Bachelor of Music
Paul Young B.Mus
‘Drummer and principal composer Paul Young is “in the zone” all night, brushing and hitting his cymbals and effortlessly switching between intricate rhythms within the space of the same song..Sheer sonic class and professionalism on all counts.’
DENIS SEMCHENKO, Rave Magazine
Paul Young is a Free-Lance Drummer, Composer and Educator who currently resides in Brisbane. He is regularly playing Jazz, Roots and Experimental music with such ensembles such as ‘The Quadratic Contingency’, ‘The Jimmy Watts Band’, and ‘Ghostboy with Golden Virtues’.
After graduating the Queensland University of Technology (Bmus), Paul has performed throughout Europe and regularly tours Nationally, performing in some of Australia’s largest festivals. Paul’s versatility is shown by the eclectic variety of ensembles he performs in, including Rock, Country, Jazz, Funk, Folk, Soul and Experimental. As well performing regularly, Paul is regularly engaged in recording projects with his studio work most recently being with ‘The Quadratic Contingency’, ‘The Jimmy Watts Band’, ‘Ghostboy with Golden Virtues’ , Peter B & The Homeless Souls and The Ivory Trio.
Paul’s project ‘The Quadratic Contingency’, are currently playing his original compositions and have been performing regularly at festivals in Queensland. Paul was selected in 2011 to be the ‘Musician in Residence’ at the Gallery of Modern art. He was commisioned to write and perform compositions for 8 Alfred Hitchcock silent films and his work has received International recognition as well as National airplay.
For further information on Paul’s work with The Quadratic Contingency, please visit their website:
These details were last updated on June 5, 2012