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Ade Ishs

ade ishs (/ʌdɛ ɪʃ/) is a songwriter and a pianist currently residing in Melbourne, Australia. His playing style revolves around contemporary jazz, classical, and meditational. ade has recorded two solo acoustic piano albums, “Visions” (2009) and “New Butterfly” (2010), and one piano trio album, “ade ishs Trio” (2013).

He has performed with Dung Nguyen (Way Out West), Reyharp, Benny Likumahuwa, and many other musicians in Australia and Indonesia. He has been playing with other bands, including Ozark (Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays cover) and MOU (contemporary jazz cover). He was a resident solo pianist at Melbourne’s Guildford Lane Gallery. His current main projects are his trio with Chelsea Allen and Daigo Nakai, with whom he records his latest album, and his new band, The ishs/Allen Project.

Two of ade's tracks, Birth of Love and Morning Vision, have been featured as AllAboutJazz.com Download of the Day for 16 August 2009 and 18 October 2009 respectively.


”ade’s jazz is sunshine, exuberance and resolution.” — Simon Williams, 96.5 Inner FM, Melbourne

“Delightful, refreshing and uplifting are just some of the words that can be used to describe this musical smorgasbord of compositions …” — Janet Mawdesley, Conscious Living Magazine

Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Four Seasons Suite

Purrfect Records / ade ishs Music


Four Seasons Live

Purrfect Records / ade ishs Music


ade ishs Trio

ade ishs Music




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