Adam Niewood Talks Music Schools, Mouthpieces, Playing with the Heavyweights, and More
This week’s Best. Saxophone. Podcast. Ever. features highly renown Manhattan-based jazz saxophonist, multi-reedist, electronic wind instrument player, composer, and drummer Adam Niewood.
Adam hails from an incredibly musical family, with his father being the late great saxophonist, woodwind doubler, and composer Gerry Niewood and mother, Gurly, a classical clarinetist and pianist. Adam’s carried on the family legacy with his own amazing career performing and recordings with folks like Bill Charlap, Jim McNeely, Rufus Reid, Warren Vache, Vic Juris, Steve Gilmore, Gene Bertoncini and many, many others.
His most recent recording will focus on un-recorded music composed in the last 10 years by Adam’s father, Gerry Niewood and will feature Adam playing alongside John Scofield, John Patitucci, and Jack DeJohnette.
On top of all of that, Adam is an extremely renown for his saxophone mouthpiece customizations and has worked on mouthpieces from saxophone greats including Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Chris Potter, Mark Turner and MANY more.
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December 14, 2010 @ 11:37 am
Thanks for your interest in what I do, and for interviewing me… This is a cool resource.
December 14, 2010 @ 1:12 pm
My pleasure Adam, always happy to spread the word about talented folks such as yourself. :)
February 27, 2013 @ 3:49 pm
Your musical journey has run quite the gamut. Gambit is a strategy.
More importantly, I enjoyed your site very much.
February 28, 2013 @ 2:59 pm
DUH! Of course, thanks so much for catching that for me, will change it now. And I’m so glad you enjoy the site, it’s always very inspiring getting good feedback from my fellow saxfolk!