Cleveland: the home of the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame, Browns Football and PAUL SIDOTI. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, Paul developed a LOVE for music at a very young age. With KISS, Van Halen, The Eagles and The Beatles as some of his biggest musical influences, he grew up learning from the best. His professional journey in the music industry started when he toured as bassist with 60’s artist, Gary Lewis and the Playboys from 1993-99. From 2000-’07, he toured with Eric Carmen and with the reunited band Eric originally formed, Raspberries. Paul has been touring since December 2007 as vocalist/guitarist for multi-platinum selling artist, Taylor Swift.
With Taylor Swift’s international fan base growing, Paul’s travels have taken him to the UK, France, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Spain, Holland, Singapore, The Philippines, Hong Kong, Canada, Japan, and Australia. He has played on television shows including multiple performances on; The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, CBS Early Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Regis and Kelly, Saturday Night Live, MTV’s TRL, The Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, CMT Awards, CMA Awards, ACM Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards among others. In addition to touring, Paul has also played on the latest studio album by Taylor entitled, ‘Speak Now’ which sold over 1 million copies in it’s first week alone and over 5 million units to date.
Paul is currently in the studio working on a new EP with artist/producer Bryan White. His EP is scheduled for a Spring 2012 release.