Paul Westbrook began composing in the mid 1980's. By the late 80's technology existed to make recordings at home. Early recordings used a Yamaha DX7, his saxophone, and a 4-track cassette recorder. An ATARI computer running Steinberg software was the next great leap. The home studio continued to evolve and when mp3.com hit the scene In the late 90's Paul found an audience at mp3.com until sold out and folded in 2003. All compositions have been released on CDBaby and can be found on iTunes and Amazon Music.
Some of the worldwide hits on mp3.com were: Sunburst - # 1 worldwide in General Jazz Street Corner Blues - # 1 Blues Vocalist Dilbert is a Documentary - # 1 Jump Blues Fajita - # 2 Latin Jazz Think of You - # 3 Jazz Vocalist Parker 'N Diz - # 3 Bebop
Below are links to some of Paul's music and a few links to clips from his daughter, Kendall Westbrook. Links are to CDBaby where you can listen or purchase the music. Paul's current bands are Jazz Bytes and the 18-piece Texins Jazz Band.
Paul's album of original compositions
Spring contains original compositions from Paul Westbrook.