Originally from Tatamagoughe Nova Scotia Paul grew up playing and singing at local variety shows and concerts. He started taking piano lessons at the age of 4 and was consumed with learning the art.
By the time he was twelve he wanted to play more of a country style and was having trouble with the structure on the piano so he turned to the guitar and this is when his song writing began.
All through high school he participated in concerts and plays always loving the stage and when he turned 16 he had the opportunity to attend a larger school with a better music program where he was taught by Paul Barrett.
It was then that all the theory he had been learning started to come full circle and make sense and he started to develop his style of country rockabilly that he has incorporated into his songs.
At the age of 19 Paul was playing at clubs and bars but also giving back by participating in the local sled fillers and the Christmas Daddies’ telethon which both raise money for kids at Christmas.
Paul has been playing music now for over 20 years. His style of playing is a combination of Jerry Lee Lewis, Sir Elton John, and Ronnie Milsap as well as many other greats that have all influenced him over the years.
It was this style of piano playing that Nashville recording artist Paul Dwayne was looking for when he auditioned Paul and later hired him to join the act .
He has played all over North America and received a trail blazer nomination at the King Eagle awards in Nashville for his songwriting and musical abilities.
When he returned to Canada he was asked to audition for Canadian recording artist Denise Murray where he stayed for the remainder of that year before finishing up in the fall of 2001.
After being on the road for 12 years Paul took a nine year break from the industry and in 2010 has returned with new songs and new goals
In the fall of 2010 Paul decided to record his first full length album .After much consideration and research the decision came very easy to Paul to record at Feswick Productions .
The owner /producer/engineer Tim Feswick worked with Paul for 4 months on the project before the final master was complete.
The players on the album include JP Cormier on the fiddle and mandolin, Tim Feswick on guitar and bass, Kris Richards on guitar, Bob MacDonald on the pedal steel ,Shane Hatt on the drums ,Lacey Huntley singing harmonies ,and of course Paul Randy Mingo on the piano and Vocals.
Paul's writing of his experiences in life has made for an interesting mix of material on the album that is sure to please all ages of listeners.
singles released to radio to date ,Drinkin For A Livin ,Popcicle Sunday, My Favorite Family Souvenir and I Aint All Crazy
Be on the lookout for I AINT ALL CRAZY coming to a store shelf near you!!
Paul Randy Mingo
- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- Postal code:
- b2n 5b2
- Country, Rockabilly
- Hank Williams Jr ,Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John,George Strait