Update Rich Halley + Follow

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Rich Halley is a saxophonist and composer who has released more than a dozen critically acclaimed recordings. He performs in settings that range from solo to large groups and frequently with the Rich Halley 4 which includes Michael Vlatkovich on trombone, Clyde Reed on bass and Carson Halley on drums. Rich also leads the Outside Music Ensemble, a four horn two percussionist group that performs acoustically in outdoor settings.

For over two decades, Rich was the leader of the Lizard Brothers, a sextet whose performances combined exploration and jazz tradition. He was the leader of Multnomah Rhythm Ensemble, a group that combined new jazz with multi-media....
read more

CD/LP/Track Review

Extended Analysis

More articles about Rich Halley
”As we enter the second decade of the 21st Century, Rich Halley has flourished into one of the world's very finest jazz tenor saxophonists... His cavernous tenor sound and impassioned soloing long ago stepped outside of these, and numerous other primal influences and can only be compared, as a point of reference, to that of players such as Don Byas, David S. Ware, David Murray, Coleman Hawkins, and George Adams.” -Dave Wayne, jazzreview.com

“Freewheeling and satisfying.” -Eric Fine, DownBeat

“No saxophonist out there is playing with more fire, muscle, sheer guts or wild abandon than Halley...

read more


  • BUY

    Creating Structure

    Pine Eagle Records
  • BUY

    The Wisdom of Rocks

    Pine Eagle Records
  • BUY

    Rich Halley: Crossing The Passes

    Pine Eagle Records
  • BUY

    Crossing the Passes

    Pine Eagle Records
  • BUY

    Back From Beyond

    Pine Eagle Records
  • BUY

    Requiem For A Pit Viper

    Pine Eagle Records
  • BUY

    Live at the Penofin Jazz Festival

    Pine Eagle Records
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX5ipsUXq_o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=501sykpyK3A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8i4quoj6J8


Date Event
May18 Rich Halley 4
Beacon, NY

Post these events to your social pages. Learn how here.

Rank: 6,986
Views: 4,152
Fans: 1
Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Reset password.

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Email Local Jazz Events!

Email Local Jazz Events

or search site with Google

Help improve the Rich Halley profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Rich Halley musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.