adams musical approach is unusual in that his critically acclaimed music and 7 albums have involved multiple genres such as jazz, new age, ambient, acoustic guitar, and world fusion. his work with ray charles arranger david hoffman has solidified his reputation as a solid producer of music.
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"people are generally frightened by diversity", states luthier, composer, and multi-instrumentalist paul adams. adams has worked as an instrument maker having made guitars for daryl hall, members of stevie wonders band and others. as well as his seven critically acclaimed albums, he also composed commercials for such companies as the siemans corporation, subaru, motorola, caterpillar, chrysler and others.
adams debut album various waves was placed in the top five of the year for new age and instrumental music. his album the property of water was created with a sense of healing, and was composed with legendary synthesizer pioneer laurie spiegal's program for computer called the music mouse (all music commands are conducted with the computer keypad and not synthesizer keyboard.). it's vehicle is meant to be a meditative journey, and won album of the year honors from wind andwire magazine in 1998.
his cd a view from the plain was adams's “ode” to the beautiful and vast open landscape of the prairie. it's finger style guitar technique offers a very unique version of pachelbels canon done “cowboy style”.
adams co produced a successful beautiful new age/jazz album called from energy to stillness by ray charles trumpet soloist/arranger david hoffman. "it's soulful, organic, and honest. it was recorded while dave was on tour by sending digital tapes back and forth using federal express.”
his album in the land where i come from was composed by integrating his poetry, mysticism, and a storyline about an imaginary place called butterland “a very polyunsaturated and beautiful land where butterlanders float freely on clouds of pillows and puffs.”
paul's holiday album this christmas, was created utilizing some of the instruments he made such as guitar and dulcimer, along with dobro and mandolin. the peoria journal star rated it five stars.
adams created a band called the neurons with david hoffman after david's long journey with the ray charles band ended. smooth vibes magazine in germany says "from time to time i find music which is unusual, unique and original. not a copy of anything, a pathfinder and pioneer. music that realizes new ideas, instruments or styles.. that's the neurons."
adams is a collector as well as a builder of musical instruments. his album flute meditations for dreaming clouds utilizes a vast collection of over twenty flutes adams has collected through the years. it also integrated gamalon gongs from the island of bali. email@example.comHide more...
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