Adam is a student, performer, and educator based in the Kansas City area. Adam has lived in the city since 2013 and recently graduated from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance with a bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies. During his time there, he studied under Doug Auwarter, Dan Thomas, Mitch Butler, John Kizilarmut, and the legendary alto saxophonist, Bobby Watson. Prior to his time with The Crossroad Sound, Adam performed with The Rumble, the official drumline of the Kansas City Chiefs, in numerous live entertainment ensembles at Worlds of Fun Theme Park, and as a freelance musician in a variety of small groups ranging from jazz combos to solo piano performance, to theater pit orchestras and more. Outside of music and entertainment, Adam enjoys interior designing, following the NFL and NBA, and spending time with his girlfriend, Brighton, and their rescue dog, Remo.