Co-founder of The PB, an Italian born in Geneva, Claudio Pallaro started out playing saxophone in concert bands before turning to jazz. He then went on to the U.S. to work on composition, arrangement and saxophone in the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. Here he studied with George Garzone, Ed Tomassi and Jerry Bergonzi.
Back in Europe he worked extensively in a variety of formats and styles ranging from trio to Salsa Big Band. He composed and arranged for the major French Acid Jazz outfit Dis bonjour à la dame Keen to enjoy more space as a soloist, he formed his own trio in 2010 recording a first album Desert Dance in 2013.