More You Play Itthe Harder It Gets
Born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, an accomplished musician, singer, songwriter, musical arranger, Paul Haake, has been playing guitar all over the world for over 40 years. Paul moved from the San Diego, California area to Austin, Texas in 1980 and immediately started playing and recording with many artists within the local music scene. In the early 1980's, Paul recorded three albums as 'The Paul Haake Band' that proved to be highly successful in Austin. In the past 25 years Paul has played and/or recorded with established local Austin bands such as: LOADED DICE, WILLIE SAMPSON AND THE EASTSIDE KINGS, PONTY BONE, THE BLUES SPECIALISTS, ELLIOTT FIKES AND THE SOUL SERENADE, MACUMBA LOVE, NANCY SHANNON, AND ARTHUR BROWN. Paul has also shared the stage, at one time or another, with such renowned artists such as: ERIC JOHNSON, JAMES COTTON, BRIAN SETZER, GEORGE THOROGOOD, ROBERT CRAY, SPANKY AND OUR GANG, SUE FOLEY, CHRIS DUARTE, GATEMOUTH BROWN, MERLE HAGGARD, LOU ANN BARTON, THE CONNECTORS, DEE PURKEYPILE, SMOKEY JOE MILLER, JOE ELY, DAVID GRISSOM, THE TAILGATORS, JESSE TAYLOR, to name just a few.