One of pianist and composer Adam Bodine’s most esteemed ensembles is his trio. Complemented by an expansive rotation of exceptional bassists and drummers*, the Adam Bodine Trio is an entertaining and popular band that provides an optimum framework for Adam’s vibrant musical personality to shine. In addition to an extensive discography, which has accumulated much praiseworthy recognition, including worldwide radio play and album sales, it is playing live in front of discernible audiences where the Adam Bodine Trio continues to receive rave reviews and amplify its artistry to spectacular dimensions.
Whether acoustic or electric, from traditional to modern, Bodine’s group is impressively flexible and seamlessly integrates many sounds, styles and genres. Along with showcasing its bandleader’s eclectic original material, Adam’s trio is also well equipped with and well known for their creative and compelling interpretations of cover tunes, including various pop and rock hits, theme songs and jazz standards. Always fresh and thoughtful with its set lists and song selections, every Adam Bodine Trio gig radiates a fun, spontaneous and playful presence that features expressive interplay and stellar musicianship.
Especially on their home front of the Mile High City, Bodine and his band continue to elevate its craft. One can often hear Adam’s music being spun over the airwaves of Denver’s reputable Jazz89 KUVO, where he has been highlighted multiple times as a featured artist, including several on-air interviews and performances. Also a favorite and frequent performer at Dazzle Jazz, one of the world’s premier jazz clubs, Adam and his various groups have put on a multitude of exciting and successful concerts and residencies on its illustrious stage. Another top jazz spot new to the blossoming music scene, Nocturne has hosted many exciting Adam Bodine Trio shows and residencies.
Bodine’s band has also wowed crowds at dozens of renowned music celebrations across the Rocky Mountain region including multiple years at Denver’s legendary Five Points Jazz Festival, as well as City Park Jazz’s Summer Concert Series, Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest, Jazz On 2nd Avenue Festival, Fort Collins Jazz Experience Festival, Longmont Jazz Festival, Grand Junction Jazz Festival, and SummerFest In The Rockies, to name a few. The summer of 2018 will feature the Adam Bodine Trio performing at the Central City Jazz Fest, Crested Butte Jazz Festival, as well as Telluride’s Summer Jazz Concert Series.
In addition to public performances, Adam and his trio also play a lot of private events. A prime choice for all sorts of occasions, gatherings, functions, parties, receptions and ceremonies, they are routinely requested and come highly recommended by many of Colorado’s top hotels, clubs, event centers, businesses, organizations and talent agencies.
“Listening to the Adam Bodine Trio is an audio feast of amalgamated sounds including jazz, classical, soul and pop, all blended seamlessly and performed with enthusiasm. Hearing them in person is a special treat as you never know what’s coming next. The future of the jazz piano trio shines brightly under the guidance of Adam Bodine.” — Arturo Gomez (Music Director, Jazz89 KUVO)
“The Adam Bodine Trio has a sound that is new, fresh and classic all at the same time. Their music is exciting! Just when you think you know where they’re going with a melody, they take it somewhere that makes you say… “Now that is what jazz is all about!”.” — Nicole Sweeney (WBGO NYC, NY ; WCLK Atlanta)
* bassists: John Grigsby, Jean-Luc Davis, Kalin Capra, Hunter Roberts, Mike Facey, Patrick McDevitt, Ben Rubin, Gary Sloan, Braun Khan, Adam Sammakia, Neil Hebbert, Matt Smiley, Patrick Atwater, Andrew Rose, Kim Bird, Gonzalo Teppa ; drummers: Alejandro Castaño, Kevin Matthews, BK Kahn, Mark Emmons, Dru Heller, Ryan Hayden, Luke Emig, Andrew Lacy, Peter Knudson, Josh Moore, Josh Raymer, Jackson Hillmer, Neil Hemphill, Eric Imbrosciano, Johnny Schmidt, Shilo Stroman, Damon Scott; other guests: Jonathan Stewart, Andrew Vogt, Tom Gershwin, Greg Harris, Hazel Miller, Megan Burtt, Vi Wickam, Adam Stern, Joseph Lukasik.