Upcoming performances

Thursday, 7/5 - Saturday, 7/7

Midwest Tour w/ Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow

Shows & Times TBA

Tuesday, 7/10 & Wednesday, 7/11

Blue Note Tokyo w/ Makaya McCraven

Saturday, 7/14 & Sunday, 7/15

Blue Note Beijing w/ Makaya McCraven

Thursday, 7/19

California Clipper w/ Corey Wilkes


1002 N. California


Monday, 8/6 - Sunday, 8/12

West Coast Tour w/ Makaya McCraven, Jeff Parker & Ben Lamar Gay

Shows & Times TBA

Friday, 8/31

The Junius Paul Quartet will be performing at the 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival!

11:30am - Von Freeman Stage


Art Ensemble Of Chicago Spring/Summer 2018 + Fall 2018 Tours

Junius Paul Quartet to Perform 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival

Big Ears Festival 2018 - Roscoe Mitchell's Trio Five

Immune To Boredom 


Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Budapest, Hungary

Junius Paul Quartet to perform at 2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Junius Paul Bio



Junius Paul, composer, bandleader & acoustic and electric bassist, was born and raised in the Chicago area and is a graduate of St. Xavier University (Chicago). An internationally established bassist, some of Junius' performance and/or recording credits include The Art Ensemble Of Chicago, numerous configurations of ensembles led by Roscoe Mitchell, Famoudou Don Moye Sun Percussion Summit, AACM Small Ensemble & Big Band, Makaya McCraven, The Fred Anderson Trio, The Curtis Fuller Quintet, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Marquis Hill, KRS-One and Donald Byrd among others. In 2013-14, Junius served as music department faculty for Trinity Christian College (Palos Heights, IL). In 2017, Junius was the featured artist and honoree for his alma mater, St. Xavier University’s Jazz Weekend. Junius is scheduled to perform the 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival with his quartet and is finishing his debut album, set for release in early 2019 via International Anthem Recording Company.

Contact Junius

Junius Paul Music 

Phone: +1 (312) 471-5743

Email: junius@juniuspaulmusic.com

*In cover photo, Junius is wearing Cecilia de Rafael Gatsby footed tights. (Photo: Lamasia Studio)