RICH HALLEY

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Rich Halley (born November 25, 1947, Portland, Oregon) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He has released 15 recordings as a leader and is known for his asymmetrical and rhythmic compositions and his fiery playing.

Rich Halley is the only child of Richard Halley Sr., an economics professor at Portland State University, and Libby Anne Halley, a reading and special education teacher. Growing up, he spent much of his time hiking, camping, hunting and fishing and at an early age developed a lifelong passion for nature and the outdoors. He spent summers at the family homestead in Richland, Oregon near the Wallowa Mountains. At 15, he discovered jazz, and immediately became intensely interested in the music.

Halley began playing clarinet at age 11 and tenor saxophone at age 15. In 1965-66 He lived in Cairo, Egypt where he played in a band with an international repertoire. When he arrived at the
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The WildThe Wild
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Objects by Rich Halley (2002-05-28)Objects by Rich Halley (2002-05-28)
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RICH HALLEY Multnomah Rhythms album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Multnomah Rhythms
Avant-Garde Jazz 1983
RICH HALLEY Song of the Backlands album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Song of the Backlands
Avant-Garde Jazz 1985
RICH HALLEY Cracked Sidewalks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cracked Sidewalks
Avant-Garde Jazz 1988
RICH HALLEY Saxophone Animals album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Saxophone Animals
Post Bop 1991
RICH HALLEY Umatilla Variations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Umatilla Variations
Avant-Garde Jazz 1994
RICH HALLEY Coyotes in the City album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coyotes in the City
Avant-Garde Jazz 2001
RICH HALLEY Objects album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Objects
Avant-Garde Jazz 2002
RICH HALLEY The Blue Rims album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Blue Rims
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
RICH HALLEY Mountains and Plains album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mountains and Plains
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
RICH HALLEY Children of the Blue Supermarket album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Children of the Blue Supermarket
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
RICH HALLEY Requiem for a Pit Viper album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Requiem for a Pit Viper
Eclectic Fusion 2011
RICH HALLEY Back From Beyond album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back From Beyond
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012
RICH HALLEY Crossing The Passes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crossing The Passes
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
RICH HALLEY The Wisdom Of Rocks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Wisdom Of Rocks
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014
RICH HALLEY Creating Structure album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Creating Structure
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015
RICH HALLEY Rich Halley 4: Eleven album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rich Halley 4: Eleven
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015
RICH HALLEY Rich Halley 5 : The Outlier album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rich Halley 5 : The Outlier
Avant-Garde Jazz 2016
RICH HALLEY Rich Halley/Carson Halley : The Wild album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rich Halley/Carson Halley : The Wild
Avant-Garde Jazz 2017
RICH HALLEY The Literature album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Literature
Post Bop 2018
RICH HALLEY Rich Halley, Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio, Newman Taylor Baker : Terra Incognita album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rich Halley, Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio, Newman Taylor Baker : Terra Incognita
Avant-Garde Jazz 2019

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RICH HALLEY Live at Beanbenders album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Beanbenders
Post Bop 1998
RICH HALLEY Live at the Penofin Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Penofin Jazz Festival
Eclectic Fusion 2010

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