Geoff Pearlman Bio



Geoff Pearlman is the guitar player on Greenwich Films/BMG records’ Echo in the Canyon, a celebration of the music of Laurel Canyon from 1965-1967. 

Released in June 2019 and produced and directed by Andrew Slater, the film features interviews and musical appearances by Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Tom Petty, Steven Stills, Graham Nash, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, Brain Wilson, Norah Jones, Neil Young, Beck, Fiona Apple, Cat Power, Regina Spektor and more performing songs by the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, the Mommas and Poppas and others. As part of the Echo in the Canyon band, Geoff is featured both in the film and on it’s accompanying soundtrack playing 12-string and 6-string electric guitar.

Originally from Omaha, NE, Geoff started his musical journey with guitar lessons at age 9 (a side effect of his first concert experience, Kiss).  Later, Geoff attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. After some musically diverse and skill-honing years in San Francisco, Geoff found his way to his current home of Los Angeles.

Geoff has performed with a wide range of artists including Shelby Lynne, Jakob Dylan, Linda Perry, Creed Bratton, Jill Sobule, Toni Childs, The Tokens, Lucy Woodward, Norah Jones and Dead Rock West, among many others, and his guitar playing has appeared on a range of recordings from Disney’s “High School Musical 1, 2 and 3” and “Hannah Montana” to records by Jakob Dylan, Dead Rock West, Jon Mclaughlin and Joan Osborne, working alongside noted producers such as Don Was, Andrew Slater, John Doe (X), George Drakoulias and Mike Chapman.

Geoff is also busy as a studio engineer, producer and composer.  He has created music for the Travel Channel, the Food Network and Mattel as well as several independent film projects. His original music  has been used on television programs such as Fuller House. Jag, Flipping Out, Shark, Dance Mom’s and High School Reunion.  He has produced and engineered recordings by Syd Straw, Marc Ribot and others.

As an independent artist and songwriter, Geoff has released a full length CD "Anything at All” (2002), an EP entitled "Someplace Like Nowhere”(2005) and will release his latest, “Lost in the Satellites”, in 2019. 

Geoff Pearlman