Paul’s career as a multi-instrumentalist spans contemporary classical music, world music
Paul graduated from the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music in 1987 with Honours in
Composition. Orchestral experience includes the Tasmanian and Sydney Symphony
Orchestras and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. Notable jazz artists/ensembles
with whom Paul has played include Jann Rutherford, Original Otto Orchestra, Ten Part
Invention, James Morrison, Judy Bailey, Steve Hunters' Nine Lives, Craig Scott Quintet,
Clarion Fracture Zone and Wanderlust. International acts with whom he has performed
include Lou Reed, Bobby Previte, Jim McNeely, James Newton, Jerry Lewis and Michael
In 1997 Paul joined world/jazz group and is featured on their ARIA winning album Live in
Europe. With them he has been on numerous European, North American and Asian tours
and for Musica Viva he frequently performs school shows Australia wide.
Paul is a member of the Australian Art Orchestra, having recorded three albums, travelled
to Mexico City, Auckland and Malaysia.
He composed and performed for the acclaimed theatre production Birth of the Cool for the
Sydney Festival, with subsequent seasons in Edinburgh and Germany.
Recent performances include Diary of a Madman featuring Geoffrey Rush in Sydney and
New York seasons. Paul is completing a Masters Degree in Composition at Sydney