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Adam Shulman Quartet: Forgotten Gems from the Bebop Era

  • Red Poppy Art House 2698 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Tickets ($15 - $20)

Adam Shulman and Patrick Wolff team up to resurrect great original tunes written by some of the masters of ‘50s and ‘60s jazz. In addition to presenting these gems, the band also features some originals by Shulman.

Adam Shulman – piano
Patrick Wolff – tenor & alto saxophones
James Gallagher – drums
TBD – bass

Adam Shulman has been a staple of the San Francisco jazz scene since he moved to the city after graduating from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in classical performance. While at UCSC he studied jazz piano with Smith Dobson. Shulman can also be seen as a sideman with countless Bay Area musicians and vocalists, such as Marcus Shelby, Anton Schwartz, Andrew Speight, Erik Jekabson, Ed Reed, Mike Olmos, Gary Brown, Patrick Wolff, John Wiitala, Vince Lateano, Faye Carol, Kellye Gray, Ian Carey, and Mike Zilber among many others.

Shulman has also played as a sideman with internationally renowned artists Stefon Harris, Willie Jones III, Dayna Stephens, Miguel Zenon, Mark Murphy, Alan Harris, Luciana Souza, Paula West, Larry Coryell, Sean Jones, Grant Stewart, John Clayton, Bobby Hutcherson, Bria Skonberg, and with the Glenn Miller Orchestra. In addition to his sideman work, he is a composer/arranger and has released four albums of original music under his name.