Hal Galper Trio Workshop
A special workshop with the acclaimed Hal Galper Trio featuring Jeff Johnson and John Bishop! Open to all, rhythm section players are invited to play with the trio. Hal Galper is one of the truly great jazz educators active today. This special event is highly recommended! Open Q & A period included.
Please visit www.halgalper.com to sample numerous instructional videos and learn more about Hal’s innovative approaches to jazz education.
Hal Galper Bio
With over 90 recordings to his credit, 30 as a leader in his own right, pianist, composer, publisher, educator, author and touring artist, Hal Galper is best known for his work with Chet Baker, Connonball Adderley, John Scofield and the Phil Woods Quintet. His recordings as a leader with Mike and Randy Brecker are considered among the best.
Graduating from the Berklee College of Music at the height of the be-bop era, his reputation grew steadily in the changing environment of jazz. He anchored such bands as The Slide Hampton Quartet, The Lee Konitz Duo, The Stan Getz Quartet and many others. His biography is listed in the National Encyclopedia of Jazz and he has 100 original compositions recorded and published.
Galper is internationally known as an educator. His theoretical and practical articles have appeared in six of Down Beat Magazines editions and his scholarly article on the Psychology of Stage fright, originally published in the Jazz Educators Journal, has subsequently been reprinted in four other publications. Fast becoming the last word on the subject, his new book “The Touring Musician, A Small Business Approach to Booking Your Band on the Road (Billboard Books) is now into it’s second printing. Hal is on the faculty of Purchase Conservatory and the New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music. He extensively travels the College lecture-workshop circuit.
He has won a Grammy nomination and a Grammy for his recordings with the award-winning Phil Woods Quartet and Quintet, was awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Berklee College of Music, musltiple awards For outstanding Service to Jazz Education from the IAJE and has been a recipient of grants from the National Endowment of the Arts, The Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Foundation and the New School of New York.
$30 advance purchase/$45 day of the workshop