Based out of Colorado, Adam Bodine is a multidimensional keyboardist and composer who joyfully excels in a variety of roles and situations. A soulful improviser, tasteful accompanist, charismatic performer, clever arranger, diligent bandleader, reliable and sought-after sideman, Bodine embodies keen musicianship and remarkable versatility.
Tearing it up on stage or laying it down in the studio, Adam has refreshingly open sensibilities and is an extraordinary player in most any environment. Although he is comfortable with generally being labeled a jazz musician, and certainly revels in the aesthetic qualities and artistic freedoms intrinsic to jazz music, Bodine flourishes beyond the confines of categorization. His diverse musical background, interests, and technical expertise all continue to expand and embrace an extremely wide spectrum of styles, genres, cultures, and disciplines.
Adam Bodine’s expressive authenticity and vibrant musical personality is best revealed through his original instrumental music. Whether experienced live or from his growing discography of highly acclaimed recordings, Adam’s eclectic repertoire of tunes and unique compositional flair integrates a dynamic hybrid of sounds and moods that tickle the imagination.
Bodine’s two most recent albums, Nurtured By Nature and Opus Reminiscence, magnificently showcase the young artist’s creative musical prowess and blossoming development as a pianist, composer and bandleader. A cool coalescence of modern and traditional jazz realms, infused with playful mixtures of classical, funk, rock, bluegrass, reggae, and Latin flavors, these adventurous, beautiful, and captivating original works emanate a fun and cinematic vibe while brilliantly intermingling an assortment of instrumentation.
A super busy dude outside of his own projects, Adam is also a very active freelance musician and top-call sideman. In just a handful of years, Bodine’s booming career has had the pleasure of playing several thousand performances with hundreds of bands. He’s gigged around the country at a vast array of reputable venues and festivals and has worked alongside and shared the stage with some of the absolute very best in the biz. Adam has also accompanied a variety of theatrical presentations including musicals, plays, and silent films. A consummate go-to studio musician as well, Bodine is regularly recruited to collaborate on all sorts of artists’ albums and recordings, as well as various productions on the web, for podcasts, and TV and film.