Gretsch Guitars

MUSICAL PROJECTS

Paul's playing is influenced by such a diverse range of music he often creates side-projects to immerse himself in a particular style. Read more about his collaborations in hot-rod rockabilly, country blues and bebop jazz!

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Audio samples from Cousin Harley

Divorce Me C.O.D. from "Jukin'"

It's Obdacious from "Hillbilly Madness"

Weary Blues from "Jukin'"
Cousin Harley is the rocking hillbilly persona of Paul Pigat. This band has a hard-earned reputation for delivering everything from hot-rod rockabilly to foot stomping vintage country and western swing. Paul is joined by Keith Picot on upright bass and Jesse Cahill on drums to create an unstoppable rock 'n roll wrecking crew.
From classic honky tonk and cow punk rippers, to a helping of western swing and classic jump blues, Cousin Harley plays in the old tradition — slugging it out hot and heavy in roadhouses across the land.

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Paul Pigat Trio
Boxcar Campfire is a mostly acoustic project, allowing Paul to explore traditional country blues, "High Lonesome" western music and other roots genres.

Audio samples from the new
release "Boxcar Campfire"

Johnny's Poorly

Papa Come Quick

John Henry

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Paul Pigat Boxcar Campfire
The Paul Pigat Trio features a rotating cast of some of the best jazz players on the West Coast. The Trio swings through vintage bebop and jazz standards in the style of Charlie Christian, Les Paul and Tal Farlow.

Audio Samples

Moonglow

Blues on the Half Shell

One Kiss
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