BiographY  


HAL SCHAEFER

COMPOSITIONS
SAMPLER
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A medley taken from
the following Schaefer recordings:

  • “Let’s Have a Cerebration” – This Schaefer composition may be the first jazz recording using an alto sax trio: Phil Woods, Sam Marowitz and Hal McKusick on saxes. (From the album, “The RCA Victor Jazz Workshop”)
  • “Strange As It Seems” – This Schaefer ballad features the composer on solo piano. (From the album, “Solo, Duo, Trio”)
  • “Real Lee” – Another cutting-edge Schaefer composition using jazz harpsichord and two trumpets. (From the album, “The RCA Victor Jazz Workshop”)
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