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Andrew Colyer

Yamaha and Muse Receptor sponsored artist Andrew Colyer has played piano, keyboards, trumpet, and sung across the United States, Canada, and Japan, including three times at Carnegie Hall. His classical training includes the Juilliard School, and his teaching lineage places him five steps down from Beethoven.

Rock/pop experience includes performing and collaborating with Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson), Jon Anderson (YES), The Tubes, Sound of Contact featuring Simon Collins, Ryche Chlanda (Fireballet, Renaissance), Max Flyer (CBS Records), Rian Adkinson, Awaken, 10th Planet, Cell15, the Prog Rock Orchestra, Circuline, and the Progressive Rock Tribute Band, Downing Grey.

With regards to jazz and big band music, Andrew has performed with Clark Terry, Louis Bellson, Marvin Stamm, Nick Brignola, and the Avalon Jazz Quartet.

Andrew has composed original music for commercial radio, video, and film, which includes Indie film producer Luke Franek’s award-winning film, “Tingle”, and Nelson Blish’s 2016 short film “Turnabout”, which was featured at both the 2017 Chautauqua and Buffalo-Niagara international film festivals.

Performing experience includes Andrew singing and playing keyboards with Max Flyer (CBS Records) for their 30-year reunion shows in 2012, and on the “iProg – Your Classic Prog Playlist on Shuffle” tour with Downing Grey during 2013. Andrew performed on keyboards/vocals with the Prog Rock Orchestra on the Moody Blues Cruise and the Yes-headlining Cruise To The Edge in April 2014, and at the 15th International Rite of Spring Festival (RoSfest) with Cell15 in 2018.

One of the core members of the modern progressive rock band Circuline, Andrew has been performing live on keyboards/vocals with Circuline since November 2014, and composed/performed on Circuline’s debut album Return (released April 2015). Circuline released their their second studio album, Counterpoint in May 2016, to rave reviews. 2016 live performances with Circuline included the 13th International Rites of Spring Festival (RoSfest) in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia’s Liberty Music Fest; and the 2016 Sonic Voyage Fest in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York. In 2017 Circuline performed at Prog on the Ranch (Florida), the Cruise to the Edge After Hours Late Night events, toured England opening for I.O. Earth in June (including the Harmonix Fest), and performed at ProgStock 2017 in New Jersey. Circuline recently released their RoSfest performance on the CD/DVD/Blu-Ray CircuLive::Majestik (May 2018), and are currently back in the studio writing and recording their 3rd studio album. Circuline tour dates for 2019 are currently being planned for the northeast U.S. and Canada, as well as 2020 dates for Europe, Asia, and South America. Andrew is also currently scheduling live performances for the 2019 NAMM convention in Anaheim, California.

In addition to group collaborations, Andrew also composes and performs his own original music. His first CD, Gift to Gaia (co-produced with Lilli Farrell for Japanese popular artist Kirk Reinert), toured Japan and sold over 3000 copies. The latest CD of original music from Andrew, About Time, was released December 2014, and his recent solo piano and video single, “One Thing”, was released in September 2017. He lives between New York City and Woodstock.


Shared the bill with:

Roger Daltrey (The Who)
The Moody Blues
Little River Band
“The Orchestra” [former members of Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)]
The Zombies
Tangerine Dream
Steve Hackett’s Genesis Revisited
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy
The Strawbs
Stickmen (featuring Tony Levin)
Eddie Jobson
Sound of Contact (featuring Simon Collins)
Glass Hammer
Patrick Moraz
Three Friends (former members of Gentle Giant)
Cheap Thrill
Soft Machine (Legacy)
PFM (Premiata Forneria Marconi)
Presto Ballet
IO Earth
The Pineapple Thief
Electric Asturias
Moon Safari
Scale the Summit
Shawn Phillips
Heavy Mellow
Pamela Moore
Randy Hansen’s “Music of Jimi Hendrix”
Danny Vaughn’s “Music of the Eagles”


Performed/Collaborated with:

Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson)
Jon Anderson (YES)
The Tubes (East Coast sub on keys/vocals)
Ryche Chlanda (Fireballet, Renaissance)
Max Flyer (CBS Records)
The Prog Rock Orchestra
Downing Grey (Progressive Rock Tribute)
Circuline (modern progressive rock)
10th Planet (rock/pop)
Paul Ranieri Project (rock/funk/fusion)
Indra’s Net (progressive classical)
Phil Massaro Symphony (eclectic pop/rock)
SunOne (progressive/fusion)
Peter Morrison Band (pop/rock/folk)
Tom Foolry (pop/rock)
December People’s Rock & Roll Christmas Party [Robert Berry (ELP, Sammy Hagar, Ambrosia, Greg Kihn); Gary Pihl (Boston, Sammy Hagar); Dave Medd (The Tubes, Quicksilver Messenger Service); Mike Vanderhule (Y&T), Jack Foster (Steve Miller)]

Avalon Jazz Quartet
Bob Waggoner’s Meramec Jazz Big Band
Mineral Area “Kicks” Big Band
Clark Terry (jazz legend, trumpet)
Louis Bellson (jazz legend, drums)
Marvin Stamm (jazz great, trumpet)
Nick Brignola (jazz great, saxophone)
Kim Park (jazz great, saxophone)

Kirk Reinert & Lilli Farrell (popular artists in Japan)
Luke Franek (Award-winning Indie film producer)



Carnegie Hall (New England Symphonic Ensemble)
United States, Canada, and Japan



Charles Mosby (Classical piano lineage – 5 Steps Down from Beethoven)
Vincent LaSelva (Juilliard)
Kenny Werner (jazz great)
Bruce Hornsby
Bruce Katz (Allman Brothers, Gregg Allman, Delbert McClinton, Berklee College)
Neil Alexander (Mahavishnu Project, The Machine)
Vinnie Martucci (Dan Brubeck, The Dolphins, SUNY New Paltz)
Robbie Gennett (Pianarchy, Key of ONE, Keyboard Magazine)
Dr. Adrienne Elisha (composition)
Herb Drury (jazz great)
Carol Beth True (Webster University)
Michael O’Brien (Mineral Area College)
Carol Moore (Mineral Area College)