Performer. Recording Artist. Composer. Pianist. Teacher. Musical Director.

There are very few hats that Chris Andrew doesn’t wear. As one of Canada’s finest pianists, Chris brings ingenuity, highly acclaimed technical abilities and passionate performances to the musical table, making it a table other musicians want to join.

In fact the very talented Andrew has graced the stage with Josh Redman, Paquito D’Rivera, Thomas Chapin, Kirk MacDonald, Sunny Fortune, Joe LaBarbera, PJ Perry and Brad Turner.

He is also a member of the award-winning contemporary jazz ensemble the Hutchinson Andrew Trio, latin jazz sensation Bomba! and urban acoustic group Sillan & Young. Summer 2013 saw Chris earn the TD Grand Jazz Award at the Montreal International Jazz Festival. He was also awarded the Galaxie Rising Star Award at Canada's 2008 National Jazz Awards.

Prairie Modern

Hutchinson Andrew Trio

Prairie Modern consists of 13 original tracks that are a reflection of the vast array of musical and personal influences growing up in Canada's Prairies. The album released March 19, 2013, features 6 tracks with Grammy-nominated saxophonist Donny McCaslin and 3 tracks with Brazilian percussion star Rogério Boccato. The music represents the harmony, beauty, energy and excitement of the modern Canadian West. 'Prairie Modern' has been nominated for a 2013 Western Canadian Music Award - for Outstanding Jazz Recording of the Year, the third nomination for the band. It was also featured by Downbeat Magazine's as the Editor's Pick for July 2013, and also been reviewed by Winner of the 2013 TD Grand Jazz Award, Montreal International Jazz Festival.

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