Rick Gallagher Project

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.

Upright Sketches Vol 3

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Upright Sketches is a series of albums with songs composed using blended styles ranging from neo-classical to modern contemporary film music. In these recordings, Rick continues to explore warm felt piano compositions with his blended influences and delicate soulful touch.

This personal collection was recorded at his home studio in Pittsburgh, PA. The 2 most recent albums include Upright Sketches, Hymnbook (Sept 2021), and a brand new Holiday release Upright Sketches, Winter Carols (Nov 2021), both available now.  Upright Sketches Vol 3 (March 2022), is now available on all music streaming platforms.

Cover art and sketches by Mike Meutslee.  www.artisticdork.com

Upright Sketches, Winter Carols

Rick Gallagher Project

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.  

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Upright Sketches, Hymnbook

Rick Gallagher Project

Soulful, rich, mellow and deep, the Upright Sketches series continues with Rick's first solo felt piano collection of hymns.  Timeless, creative arrangements of some of the most beloved hymns of the Christian church.  Hymnbook provides the perfect contemplative instrumental backdrop for churches, reading, study, focus and rest.

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Upright Sketches Vol 2

Rick Gallagher Project

Upright Sketches, Vol 2 is Rick's 2nd solo felt piano recording of original music released in 2021. Neoclassical and other modern contemporary influences compositions showcase his creative approach, and soulful light touch at the piano.

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Upright Sketches, Christmastime

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Instrumental Chill

Rick Gallagher Project

Sophisticated, organic, instrumental music beds created using improvised ideas developed for all forms of media.

Evolving vamps combine improvised elements of jazz, electronic, chillout, rock, and other contemporary styles.

Created with slow to midtempo urban grooves, modern pianos, organ, earthy pads, contemporary guitars and mandolin, and world

Sophisticated, organic, instrumental music beds created using improvised ideas developed for all forms of media.

Evolving vamps combine improvised elements of jazz, electronic, chillout, rock, and other contemporary styles.

Created with slow to midtempo urban grooves, modern pianos, organ, earthy pads, contemporary guitars and mandolin, and world percussion.

Available in full length tracks as well as :30 and :60 sec lengths for advertising.

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