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Musician. Woodwind Player. Teacher. Artist.

UPCOMING SHOW
June 23rd, Location TBA - Luke Clingerman and Friends play original music

Adam Torres is a highly accomplished musician with a diverse background in both classical and jazz music. Raised in Paso Robles, CA, he began his musical journey on the clarinet and later expanded his skills to include the alto saxophone and flute. Throughout his 17 years of study, Adam has immersed himself in various musical styles, ranging from classical to bebop and contemporary jazz.

 

During his high school years, Adam focused on classical music, while in college, he delved into jazz studies. Adam holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies at the California Jazz Conservatory (CJC).

 

During his time at the CJC, Adam Torres was selected for the prestigious Blue Ensemble that tours the world. Not only has he performed as a saxophonist and flautist with the group, but he has also contributed as a composer. Recently the group recorded an album in Valencia, Spain, set for release in June.

 

In terms of musical style, Adam's compositions are a fusion of bebop, hard bop, and elements from the classical and romantic eras, resulting in a unique and captivating sound. His influences include jazz legends such as Charlie Parker, Remy LeBoeuf, Kenny Garrett and John Coltrane, among others. Adam has developed a distinct musical voice characterized by deep emotion, brightness, and angularity.

Adam's performance experience spans a variety of venues, from public spaces to concert halls and festivals, including notable events like the Reno Jazz Festival. Looking ahead, he plans to continue his musical journey in Europe, where he aims to pursue a master's degree, further enriching his musical education and expanding his reach as a musician.

 

Overall, Adam Torres's musical trajectory exemplifies dedication, talent, and a passion for pushing artistic boundaries, making him a notable figure in the contemporary jazz scene.

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