Hal Galper

In his fifth decade as a major jazz artist, Hal Galper continues the innovation that has made him one of the most surprising and satisfying pianists alive. Galper is at the forefront of players reaching audiences through the time-tested magic of swing while integrating adventurous rhythmic and harmonic concepts. The exploration of rubato playing in his trio is uncovering possibilities that deepen the jazz experience for musicians and listeners alike. On the All About Jazz website, reviewer Dan McGlenaghan summarized the Galper effect:

“He has also found two like-minded musical brothers in bassist Jeff Johnson and drummer John Bishop, versatile and sophisticated players who can keep up with his “Rubato” concept, one of playing loose and free with tempo and harmony— even structure—twisting the familiar forms like a rubber band, then pulling them back and letting them fly free.”

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
May14Sat The Hal Galper Trio
Nordic Heritage Museum
Seattle, WA
7:30 pm

Albums

O's Time
O's Time
Origin Records
2015
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O's Time
O's Time
Origin Records
2014
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Airegin Revisited
Airegin Revisited
Origin Records
2012
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Trip the Light Fantastic
Trip the Light...
Origin Records
2011
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E Pluribus Unum
E Pluribus Unum
Origin Records
2010
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Now Hear This
Now Hear This
Enja Records
2009
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