Keyboardist Paul Mutzabaugh works consistently in both live and studio projects throughout Chicago, enjoying a wide variety of musical genres. In addition to Blast, he currently leads his own original jazz/fusion group The Renegades, and is a founding member of the band Crawl. He performs regularly with notable local artists such as Typhanie Monique, John Elmquist's Hard Art Groop, Aaron McEvers' M13, and Chris Siebold's Psycles.  Paul also serves as a musical director for Casa de Luz church, which has included performances in the U.S. and abroad with renowned Hispanic artists including Héctor Hermosillo & Torre Fuerte, María del Sol, and Ernesto d'Alessio. Holding a Bachelor of Music in Composition from DePaul University ('98-'02), he also enjoyed a 4-year tenure on tenor drums with The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps (FMM '97-'00).