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Paul MaxwelPaul Maxwel, aka The Piano Man, is an international artist. Paul is of British origin but brought up since childhood in Andalusia, Spain. He currently resides in Marbella. His charismatic humour and Andalusian grace makes him a unique artist on stage all over the globe and especially in Europe. His dynamism at the piano and  his powerful voice captivates his audience instantly.

Paul has toured extensively across Europe; appearing in concerts and  theaters, corporate events, weddings and private parties. This has included amazing places such as The Marbella Arena, ‘Luz de Gas’ in Barcelona, Sala Riviera in Madrid, Casino Torrequebrada, Palacio de Congresos de Granada, Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella Club, and the Midem Festival in Cannes. He has performed events in Holland, Germany, Dubai, Miami, Sweden, Denmark, Hungary, Czech Republic, UK and Ireland as well as at private parties all over the globe.

Paul has also enjoyed a huge following having opening his own piano bars over the years in hotspots of Marbella and Puerto Banus, like the Marvellous bar, The Piano Man Bar, Maxwel’s Live Music and Joy’s Live.

Paul Maxwel has performed and shared the stage Concert supporting WORLD CLASS artists like George Benson (2017), Lionel Richie (2017), Simply Red (2016), Seal (2016), Billy Ocean & Heather Small 80’s concert (2017), Michael Bolton (2013), Earth Wind & Fire experience (2014), Ricky Martin (1995), Sister Sledge (2014), Smokie (2011), The Real Thing (2012), Gary Moore (1994), Mica Paris (2013), Tony Hadley (2019), Alexander O’Neal. Paul has also performed at private events for the Dutch Royal Family (2004), Cilla Black, Cliff Richard, Westlife, Bill Clinton gala’s beneficiaries, in The Midem 2008 (with the presentation of his album ‘Love and Pride’), and numerous parties for the Jet Set in Marbella.

Paul is also an exceptional songwriter. His song ‘I’m so high’ was the official song of the Radio ‘Cope’ in the 2008 European Soccer Cup tournament where Spain came out victorious. This song is part of his album, ‘Love & Pride’ recorded in Málaga, Seville, Los Angeles and New York, with world-renowned producers and winners of ‘Grammies’ as Rafa Sardina, Rick Logan and Ted Jensen.

On this high-quality CD appears a fantastic version of ‘The Piano Man’ from Billy Joel and there’s not a performance that goes by without Paul playing this song. Known as the Piano Man, he never fails to get the crowd on their feet and singing along with him. In 2017 Paul released his second album, ‘PURE’,  a romantic and elegant album, available on all major digital platforms and comprising a mix of original song ballads and covers of some of the most beautiful songs ever written.

In 2021 Paul performed a number of sell-out concerts in venues and theatres in Spain,  honouring the music of Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupen with his live band, The Elton Experience. A number of the shows, sponsored by Kiss FM Radio, included a live symphonic orchestra, which was a dream come true for Paul. The combination of symphonic rock and Paul’s similarity to Sir Elton John makes for an amazing show on tour.

During 2022 he launched the ‘Red Piano Tour’ through Spain and the Legends Forever tour, honouring the music of the greatest piano entertainers.

With a busy schedule of weddings, private parties and events all over Europe, Paul loves being on stage and enjoys being with the audience. From small intimate venues to large concert halls Paul always gives his all to his audience, who are what give him the energy during each performance.

Like fine wine, Paul also improves with age. In 2023 he is back on tour with his shows and events.


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