Label: Oak Ring Records
Hometown: San Francisco Bay Area
Influences: Snarky Puppy, Jaco Pastorius, The Crusaders
Sounds Like: MMW, Badbadnotgood, Lettuce, The RH Factor
Paul Smith Stewart is a professional musician and music educator. He has recorded and performed with many different artists, but is best known for his work with the Central Coast band Still Time. Beginning in 2004, Still Time steadily expanded from a local college band to a national touring act and successfully released four albums on their independent record label, When It Hits Records. After graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2017, Paul released his first EP Transitions with Oak Ring Records. Now working on his Master's in Music Composition at Vermont College of Fine Arts, he just released his second EP Renewal in April of 2018.
“...Paul Smith Stewart who is affectionately known as Pablo to his adoring fans. Pablo is one of those special musicians who is comfortable sitting back in the pocket letting others shine, but is always rock solid on with his playing. His grooves permeate the music and send those who worship the bottom end into bass line bliss.” - Music Industry News Network