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Ingo Rau


Ingo Rau

Born in Karlsruhe, Germany, studied bass and drums. He started playing professionally in the German band EAT AMPS ALIVE in 1991 and they recorded four hit albums.Since then he has been the owner, producer and engineer in a recording studio in Freiburg/Germany where Paul has recorded his last 6 albums since UNSUNG HEROES. He also engineered and produced albums in Recording Studios in Oslo, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo, New York. Additionally he engineered LIVE concerts all over the world.

While working there Ingo has recorded albums and engineered Live Concerts by other artists like MARCUS MILLER, MACEO PARKER, CHICO FREEMAN, AL DI MEOLA, NILS LANDGREN, CANDY DULFER and many others. He recently played bass on Paul’s recent albums including the latest ”CALLING ALL CLOWNS” and tours regularly in Europe with Paul’s band.


Vladi Kempf


Vladi KempfBorn in Poland, where he played drums with top band LOMBARD touring all over Europe. He also worked with guitarist JAN ACKERMAN, original member of the Dutch group FOCUS.

He moved to the West in 1987, and now lives in Freiburg in the south west of Germany.

Now one of the most sought-after drummers in Europe, he plays with bands like HIGH JINX with RAY AUSTIN, The CADILLAC BLUES BAND, and American bluesmen JIM KAHR, GUITAR-CRUSHER SMITH, JUNIOR WELLS, and Canadian singer MARTY HALL.

His association with the music of PAUL MILLNS goes back to the early ’90’, and he still tours with Paul and his band.  He has appeared on all Paul’s albums since ”UNSUNG HEROES” till the latest ”CALLING ALL CLOWNS” .

Butch Coulter

Harmonica and guitar

Canadian Butch Coulter has been playing his virtuoso harmonica style in Blues and Roots music for the last 25 years all over the world. For fifteen years he was working with blues legend LONG JOHN BALDRY, and has also played with ALBERT COLLINS, JEFF HEALEY, JIMMY PAGE and MICK TAYLOR.

Since moving to Europe in the 90’s, he recorded two albums with the late LONG JOHN BALDRY and has appeared on all Paul’s albums since then, with his unique brand of harmonica and guitar styles. He and Paul are very often playing live concerts together and with the band, throughout Europe.