Though his musical career has been relatively short compared to some of his other contemporaries, his extreme dedication to his instrument is evident in the prestigious awards and scholarships he has won, including The Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, the Woody Herman Jazz Award, Gold Coast Jazz Society Scholarship, Hall/Hill Performing Arts Scholarship, and the Berklee World Tour Scholarship. Adam has appeared with such musicians as Vincent Gardner, Ira Sullivan, Marcus Roberts, Jason Marsalis, Deborah Brown, Duffy Jackson, Scotty Barnhart, Jason Hainsworth, Paul McKee, The Michael Foster Project, Miguel Reyna, Rodney Jordan, Leon Anderson Jr., and many others. Adam is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Music, holding a degree in Jazz Performance. He sat lead chair in FSU\'s acclaimed Jazz Orchestra I for 4 consecutive years and frequently performed with the Leon Anderson All-Star Group. Adam\'s passion for music added to the creative musical atmosphere at Florida State as he pursued his own unique and soulful sound. \'I try to find a good balance between jazz and R&B, the two main influences on my playing....and will continue to fuse the two in creating my own sound. My music is a special part of me...I am delighted and honored to share it with anyone who has ever had a love for music.\'
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