Paul Nelson Band
Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave, Dunedin, FL
American Grammy winning Guitarist/Producer/Music Director/Arranger/Song Writer/Performer Sony Recording Artist
Paul Nelson has performed live and or on recordings along side a list of today's top artists such as Johnny Winter, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Leslie West, Joe Perry, Robben Ford, Brian Setzer, Billy Gibbons, Derek St. Holmes, Mark Knophler, Slash, Vince Gill, Warren Haynes, Joe Walsh, Sonny Landreth, Los Lobos, Kim Wilson, Elvin Bishop, Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Sheperd, Reb Beach, Steve Morse, John Popper, Derek Trucks, Marty Friedman, Susan Tedeschi, Larry Carlton, Steve Vai, Joe Louis Walker,John Medeski, Hubert Sumlin, Jonathan Mover, Rick Derringer, Harvey Brooks, Bill Evans, James Cotton, Mark Knopfler, Brian Setzer, Dr. "Mac" John. Magic Slim, Coco Montoya, Reese Wynans, Edgar Winter, Ray Davis, George Lynch, James Cotton, Anthony Jackson, Dickey Betts, Junior Brown, Jimmy Vivino and La Bamba of Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Paul Schaefer's CBS Orchestra and the Blues Brother Horns.
Nelson is credited as being a composer/performer for music heard on international and national television broadcasts such as NBC, TNN, UPN, for the WWF. Paul's solo guitar work can be heard on the Halifax song "Anthem for Tonight" from their album Inevitability of a Strange World featured on the XBox 360 game "Prey" which was voted one of the Top 10 Video Games of the Year by Time Magazine. The song also appears on the follow-up soundtrack CD which also features the music of Ozzy Ozbourne, BOC, Ted Nugent, Heart, Judas Priest and Edgar Winter.
Recently, Paul has had the distinction of appearing as both guitarist and songwriter on Rock/Blues legend Johnny Winter's Grammy-nominated Virgin/EMI release I'm A Bluesman as well as producer/performer on his release "Roots" on Megaforce/Sony and performed with musical guest Johnny Winter on the Late Night with David Letterman Show to promote the "Roots" Album and on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC to promote Winters film Down and Dirty. Paul Nelson performed on and produced Winter's highest Billboard charting Grammy winning "Step Back" album which was #1 on the Billboard Blues Album charts for 3 weeks. He has also appeared as guest guitarist with the group Halifax on their CD entitled Inevitability of a Strange World on Drive Thru Records breaking onto Billboard's Top 200 and reaching 1 on their Heat Seekers chart.
Nelson, who studied with Steve Vai in his Berklee days, and jazz fusion greats Steve Khan and Mike Stern has created a tour de force with his latest all-instrumental rock/fusion solo release, entitled LOOK. - "A very diverse package that takes the listener on a sophisticated journey through the musical mind of Paul Nelson. His latest CD exudes boundless energy, and displays ferocious solo sections at the same time showing us his control over an emotional side of playing all the while holding it together with a tasteful melodic sense which comes through on each cut". Recognized as one of music's top guitarist/songwriter/producers Paul Nelson continues his musical journey recording and touring the world over. his Latest release "Badass Generation" is available worldwide Bullseye Management ©2019
"What else can we say about Paul Nelson except… Chops Deluxe." - Guitar World Magazine -
"An A-List guitar player who is undeniably one of the most technically dazzling players the world has ever known." - Guitar One Magazine -
"He's a soulful player who has chops to burn. The word 'ferocious' comes to mind, or 'take no prisoners'..." - Vintage Guitar Magazine -