upright sketches, winter carols

NEW Christmas release 2021 - AVAILABLE NOW

Upright Sketches, Winter Carols features the classic winter folk melodies of Ireland, France, Germany, and others all recorded on an intimate, warm solo felt piano. This new 17 song holiday collection embraces elements of the deep mystery of faith through folk, celtic, and contemporary influenced arrangements.  Winter Carols will be a refreshing unique voice admidst the mainstream Christmas releases this year.

Upright sketches vol 3

Coming in early 2022!

Upright Sketches Vol 3, the next collection of original felt piano compositions will be released in Februrary of 2022.  Singles Goodwill, Memoir and Surety are already available on all music streaming platforms.

Here is a kind review of the single Goodwill by the music blog Music Dances While you sleep.

Rick Gallagher Project

Cross-genre pianist / composer

Rick Gallagher Project is the cross-genre music platform of Pittsburgh based composer/pianist/producer Rick Gallagher. A career jazz pianist/educator, Gallagher brings his creative harmonic approach, melodic vision, improvisational spirit and delicate soulful touch to a blend of musical genres. Gallagher's musical markings relax, stimulate, and inspire. His compositions have been synced to all forms of media ranging from major TV networks to film projects and many other commercial applications across the US and the globe.

Rick Gallagher

Jazz pianist / composer

Rick Gallagher is an American jazz pianist and composer from Pittsburgh known for his improvisational spirit, original compositions, arrangements of hymns and spirituals, and timeless Christmas recordings. For over two decades, Rick has been performing, teaching, and composing/licensing music for all forms of media.  Also explore Rick Gallagher's cross genre music platform Rick Gallagher Project.

Join mailing list for the latest news