“Chicago is the place to be for Blues styles and sound—the venues, the musicians. If you want to be around the best players in the world, Chicago is where you need to be.”
Paul's been on stage most of his life playing the Blues with some of the greats - Honeyboy Edwards, Buddy Guy, Harmonica Hines, Eric Noden, Brother Larry Cox, Orlando Wright from the Buddy Guy band, Sam Lay, and Devil in the Woodpile. Paul is a respected soloist and sideman in the professional Blues community.
Paul teaches at the Old Town school of Folk Music in Chicago and Hogeye Records in Evanston, among others.
Paul has appeared on stage at House of Blues (Chicago), Buddy Guy's Legends (Chicago), The Hideout (Chicago), Haymarket (Decorah, IA), Checkerboard Lounge (Chicago), Harmony Bar (Madison, WI), Aragon Ballroom (Chicago) and Mercury Lounge (New York City), to name a few.
Paul stomps the Blues regularly at venues throughout the Midwest, and Blues and Folk festivals such as Chicago Blues Fest, Kalamazoo Michigan Blues Festival, Warrenville Illinois Folk Festival, Munster Indiana Blues Festival, Simply the Blues Festival (Iowa), and more.