Wave Rider (Andrea Keller Quartet with Strings) 1 - Cover

2014 WINNER:

Australian Jazz "Bell" Award for 


AIR Award Nominee 2014 BEST INDEPENDENT JAZZ Album

Nominee: BEST INDEPENDENT JAZZ ALBUM at the 2014 Australian Independent Record Labels Association AIR Awards

A remarkable music collaboration is here now from the Andrea Keller Quartet with their absolutely stunning new project featuring violin, viola and cello.

Long-standing collaborators, the Andrea Keller Quartet celebrate the release of their fifth album Wave Rider: Andrea Keller Quartet with Strings. 

Wave Rider features the esteemed Quartet with a stronghold of Eugene Ball (trumpet), Ian Whitehurst (tenor saxophone), Joe Talia (drums) and Andrea Keller (piano), alongside formidable improviser Erkki Veltheim (violin), Helen Ayres (violin), Matt Laing (viola) and Zoe Knighton (cello).

The Quartet have been significantly lauded with awards including an ARIA and two Australian Jazz Bell Awards, winning Jazz Ensemble of the Year in 2012. Here the Andrea Keller Quartet once again present music of diaphanous beauty.

Wave Rider is out on Jazzhead.


Listen to a track from the album Wave Rider here:

Illuminate by Andrea Keller Quartet with Strings by Jazzhead Records

Track Listing Show

  1. From Nature's Fabric
  2. Ingress
  3. Queen For Tea I
  4. Waves I
  5. Illuminate
  6. Mister Music
  7. Reflection
  8. Patience
  9. Queen For Tea II
  10. Waves II
  11. Breathing In
  12. Wave Rider
  13. Queen For Tea III
  14. Queen For Tea IV
  15. Egress
    All compositions by Andrea Keller