EACH month WE SHINE THE LIGHT ON AN ARTIST, SONG, RADIO STATIOn/DJ, VENUE OR A CAUSE.

JUNE 2019

PAUL BENOIT

 
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Paul and I met years ago through our friend frankie hernandez. It took 8 years before we could match our schedules and tour as a duo. We learned 35 songs in 2 days and played a West Coast run, then booked the summer in Alaska. The man has a velvet voice. a stellar songwriter who plays the hell out of a guitar.

Paul has been touring for over 20 years, playing with other songwriters like Chris Chandler, Dan Bern, Reggie Garrett and Laura Love. He co-founded the band Haunman, a four-piece, all-acoustic instrumental ensemble that released four albums, sold over 8,000 recordings and toured upwards of 200 dates a year all over the U.S. 

He has a real “problem” with traveling - an addiction of sorts, and has traveled throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and India studying instruments such as the sitar and the Indian slide guitar. In June 2019, he released his 11th album, Lost days, Long Nights, which you can find here: https://paulbenoit.hearnow.com

 

Check out THIS MONTH’S SONGBONES podcast interview with paul benoit