Paul Brett is rated as one of the best 12 string acoustic guitarists in the world. He has played or recorded with The Strawbs, The Overlanders, Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera, The Velvet Opera, Tintern Abbey, Fire, Roy Harper, Al Stewart, Lonnie Donegan, Paul Brett Sage and many others and in his own right as Paul Brett. He was a top session guitarist in the 1960’s & 70’s, having been in demand for many top sessions with a wide variety of Artistes. His first 12 string guitar suite “ Earth Birth “ was critically acclaimed. It was released on Paul’s own label Phoenix Future and produced by world famous artist Ralph Steadman of “Fear & Loathing“ fame. This led to Paul being signed on a four album deal to RCA. He later achieved album Chart success and Gold & Silver LP sales via his K-Tel “Romantic Guitar “ album. As a journalist, wrote for Melody Maker, NME, Sound International and International Musician in the same time frame he produces shows for Capital Radio, was a Marketing Consultant for Aria Guitars under whose brand he released two “Paul Brett” signature guitars. One six string and one 12 string model which have now become collectors items. In the early 1980′s, Paul decided to move to the “other side” and became Managing Director for Pan Polychord . Wrote TV Themes for Thames Television, credits include CP Taylor’s ” Rainbow Coloured Disco Dancer “, The first Aids series of nightly programmes and The M25 Travel Series. He was then co- head of Production with Michele Breeze for the Rank Holiday Division for eight consecutive years till the mid 90′s and also Production Director for Majesty Cruise lines in the States. Currently concentrating on writing and recording. CD releases include “Acoustic Power” with John Joyce, “Boudicca”, a stage musical co-written with Evita Star Michele Breeze. DVD releases ”Collecting Vintage Acoustic Guitars” ( DVD ) , “12 string guitar & Beyond” ( DVD ). Just released is a brand new book ” Music & Tablature for 12 string Acoustic Guitar” with accompanying CD.
September 2011 sees the worldwide launch of Paul Brett's PB 300 12 & 6 string electro - acoustic guitars by Vintage Guitars.