"This pianist possesses, in addition to manifold chops, a desire to spring his music from the confines of traditional songwriting. Challenging rhythmic structures... stunning piano work"
- Hour Magazine (Montreal)
Attila Fias is a versatile musician, whose playing has been called pyrotechnic, stunning, playful and sophisticated by the Toronto Star, Wholenote magazine and Exclaim magazine.
He has performed/recorded with notable international musicians such as Oscar-winning Indian superstar A.R. Rahman, world-renowned tabla master Zakir Hussain and New York harmonica virtuoso Hendrik Meurkens.
Recent performances include: the TD Niagara Jazz Festival and the Hermann's Jazz Festival with the Attila Fias Trio, a concert with Sarah Slean and the Niagara Symphony, a Jazz-FM’s President’s Choice concert with June Garber, and a critically acclaimed tour with Soulpepper Theatre Company in New York City – the largest showcase of Canadian artistry in the USA in 2017. His trio also played a concert in Ottawa as part of the Canada 150 celebrations for the Embassy of Hungary.
With over 100 internationally distributed albums to his credit, Attila has several gold and platinum records and has also recorded three albums of original music. His latest album called "RIDE" was released to great acclaim and continues to receive regular radio airplay.