Nicola Andrioli

Nicola Andrioli is a pianist, synthesist, composer, arranger, and educator born in Southern Italy and currently based out of Belgium. He has built an extensive discography over the last 15 years both as a band leader and as a sideman, and has performed and recorded in collaboration with legends of the international jazz community, including Philip Catherine, Toots Thielemans, Joshua Redman, John Ruocco, Archie Shepp, Bert Joris, Richard Galliano, and Dino Saluzzi, and Kurt Rosenwinkel. His compositions are progressive and emotive meditations on the role of the piano and keyboard instruments in contemporary classical and jazz.