galiano

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

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

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

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

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

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

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

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

  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 type of music do you usually work on?

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

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

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

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. 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.

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

  18. 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!

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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