Born: July 17, 1964
Welome to my MySpace page. My main interest is in being involved in the original music projects of creative musicians, especially involving improvisation. I started out as freelancing with classical orchestras as a clarinet player. These days I play most of the single reeds. Some of the diverse groups I’ve played with include Ten Part Invention, James Morrison Quintet, Judy Bailey, Steve Hunters’ Nine Lives, Clarion Fracture Zone and Wanderlust. International acts include Lou Reed for the 2007 Sydney Festival, American drummer Bobby Previte's Bitches Brew Project and New York pianist and composer Jim McNeely...
“…This was played by Cutlan on tenor with a guileless tenderness added to the warmth he exhibited elsewhere.” John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald, July 28 1998 Paul Cutlan’s Coltrane Project, Harbourside Brasserie
“soprano saxophone…played by Paul Cutlan, who attains one of the most softly burnished sounds on it you will hear.: “This time on tenor, he swooped through the range of the horn, the low notes pulsing with a warm vibrato and the high ones wailing with echoes of both despair and hilarity.” John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald, 23 May Side On Cafe
“Paul Cutlan’s typically stunning melodic invention on bass clarinet ran from shrill trills to evil growls…” “Cutlan’s soprano interludes a frenzy of colour and light” John Shand, Sydney morning Herald, Feb 22, 2001 Harbourside Brasserie
“Cutlan’s soprano sax is a dervish frenzy of melody on Llew’s thrilling Eyes Like Berries...