Paul Niehaus IV is a multi-instrumentalist, Producer, Songwriter, and Engineer born and raised in Saint Louis, MO. He fell in love with music in his youth and knew he'd be pursuing a career in music by his teens. He has toured with some big names in the Blues world all over the country, playing in 47 states as well as Canada and Mexico. In 2016 he founded Blue Lotus Recordings, a record label that the RFT described as "Redefining the St. Louis Sound" by combining the Blues, Soul, and Roots tradition of St. Louis with an innovative approach to songwriting and a classic aesthetic. Records Paul has had a hand in Producing and Engineering have been nominated for awards including the Blues Music Awards and Blues Blast Music Awards. Paul became a member of the Recording Academy in 2021 and is proud to be a voting member for the Grammy's. Besides running Blue Lotus Recordings, Paul is proud to play keyboards and guitar in the Jeremiah Johnson Band, an all-original Blues and Roots band based out of Saint Louis. Paul's solo sets feature a mix of his originals and select covers that blend Americana, Soul, Blues, and Country influences.