There are many things that separate Paul P from the ‘just another Swing/jazz singer’ box, not least the spine tingling magical voice he possesses. The quality in Paul’s voice is unmistakable and wherever he goes he is leaving a lasting impression. The voice is amazingly strong, he has great tone, diction and natural phrasing, through this many frequently liken him to even that of Sinatra. Still after this there is more from this guy! He possesses a rare vocal versatility enabling him to effortlessly move notes and lighten tones when approaching classics such as for example Monro’s ‘Softly As I leave you’.
Crossing over musical genres is something that Paul seems to do with ease when called upon.
This young talent is starting to cause quite a stir and is quickly gaining critical acclaim from his live performances worldwide.
Born and raised in Sheffield, but with a deep Italian heritage, Paul is an irresistible blend of a down to earth working class lad with dark smouldering looks. He’s worked hard for all that he has achieved so far and is keen to add his own footsteps to a city that has already brought us great artists such as Joe Cocker, Paul Carrack, Arctic Monkeys, Pulp, Human League and many more WATCH THIS SPACE.
Paul tours the UK and Europe with big bands, ‘The Kings of Swing’ and has previously fronted ‘The Memphis Belle’ (originally from the Hollywood motion picture) mesmerizing audiences and promoting his name. The venues include some of the biggest theatres that the UK has to offer (including, Manchester Palace Theatre, Opera House..) this creating an ideal platform to increase his profile and quickly growing fan base as he interprets an array of classics his own way.
Recent performances include performing at ‘The Rooney Wedding reception’ in Italy. Many events in Scandinavia, Malta, and Bahrain, Max Beesley and Ryan Gigg’s charity Golf Event at The Belfry plus many, many more… Paul is constantly in demand around the UK and Worldwide and for many that have seen him perform, he is the UK’s real answer to the Vancouver crooner, Michael Buble.
Paul is building up an impressive list of corporate clients, providing them with outstanding entertainment.
Paul has already had opportunities to appear with some industry heavyweights. In December 2007 Paul supported Alfie Boe (EMI’s classical tenor) in Alfies home town of Blackpool to a full house at The Grand Theatre. The audience was blown away with Paul’s performance and he is firmly establishing himself as a star in his own right by treading the boards to learn his trade and having a BA hons degree in performance to back his gift.
“Singer Paul P looked very easy and natural on stage and vocally he really is a stand-out. Songs from the Michael Buble song book and a superbly sung version of the Matt Monro classic From Russia With Love were the highlights, and we were informed that Mr P has just recorded his debut album.”
Mark Ritchie – The Stage