Dedicated to the performance and creation of contemporary, original jazz and improvised music, Andrea Keller has been described as having “one of Australia’s most consistently interesting musical minds” (Doug Spencer 2007).

Best known for her long-running ensemble the Andrea Keller Quartet and her adaptations of the music of Bela Bartok, Wayne Shorter and Krzysztof Komeda, Keller has released twelve albums as leader/co-leader.

The diversity of her approach has seen her perform in settings ranging from big band to solo, including cross-cultural and cross-genre collaborations. With a growing body of work traversing styles, Keller has been invited to compose music for a vast and varied collection of musicians, ensembles and organisations.

Keller's music has attracted high acclaim in Australia, winning her three Aria Awards, four Australian Jazz 'Bell' Awards, an Art Music Award, an MCA/Freedman Foundation Jazz Fellowship, and an Australia Council Fellowship. She is a represented artist of the Australian Music Centre.

“… The mind and sound-world of Andrea Keller, a place that is one of the most original – if not the most original – in Australian jazz.”
John Hardaker,, Nov 2013.

“Her work is always lit brightly by the spark of originality.”
- Roger Mitchell, 2012.

"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."
- Leon Gettler, 2005.

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'Travellers' Keller/Murphy/Browne
Due for release and launch December 7, 2015
Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, Melbourne
Presented by the Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival
Album available soon through Jazzhead

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Friday 20th November 8.30pm
Andrea Keller Quartet

Uptown Jazz Cafe
Upstairs 177 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

Thursday 3rd December 7pm
The Company of Pianos IV

Andrea Keller & Barney McAll
Melbourne Recital Centre Salon
Corner Sturt Street & Southbank Boulevard
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Saturday 6th December 8.30pm
Andrea Keller & Geoff Hughes solo

Uptown Jazz Cafe
Upstairs 177 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Presented by the Melbourne Jazz Co operative
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Monday 7th December 9pm
Keller/Murphy/Browne album launch

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne
Presented by the Melbourne  Women's International Festival
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