Oakley Vale, Northamptonshire
Literary Fiction, Other, Plays and Scripts, Poetry

Writer Biography

Born In Liverpool Paul has worked in Television and music for almost 50 years.
He has written and published 3 biographies – two for television and has been nominated for a British Academy Award.
He has also written a series of eight books on musical instruments and is a contributor to The Penguin Encyclopaedia of Popular Music.
He is currently writing his first novel.


Selected Publications

Julian Bream ‘My Life In Music’
Stephane Grappelli ‘With and Without Django’
The Haynes Musical Instrument Manuals (7)

Contributed To

Penguin Encyclopaedia of popular Music

Performances & Workshops

The Core at Corby Cube
International Guitar festival of Great Britain

Prizes & Awards

BAFTA Nomination 2002
GRAMOPHONE DVD of the year 2005
Fellow of Royal Society of Arts

Available for the following:

  • Lectures / Talks / Panels
  • Teaching
  • Live Performances
  • Workshops
  • Community Group Work
  • Work Experience/Qualifications

    I have given talks to a wide range of age groups. I illustrate musical talks with live performance on guitar, bass and drums.

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    My Work

    Guitar manuals
    Publisher: Haynes

    Websites, blogs and links to work