Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Paul "Mayo" Mayasich: BIO


Paul "Mayo" Mayasich, Lead Guitar & Vocals

Performance configurations can be tailor-made to suit the event ranging from an acoustic solo show to a 9-piece electric band 

Aside from Bass & Drums, Paul may add Percussion, Congas, Sax, Trumpet, Hammond B3, Violin or Keys 

The latest from guitarist Paul Mayasich and his band of buddies is an eclectic mix of American music. You get blues of all kinds, country, folk, and lots more -all of it laced with Mayasich's biting electric guitar and acoustic slide. -JH, Vintage Guitar, November 2016 excerpt of review of Mayasich's Threads CD 

Paul's career spans three+ decades, primarily around the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Bands he has been involved with include:  

Red's Roost/Blues Alley House Band, Big Walter Smith, Screaming Bullfrogs, Al Rapone Zydeco Express (San Francisco), Rhythm Doctors, Superbenders, Famous Dave's All Stars House Band, Bernard Allison, Blue Chamber / Big John Dickerson (toured the United States & Europe), Mick Sterling's Rolling Blunder Review, Benderheads, Dough Bros with Andy Dee, RAMM Band, Paul "Mayo" Mayasich Band 

Paul "Mayo" Mayasich Session Work: 

Shannon Curfman, Kevin Bowe, Mick Sterling, Scottie Miller, Jimi "Prime Time" Smith, Tom Mischke, Kurt Jorgensen, Demo with Leland Sklar & Michael Bland, Lisa Wenger, Ginny Dodds, Susan Odella, Megan Lawson, George Faber with Ricky Peterson, worked with Legendary Record Producer, Jim Gaines, on the Blue Chamber/Big John Dickerson album. 

Paul "Mayo" Mayasich Original Songs*: 

Give Me A Break (Bartender)

Back Slidin' ~ co-written with John Wright

Somewhere in the Night

Jelly Smackin' Mama

Love for Money (featured in the Indie film, 13 Days in a Warehouse)

Mile After Mile

Prisoner ~ co-written with John Wright

This World

Times Is Hard

That Man


Lonely Time

Be An Angel

Roll With the Punches

Troubled Blues

I Love Your Soup

Tell Me

Devil's Face

Texas Toast

Watch Out Boy

Arms of the Blues (Minnesota Music Award for Best Blues Recording, 2000)

Good Man Blues 

Black Coffee

BBQ Mama

The Path 

Campaigne Road (instrumental)

Vidalia, Georgia

Road of Love

Blues for the Jedi-co-written with Donald "High Pockets" Robertson & John Iden (instrumental)

Mr. Fathead (instrumental)

High Time


Skipping to Moon (instrumental)


Taxing Johanna (instrumental)


*All originals published Yazbutts Music/ASCAP with the excepton of Back Slidin' & Prisoner New Folk Productions/ASCAP

RSS feed