For over thirty years Paulus has been active in several bands as a drummer, bass player, percussionist and nowadays as a singer as well. He has been teaching djembe and dunun for more than twenty years durings regular classes, workshops and for performances alike. Doundounsaba (three duns at the same time) is his speciality.
He spent half a year in West Africa and spent many, many summers busking and thus making a livelihood. At the Rotterdam Conservaroty he attained his didactical grade World Music with honors. He is able to coach a group of musicians into a proper band within the span of two as he has shown during the Tuka Weekend