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 is a series of short solo piano felt compositions (sketches), each accompanied by sketch by artist and designer Mike Meutslee.  In this series, Rick combines his soulful jazz roots and soft touch with the simple beauty of modern neoclassical music recorded on a warm felt piano.

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, Christmastime

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Upright Sketches, Christmastime is the 1st solo felt piano holiday themed release by Rick Gallagher Project.  It features a collection of old-world Christmas carols and hymns presented in a timeless, creative reflective nature.

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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: Hymnbook, Vol. II

Rick Gallagher Project

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.

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