Andrea Keller is an Australian pianist, composer and improviser. She is an active member of Australia’s contemporary creative jazz community through multiple roles as performer, composer, arranger, recording artist, researcher, educator, mentor, and curator.
Over the past two-decades she has devised and produced a large and varied body of work. With a propensity for the ‘new’, Andrea is somewhat of a serial bandleader.
Highly lauded for her music in Australia, Andrea has received numerous awards for her albums, ensembles and compositions, including three ARIA’s, multiple Australian Jazz Bell, and more.
A champion of Australian creative music and a nurturer of emerging musicians, Andrea runs the educational program Gender Defying Jazz and is Head of Jazz & Improvisation at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne.