Chris Pattishall is a pianist and composer known for his wide stylistic breadth, meticulous sense of detail, empathy, and an inclination towards the surreal. An in-demand pianist and musical collaborator, Pattishall has established himself as “an expert at using the jazz tradition as a jumping-off point for experimentation” (JazzTimes). Pattishall released his debut album Zodiac — a reimagining of the Zodiac Suite by pioneering pianist and composer Mary Lou Williams — to critical acclaim in 2021. He is a featured performer on a wide range of recordings, from the GRAMMY-nominated debut album of Jamison Ross to the film scores of Knives Out, Nightmare Alley, and Everything Everywhere All At Once. He is currently an Artist-In-Residence at Duke University, focusing on the musical and community impact of Mary Lou Williams. His original suite Fictions—based on the short stories of Jorge Luis Borges— received a 2019 Recording Grant from the Aaron Copland Fund.