Adam Kolker

Tenor Sax
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Adam Kolker Quintet
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Adam Kolker with Fred Hersch
10/21/2017
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10/20/2017
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10/16/2017
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Anthony Pinciotti Quartet
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The David Berkman Sextet
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07/29/2017
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The Billy Mintz Septet
07/26/2017
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Adam Kolker "Reflections" Quartet
11/05/2016
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11/04/2016
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Scott Wendholt/Adam Kolker Quartet
08/17/2016
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Brooklyn Jazz Underground Festival
08/17/2016
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Brooklyn Jazz Underground Festival
07/13/2016
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The Adam Kolker Quartet
01/25/2016
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Anthony Pinciotti Quartet
12/12/2015
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Scott Wendholt & Adam Kolker Quartet
12/11/2015
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Scott Wendholt & Adam Kolker Quartet
08/19/2015
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Brooklyn Jazz Underground Ensemble
07/09/2015
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The Scott Wendholt & Adam Kolker Quartet
06/20/2015
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Billy Mintz & The 2 Bass Band
06/10/2015
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The David Berkman Sextet
12/27/2014
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The Mintz Quintet
12/06/2014
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Scott Wendholt/Adam Kolker Quartet
12/05/2014
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Scott Wendholt/Adam Kolker Quartet
09/18/2014
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08/12/2014
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The Adam Kolker Quartet
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The Joris Teepe Quintet
08/24/2013
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05/30/2013
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The Adam Kolker Quartet
05/29/2013
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Owen Howard's "Drum Lore"
09/08/2012
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The Adam Kolker Group
07/21/2012
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The Matt Panayides Group
04/04/2012
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The Owen Howard Group "Drum Lore"
01/07/2012
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Scott Wendholt/Adam Kolker Quartet
01/06/2012
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Scott Wendholt/Adam Kolker Quartet
07/24/2010
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The Scott Wendholt Band
07/23/2010
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The Scott Wendholt Band
06/25/2010
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Owen Howard's "Drum Lore"
04/01/2010
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The Scott Wendholt & Adam Kolker Quartet
03/03/2010
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Owen Howard's "Drum Lore"
08/12/2009
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Owen Howard's "Drum Lore"
07/09/2008
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The Dave Stoler Group
11/28/2007
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The Joe Magnarelli Group
11/01/2007
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The Alan Ferber Nonet
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Adam Kolker (saxophones, clarinets, flutes) is a multi-talented performer, composer and arranger.He performed and recorded with latin-jazz artist Ray Barretto from 1994 through 2002 (with whom he received two Grammy nominations). He just returned from a two-week tour of Italy with a quartet he co-leads with John Abercrombie. He also has appeared and/or appears regularly in New York City with such groups as the Village Vanguard Orchestra, the Maria Schneider Big Band, Bruce Barth, Freddie Hubbard and the Jazz Composers Octet, Judi Silvano, the Gil Evans Orchestra, Bobby Prevites Horse, Dominique Eade, the Jazz Composer's Collective, Mario Pavonne, David Berkman, Kenny Wheelers Large Ensemble, Lucia Pulido, Michael Weiss, Alan Ferber's Nonet and many others. He has recorded with Bruce Barth, Peter Herborn, The Story, Ben Sher, Allan Chase, Bobby Previte, Gunther Schuller, et al.Adams first release as a leader, Crazybird, on A Records (with Tim Hagans, Kevin Hays, Jeff Ballard and Doug Weiss), reached the top ten on the CMJ Charts, and received critical acclaim from such publications as Jazz Times, JazzIz and the Village Voice.His second CD, Sultanic Verses, on SatchmoJazz Records (with Bruce Barth, Billy Hart, Ray Barretto and John Hebert) is due to be released soon.Change Of Time -- a trio comprised of Kolker, Russ Lossing and John Hebert , and performing music based on Bela Bartoks Mikrokosmos -- just released their first CD, Change Of Time, on OmniTone Records. It also received critical acclaim, including 4 1/2 stars in Downbeat Magazine.Meditacions, also on Satchmo, received the award for "Best Modern Jazz CD" from the Catalan Jazz Society in 2002.Adam is also a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.Weblinks:www.adamkolker.comprofile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=252843464