Andres Vial (last name pronounced Vee-al) is a pianist and composer from Montreal. He has performed and recorded with Peter Bernstein, Ingrid Jensen, Kevin Dean, Andre White, Joel Miller, Michael Blake, Corey Wilkes (Art Ensemble of Chicago), The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, Bassekou Kouyate and The Barr Brothers, among many others.
The Andres Vial Trio recently performed with Peter Bernstein to a sold out crowd at l'Off Jazz Festival de Montréal. Andres and Peter will be recording duo material for a 2017 release celebrating Thelonious Monk's 100 year anniversary.
The Andres Vial Trio will be releasing an album on Chromatic Audio Records in December 2016. The album features Greg Ritchie on drums and Mike De Masi on bass, and will include original compositions as well as works by Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Jerome Kern, Alberto Ginastera and others.