"Maxwell Gualtieri has his own vision and adds to the possibilities in differing ways."
-Gapplegate Guitar and Bass BlogLos Angeles-based guitarist/composer/improviser Maxwell Gualtieri is a mainstay in the local creative music scene, regularly performing his own original music and the music of others. He is involved with notable bands and ensembles that include Sophocles, Stupid Man Suit, Anne Hall, The Michael Mull Octet, The Matty Harris Double Septet, Brother Sister and Saturn’s Rival, among others. His work includes a variety of multidisciplinary projects, from composing and performing music for film and dance, as well as his experimental audio/visual work that includes his ensemble Ladies and Gentlemen. In addition to his creative work, Maxwell is the Co Director the pfMENTUM record label and is studio director of the Rhodes School of Music. His latest release is a solo album of improvised music for electric guitar on the pfMENTUM label titled, For Los Angeles. JazzWeekly.com calls the recording "a mix of Metal Machine Music by Lou Reed and Ritchie Blackmore at the LA Coliseum" and a "Soundtrack to a Jackson Pollock painting"