Super Tall Paul is US Boss loop champion Multi-instrumentalist wins US national finals, earns $3,000 Multi-instrumentalist Paul Newman from Hollywood, Coalifornia, best known as Super Tall Paul, has won the US national finals for the Loop Station World Championship 3, the annual international competition for looping musicians organized by Boss.

Seven talented artists competed at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, Caifornia on October 20, 2012, with Super Tall Paul coming out on top as the US Champion.

Paul was utilizing the Boss loop stations to act as the modern day 'one man band'. He won over the judges to grab the top spot with an eclectic, spirited performance that featured beatboxing, ukulele, sax, flute, nose whistle, singing, and dancing.

The victory earned him $3,000 in Boss gear, plus the honor to represent the United States at the world finals during the 2013 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California in January 2013.

Silver and bronze
Second place honors and $2,000 in Boss gear went to Belgin Urgusu (aka DJ Berlin) of Baltimore, MD, while third place and $1,000 in BOSS gear went to Steven Cantor (aka Heaven Beatbox) from Alpharetta, GA.

The other finalists included Vox Machina ("Mister Tim" Jones and Matt Murphy) of Longmont, CO; Robert Williamson of Dublin, GA; and Danny Watson of Cincinnati, OH.

About the US finals
The US looping finalists performed before a live audience and a panel of celebrity judges, including Billy Idol guitarist and Camp Freddy founder Billy Morrison, Taxi founder Michael Laskow, noted keyboardist and Chair of the Keyboard Program at MI Lisa Harriton, and Boss/Roland guitar product manager Gary Lenaire.

About the Boss Loop Station competition
Now in its third year, the Boss Loop Station World Championship provides an opportunity for Boss loop artists to showcase their musical talents on a global stage. Competitions are held in many different countries around the world, with the national winners going on to compete with each other at the international finals.

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