FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC with AD Adams
A.D. ADAMS is a Phoenix-based, self-employed, professional musician. Whether in recording studios (on both sides of the control room glass), on stages all over the world, or teaching in his private studio, creating quality original music, delivering top-notch live performances, and providing guidance, and mentorship in the musical education of his students is the primary goal of this highly regarded professional.
Starting his professional drumming career at age 14, A.D. Adams has, so far, clocked in over 45 years in the unpredictable, trendy, and ever- changing business of music.
A.D. has worked with so many of the entertainment industry’s premier artists, as a musician, or technician:
(Currently with) Louis Prima, Jr. and the Witnesses
(Currently with) Paul Gurvitz and the New Army
(Prior) Chuck Berry (Rock ‘n’ roll legend) Denny Seiwell (Paul McCartney & Wings) Michael Bruce (Alice Cooper group) Gilby Clarke (Guns ‘n’ Roses) Dick Wagner (Lou Reed, Alice Cooper) Debbie Reynolds (film star, singer) Johnny Knoxville (actor, “Jackass”) …just a small sampling.
A.D. also worked as stage manager/ house sound engineer at Washington, DC’s world famous live entertainment concert club, The Bayou, where world-class touring acts were performing 7 nights a week. Some the acts A.D. worked with there are: Iggy Pop, Charlie Watts, Todd Rundgren, The Neville Brothers, The Ramones, The Band, Graham Chapman (Monty Python) ….the list is endless!
A.D currently tours and records with the son of legendary swing/jazz artist Louis Prima in his band LOUIS PRIMA, JR & THE WITNESSES. He also currently tours and records with rock legend PAUL GURVITZ (Baker-Gurvitz Army, Spooky Tooth, Gun, Three Man Army), and his new project, THE NEW ARMY.
A.D., along with co-host Ryan McKay, hosts a music podcast (THE SHABBY ROAD RECORD SHOW) that can be picked up on iHeartRadio, iTunes, and all other podcast “catchers’. He has also been teaching drum lessons from his private studio, for over 26 years.
ABOUT YOUR HOST & FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC PODCAST
Daniel Liguori has had a passion for music since the age of 5. The first band Daniel ever heard was The Beatles and he fell in love with music from there. Daniel always wanted to be a music radio host and was influenced by Bob Corritore who is a long-time professional musician and host of Those Low Down Blues on 91.5 KJZZ. Daniel is a big fan of blues jazz and classic rock. Throughout Daniel’s career he has gotten a chance to meet Jimmie Vaughan, Jenny Jarnagin, A.D. Adams, John Primer, Dave Riley, Andy Talamentez to name a few. For The Love of Music Podcast shines the spotlight on musicians and the business life of this fascinating industry.