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There’s an Elephant in My Room

There’s an Elephant in My Room

Brand new CD with 14 original tunes, featuring 16 of Portland's awesome-est musicians.

$15.00
BASICS

BASICS

Paul’s debut as a singer/songwriter featuring songs of life, love, dogs, cats, topical issues, and Muhammad Ali.

$15.00
One Man Guitar Festival

One Man Guitar Festival

Paul celebrates fifty years of guitar playing with music from all phases of his career, from blues to bluegrass, Bach to Beatles, "real songs" and original compositions.

$15.00
I Hope

I Hope

I first recorded I Hope on my 1986 Solo Man cassette, and it became a staple of my steel-string repertoire. In 1998, the gifted luthier Jeffrey Elliott built a wonderful classical guitar for me, and on this guitar, I Hope underwent a transformation.

$15.00
Real Songs

Real Songs

Fourteen guitar interpretations of songs from jazz, pop, ragtime, and folk sources.

$15.00
Songs from the Bay

Songs from the Bay

Songs from the Bay by Paul Chasman, Featuring Doug Smith, guitar and Hamilton Cheifetz, cello. Conversations For Two Guitars by Paul Chasman, 1st guitar and Doug Smith, 2nd guitar.

$15.00
Sonatas #1 and #2 for Guitar

Sonatas #1 and #2 for Guitar

For the first time, Paul Chasman brings his compositional skills to the classical guitar. The cd begins with Sonata No. 2. The first movement, Ode to the Big Guy, is a tribute to J.S. Bach. From there, Chasman takes the listener on an Impressionist inf

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Prokofiev Piano Sonata Transcribed for Guitar by Paul Chasman

Prokofiev Piano Sonata Transcribed for Guitar by Paul Chasman

In some ways, the work of transcribing Prokofiev's Piano Sonata No.7 has been a life-long process. I grew up listening to my mother playing it on the piano, and the piece spoke to me in a powerful, mysterious way that no other piece of music ever has.

$15.00
The Heavy Gauge String Band

The Heavy Gauge String Band

For admirers of Paul Chasman’s music, “The Heavy Gauge String Band 1973” CD represents his earliest released recording, six years ahead of his first solo album. It gives a rare glimpse into an early stage of the artist’s development, just at the

$15.00
The Last of Us, Original Soundtrack

The Last of Us, Original Soundtrack

I have always wanted to write a film score. Over the years, many people have told me my music evokes visual images, and I’ve often thought that given the right opportunity, I could create a vivid soundscape for a film. I have a pet peeve about movies

$15.00
Summit Meeting

Summit Meeting

The Acoustic Guitar Summit: Paul Chasman, Terry Robb, Doug Smith, Mark Hanson.

$15.00

The making of BasicsThere’s An Elephant in My Room

With his new CD, “There’s An Elephant in My Room,” Paul Chasman celebrates his return to the Portland, Oregon area after a 16 year absence, reuniting with old friends and making some new ones along the way.  With 14 new songs that Paul made up all by himself, “Elephant” cuts a wide swath of topics and styles from a Dixieland band in the title tune to a bluegrass burner in “Frankie Said the ‘F’ Word,” to a doo-wop chorus accompanying  Paul’s ode to Sarah Palin.  Paul Chasman and the Awesome Portland Players have released a memorable CD showcasing Paul’s formidable songwriting, arranging, and guitar skills while reflecting the flavor of Portland’s vibrant music community.