Andrea Keller Piano

About 'Angels and Rascals' The Andrea Keller Quartet:

"one of the most original thinkers on the Australian scene... she has the priceless ability to think outside the square."
Review of 'Angels and Rascals' by Adrian Jackson, Rhythms, August, 2005.

"Pianist Andrea Keller is a major talent on the thriving Australian scene... Apart from being an outstanding piano player, Keller has the gift for writing totally distinctive and engaging compositions. This recording stands as a marker of just how good Australian jazz is."
Review of 'Angels and Rascals' by Bev Stapleton,, January, 2006.

Review of 'Angels and Rascals' by John Clare, The Sydney Morning Herald, June 18-19, 2005.

"One of this country's most daring and fascinating composers, she produces work that bristles with surprises, a powerful blend of European lyricism with space and improvisation."
Review of 'Angels and Rascals' by Leon Gettler, The AGE, May 5, 2005.

"these musicians (are) such a fine and inspiring lot."
Review of 'Angels and Rascals' by Jasmine Crittenden, Drum Media, July 5, 2005.

"Angels and Rascals is further compelling evidence of Keller's brilliance."
Review of 'Angels and rascals' by Kenny Weir, Sunday Herald Sun, July 24, 2005.

About 'Mikrokosmos' Andrea Keller's Bartok Project:

“It’s a potent combination of players and Keller’s superb writing and arranging makes the most of their talents – both as interpreters and improvisers.”
Review of ‘The Bartok Project’ by Jessica Nicholas, The Age, March 6, 2002.

“Keller’s Mikrokosoms project is a winner.”
Review of ‘The Bartok Project’ by Xenia Hanusiak, The Herald Sun, January 28, 2003.

“Keller has extended the piano works with tact, taste, intelligence and imagination… they are highly pleasing – often quite magical and exciting – adaptations.”
Review of ‘Mikrokosoms’ by John Clare, the Sydney Morning Herald, January 4, 2003.

“Keller is a very accomplished pianist indeed with a sure touch, deft technique and strong improvisational ideas… This is an extremely important and visionary project in the overall output of Australian new music.”
Review of ‘Mikrokosoms’ by Mark Isaacs, Music Forum.

“Keller is becoming one of those musicians whose CD you can buy without a listening test because you are assured of getting something special.”
Review of ‘Mikrokosmos’ by Ashleigh Wilson, The Weekend Australian, January 25-26, 2003.

“A superb album.”
Review of ‘Mikrokosoms’ in Café Beat, summer 2002.

About 'Thirteen Sketches' The Andrea Keller Quintet:

“From the opening notes of the first track, as her energetic piano ostinato sets up a range of themes, it’s clear that Andrea Keller has an impressive recording on her hands … Keller has been justifiably lauded for her virtuosic and sensitive pianistic abilities.”
Review of ‘Thirteen Sketches’ by Ashleigh Wilson, The Weekend Australian, October 6 – 7, 2001.

“…ingenious compositions…Keller is a fine technician and fiery improviser who can also withdraw into a soft-focus world of dreams, impressions and confessions.”
Review of ‘Thirteen Sketches’ by John Shand, The Sydney Morning Herald, February 23-24, 2002.

“Keller joins the more creative writers for this instrumentation worldwide.”
Review of ‘Thirteen Sketches’ by John Clare, MCA Music Forum, Oct-Nov, 2001.

About Andrea Keller:

“Keller oozed a joy in playing, and her outstanding credentials as a composer were witnessed… a major talent.”
John Shand, The Sydney Morning Herald, August 23, 2001.

“Keller stood out in her ability to construct singing musical stories of credible depth and order.”
Jeff Pressing, The AGE, March 28, 2001.

“Keller is one of contemporary music’s leading lights. She is the sort of musician who creates the very scenes within which other musicians find it possible to thrive.”
Joe Chindamo, 2002.

“A distinctive personal, musical sound.”
Brian Brown, 1999.

“A gifted pianist and lyrical composer with a very personal concept.”
Mike Nock, 2002.