Blues harp legend Paul Orta passes away May 16, 2019
RIP Paul Orta passed away May 16, 2019 at 8:45pm
Paul lost his fight to colon cancer after a great musical career, he will be sorely missed by the Blues community both here in Texas, and worldwide.
For those of you unaware of his long and storied career, his bio is below:
Paul Orta has fronted his band The Kingpins (a.k.a. The International Playboys) and various other groups around the world. He has played in the U.S.A., Spain, England, Ireland, France, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Russia, Portugal, Poland, Brazil, Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark & The Netherlands. He has opened for B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Van Morrison, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Junior Walker, James Cotton, Buckwheat Zydeco, Dennis Quaid band with Huey Lewis to name a few.