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 Conservatory of Copenhagen 2013-2015.

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

As a composer, Adam has written acoustic and electroacoustic music for smaller and larger ensembles as well as theatre, dance and film.

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 talks and improvisation workshops in Denmark, Finland, Northern Ireland, 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), SAP (with Paul Stapleton), Flamingo (with Chris Heenan and Christian Windfeld), Water speaks of Water (with dancer Jenny Haack and percussionist Michael Vorfeld).

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.