"Figurine" by Hal Galper
About the Album
Best known for his work with Chet Baker, Cannonball Adderley, John Scofield, and the Phil Woods Quintet, Hal Galper brings a lifetime of world-class performing experience to his latest group endeavor. Teaming with bassist Jeff Johnson and drummer John Bishop, the trio explores standards, originals and group improvisation utilizing "Rubato" playing, an open and circular approach to time and melody that Galper has been exploring & developing over the last several years. Here, interpreting such classics as Naima, Milestones and Miles Ahead, the trio creates a dynamic, fluid and timely snapshot of an important direction in modern jazz.