Paul Sanchez

Paul Sanchez is a cat with eight lives used up and he's damn glad to be here.

He appears in season one of the new HBO series, TREME, episode 4 which is titled after a song he wrote with long time collaborator, John Boutte'. John and Paul appear in the episode singing the song, Foot Of Canal Street. Sanchez, along screen writer Colman deKay, just released a musical adaptation of Dan Baum's book, Nine Lives, a New York times Best Seller. Nine Lives is the story of New Orleans in the forty years between Hurricane Betsy in 1965 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005, as seen through the eyes of nine New Orleanians. The release features the talents of Tony Award winning actor Michael Cerveris and the star of the HBO series Treme, Wendell Pierce as well as actor/director/writer Harry Shearer and New Orleans legends Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas along with over a hundred New Orleans artists.