ABOUT ADAM

Whether tearing it up on stage or laying it down in the studio, professional pianist and composer Adam Bodine thrives in a variety of roles and realms. A diligent bandleader and creative arranger, Adam has refreshingly open sensibilities and an expressive authenticity that especially comes to life through his original instrumental music. A sought-after sideman as well, this remarkably versatile keyboardist is super active across a diverse range of scenes and communities.

Bodine’s expanding discography as a bandleader reflects his own evolution and prevailing curiosity as an artist. Over just the past few years, Adam has cranked out an impressive array of albums that’s received acclaim and radio play both nationally and abroad. Featuring a colorful assortment of instrumentation and dozens of world-class musicians, these dynamic studio recordings playfully intermingle a compelling synergy of jazz, classical, rock, funk, and then some. From epic cinematic journeys to whimsical little ditties, Adam’s tunes weave evocative musical narratives that can warm the heart and tickle the imagination.

Undeniable is Adam’s natural musicality and his joy of playing live, which paired with his eccentric sense of humor, always shines on stage and treats audiences to unique and memorable experiences. Especially throughout his home state of Colorado, the charismatic pianist has been elevating his craft and cultivating a substantial performance résumé that includes scores of venerable venues, festivals, and renowned concert appearances alike. Along with continued success as a main act, various Bodine ensembles have also had the honor of sharing the marquee with some jazz heavyweights such as Robert Glasper, The Bad Plus, Christian McBride, Ron Miles, Charlie Hunter, Sean Jones, Ravi Coltrane, Eddie Gomez, and Pancho Sanchez.

Outside of his own projects, Adam Bodine maintains a very busy calendar freelancing as a sideman. Over the past decade, the in-demand keyboardist has racked up thousands of performances with hundreds of groups, playing alongside some of the best in the biz. A go-to studio session musician as well, Bodine is regularly recruited for all sorts of recording work.

Extra cool, Adam currently plays in the house band at eTown, the illustrious and nationally syndicated radio show and multimedia organization out of Boulder. In recent times with eTown, Adam has accompanied a myriad of popular artists including Rufus Wainwright, City and Colour, Shovels and Rope, The Milk Carton Kids, Gregory Alan Isakov, Madison Cunningham, Allison Russell, Anders Osborne, Bruce Cockburn, Ron Sexsmith, Daniel Rodriguez, S.G. Goodman, Abraham Alexander, Peter Rowan, The Secret Sisters, Calexico, Langhorne Slim, Jake Blount, Greyhounds, Buffalo Nichols, The Ballroom Thieves, Mmeadows, Mipso, Sarah Jarosz, Dom Flemons, The War and Treaty, and Feist.

As a music educator, Adam Bodine enjoys connecting with students of all ages and skill levels. He’s worked at a multitude of workshops, camps, schools, and universities, as well as teaches privately out of his home studio in Boulder County, Colorado.