Throughout Paul's university studies in Santa Cruz CA, Liverpool UK and Bellingham WA, he performed in the various classical and jazz ensembles within the music department, but additionally Paul gained valuable experience outside of the university walls throwing late night beach raves on the California coast, performing in the Brazilian samba group Nova Blancho at a monthly Carnival night at the largest nightclub in England, and joining in to various funk, reggae, hip hop and jazz ensembles.
After some extensive world traveling Paul joined into the Northwest funk juggernaut and collective LaPush led by the talented Joel Ricci. Many shows, recordings and festivals later, that led to him into forming his own funk trio Megatron who independently released an album which was licensed by P-Vine Records in Japan. Megatron had the honor to act as support for many national touring acts including Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Budos Band, and Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings.
Paul was also heavily involved in the formation of the groundbreaking Dream Science Circus. As Musical and Technical Director, he not only created original content for the show, but performed and live sequenced it on stage, in character, as part of the show. The company toured both nationally and internationally in both Canada and Mexico and led to the formation of the Bellingham Circus Guild and the Lookout Arts Center.