Shirley McMarlin, "Pittbsurgh's Aris Paul Band Wins National Honor..."
"Winning was made sweeter for Paul and his family because “Better Man’s Shoes” is a tribute to his late maternal grandfather, Herbert “Bing” Kosanovich, a veteran of both World War II and the Pittsburgh steel mills..."
2021 HMMA WINNER (Rock), "Better Man's Shoes" (Ghosts/2020)
JD Nash, "American Blues Scene"
"At its core, the song is joyous and unifying, and that's carried through in the music. The horn section is a nod to the Memphis sound..."
Calvin Powers, "Heavy Rotation on the Americana Music Show"
"...I hear strains of Lyle Lovett in his voice and the same wry observational skills. Plus, just seems like one of the good guys."
Rainey Wetnight, "Blues Blast Magazine"
"When the band combines postmodern angst with classic sentiment and blues-rock rhythm, dynamite results..."
Melanie Stangl, "Sound Scene Express"
"He (Paul) plays with both precision and soul; it’s technically remarkable and genuinely moving..."