Paul Sanchez

January 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

EDINBURGH smaller(1)As well as releasing 11 solo albums, Paul played in rock band The Backbeats in the 80s with Vance DeGeneres (Ellen’s brother), he was also a founding member of successful rock band Cowboy Mouth, he has been on the Ellen DeGeneres show performing as a solo musician, he headlines the New Orleans Jazz Fest every year as well as playing many other festivals and he has appeared as himself in David Simon’s (The Wire) HBO series Treme. As part of The Backbeats, he worked with director Steven Soderbergh for one of their music videos, he has also recorded with soul legend Irma Thomas amongst others, he was a performer and director of musical Nine Lives (about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and this musical toured across the USA) and as announced yesterday, he has just been nominated for 3 Best of the Beat awards in New Orleans for his latest album.