Welcome to the official website of jazz pianist/composer Rick Gallagher.  Please browse the music and other content and feel free to contact about performances, licensing, custom composition, lessons, etc.  Follow and share on your favorite social media platforms.

Rick Gallagher Project is the cross-genre music platform of Pittsburgh based composer/pianist/producer Rick Gallagher.

Rick's first recorded work for solo felted piano, Upright Sketches Vol. 1 is scheduled for release in the Fall/Winter of 2019.  The 12 song collection consists of blended styles ranging from neo-classical to modern contemporary film music and will be released under the artist name Rick Gallagher Project.  Follow on your favorite streaming platform for the most up to date release information.  

The first single "Drift" is available now.  Listen here!

Rick is currently accepting students for the winter of 2020.  Studio in Pittsburgh or SKYPE lessons available also.

Rick recently composed custom music beds for the innovative Carnegie Mellon University's new video campaign showcasing several of their current cutting-edge technologies.  You can listen to them here

Jazz pianist/composer Rick Gallagher released a new soulful jazz piano trio holiday release in 2016.  CHRISTMAS TIDINGS  is a collection of classic Christmas songs and carols with fresh new arrangements. Performed in timeless fashion by a swinging jazz piano trio with percussion this album continues in the tradition of Vince Guaraldi and Oscar Peterson.  Featuring Paul Thompson on bass, Thomas Wendt on drums and George Jones on percussion.

Reviews of Christmas Tidings: a Collection of Jazz Christmas Carols- All About Jazz , FaLaLaLaLa , Downbeat , Stubby's House of Christmas