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Paul, a Professional Composer-Performer-Studio Musician-and Touring Artist for over 38 years is from the San Francisco Bay Area. Paul's primary instrument is Electric Bass.
He also plays electric and acoustic guitars and is an accomplished vocalist.
Paul Feia grew up in Danville, Ca. The first time he heard music on the radio he was enthralled and couldn't get enough. Back in the early 60's the AM radio stations were a melting pot of contemporary and nostalgic music ranging from Frank Sinatra to Beatles to Elvis to Benny Goodman all on one station and Paul has been influenced by these many different genres and artists. Paul also had the pleasure of growing up in a family of Musicians. His Mother, Father, Sister and Brother all were singers, musicians and performers.
Paul Feia has worked with artists such as James Howard (Jim Howard Band), Richard Bandoni (Night Ranger/Neal Schon), Bobby "Spider" Webb (Etta James, Bobby "Blue" Bland, B.B. King), Brad Gillis (Ozzie Osborn/ Night Ranger), T. Moran (Starship, Coldblood), David Kaffinetti (Viv Savage from Spinal Tap), Hershall Kennedy (Graham Central Station), Steve Sage, Finding Stella, Paul "from down the street" Palizzolo ( Buddy Ace ) and many other World Class Musicians.
His many gigs include venues such as Yoshis in San Francisco, “B.B. Kings Club” in Hollywood
- George Lucas' Halloween Party - “New Georges” in San Rafael - “Bimbos 365 Club” - “Last Day Saloon” - “Lou's Blues Pier 47” - "Fillmore Jazz Festival" - California Blues Festival in San Francisco
- Gilroy Garlic Festival - Stockton Asparagus Festival - Guitar Player Magazine "Live" in Livermore. Hundreds of Concerts, Fairs, Festivals, Nightclubs, Hotels, and many Corporate events.
Paul was awarded Honorable Mention in the Green Song contest at the Earth Day Marin 2010 For his song "Peace For Our Planet Earth"
Bass: James Jamerson - Carol Kaye - Ray Brown - John Paul Jones - Paul McCartney - Brian Bromberg - Victor Wooten - Chuck Rainey - Jaco Pastorius - Larry Graham to name a few.
Artists: Jimmy Smith - Booker T - Funk Bros.- Kenny Rankin - Chicago Transit Authority - Stevie Wonder - Steely Dan - Allman Brothers.- Billy Joel - Beatles - Beach Boys - Carole King -The Temptations -The Isley Brothers - Henry Mancini - Frank Sinatra - Stan Getz - Antonio Carlos Jobim,
and many more...