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Hal Galper

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recordings and publications
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Recordings by Hal Galper:

Agents of Change, Lets Call This That, Fugue State, Maybeck Duets, Portrait, Maybeck Hall, Solo, Invitation to a Concert, Redux 78, Tippin,’ Just Us, The Guerilla Band, Sweet Beat Blues, Live at Vartan’s, Live at Port Townsend ’91, Ivory Forest, Hal Galper at the Cafe des Copains, Dreamsville, Reach Out, Children of the Night, Rebop, Wild Bird

With Phil Woods:

Evolution, Bob Stew, Bouquet, Graditude, Flash, Live From New York, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, All Bird’s Children, Heaven, Integrity, Into the Woods, At the Vanguard

With Cannonball Adderley:

Inside Straight, Pyramid

With John Scofield:

Rough House

With Lee Konitz:

Windows

With Chet Baker:

The Most Important Album of 1963, Baby Breeze, Live At Fat Tuesday’s

With Sam Rivers:

A New Conception

With Tom Harrell:

Open Air

Jamey Aebersold Play-A-Long Records:

Volume 25: All-Time Standards
Volume 32: Ballads
Volume 40: ’Round Midnight
Volume 55: Yesterdays - Jerome Kern’s Jazz Classics
Volume 34: Jam Session
Volume 39: Swing, Swing Swing
Volume 58: Unforgettable
Volume 62: Wes Montgomery Jazz Standards
Volume 66: Billy Strayhorn (Lush Life)
Volume 21: Gettin’ It Together
Published by Gerard & Sarzin: The Straight Ahead Jazz Fakebook

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Educational Books:
"Forward Motion, From Bach To  Bebop, A Corrective Approach To Jazz Phrasing" 
AMENABLE MUSIC

"The Touring Musician, A Small Business Approach To Booking Your Band On The Road" 
BILLBOARD BOOKS

Educational Articles:
"Forward Motion, " Rhythmic and Melodic Forward Motion, "and "Forward Motion and Chromatics"
DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE

"The Social Contract"
DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE

"Melody and Embellishment"
DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE

"Energy, Stage-Fright and Relaxation"
INTERNATIONAL JAZZ EDUCATORS JOURNAL
BERKLEE TODAY
PIANO GUILD NOTES
MUSIC PERFORMANCE RESOURCES
ROCKNEWS

"Thoughts on Jazz Education"
LETTER FROM EVANS

"Jazz In Academia, Another Look"
JAZZ NOTES MAGAZINE
NEW YORK STATE-IAJE NEWSLETTER
JAZZ CHANGES MAGAZINE, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS OF JAZZ

"Radical Versus Incremental Growth.&quo; t;
INTERNATIONAL JAZZ EDUCATORS JOURNAL
NEW YORK STATE-IAJE NEWSLETTER

"The Challenge From The Past" (Revised)
JAZZ PLAYER MAGAZINE

"Playing in Half Time"
LEJAZZ NETZINE

"Developing Style, Parts 1 & 2"
JAZZ IMPROV MAGAZINE

"Managing Tour Routing"
JAZZ EDUCATORS JOURNAL

"The Jazz Masters Guild, Part 1"
JAZZ CHANGES MAGAZINE

" Practice and Performance Goals:
JAZZ EDUCATORS JOURNAL

MUSIC PUBLICATIONS:
Jazz Piano Voicings & Comping, Jamey Aebersold

Original Compositions, Straight Ahead Jazz Fakebook

Piano Score ( "If I Didn't Care" ), The Piano Stylist

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