Biography

Short biography

Double bass/electronics/composition
Born in Ribe, Denmark in 1981. Currently living in Berlin.
Working mainly in the field of improvisation and structured sound, Adam has toured Europe, the US and Japan, performing solo concerts, in duo with dancer Akemi Nagao, the orchestras Toggle, Jitter, Angel, Flamingo as well as with musicians such as Pat Thomas, Mark Sanders, Evan Parker, Paul Lovens, Yasuhiro Yoshigaki and Michiyo Yagi. Playing electronics, Adam performs in the duo Toggle (with Mads Emil Nielsen) and Ouroboros with Chris Heenan and Michael Vorfeld.
Appears on 25+ albums. Initiator of the release platform Noema.

Long biography

Double bass/electronics/composition
Born in Ribe, Denmark in 1981. Currently living in Berlin.

Diploma studies in jazz double bass at the Conservatory of Music in Esbjerg, Denmark. Soloist Studies at the Jazz Conservatory of Copenhagen 2013-2015.

Living in Berlin since 2013, Adam is an active performer as a solo artist and with numerous international constellations centered around improvisation and structured sound.

As a composer, Adam has written acoustic and electroacoustic music for smaller and larger ensembles as well as theater and dance and has had compositions commissioned by The Danish National Museum of Art in Copenhagen and Kunsten in Ålborg.

From 2007-2016, member of the Scandinavian label and collective Barefoot Records. In 2016, Adam started his own release platform Noema.

Teaching credentials include lessons in double bass at the Jazz Conservatory in Copenhagen, as well as improvisation workshops in Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Germany and the US.

Current projects include a duo with dancer Akemi Nagao, Gullet (acoustic and electroacoustic works for solo double bass), Tennis of all Kinds (with Julia Reidy), LUBB (with Pat Thomas and Peter Ole Jørgensen), Flamingo (with Chris Heenan and Christian Windfeld).

Additional notable collaborations: Peter Brötzmann, Evan Parker, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Rudi Mahall, Sofia Jernberg, Frank Gratkowski, Magda Mayas, Jack Wright, Johannes Bauer, Tony Buck, Axel Dörner, Gerald Cleaver, Tobias Delius, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Paul Lovens, Mikolaj Trzaska, a.o.