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Primary Instrument: Harmonica

Born: September 20, 1955

Originally from South Africa Adam Glasser plays piano & keyboards. Is also one of the UK's leading chromatic harmonica players, appearing on many gigs, sessions and recordings. some major gigs include... Joe Zawinul, Sting, the Eurythmics, BBC Concert Orchestra, Celebrate South Africa, Trafalgar Square

Numerous pop and jazz session recordings include: Zizi Possi (Bossa for Universal Artists, Brazil), Dominic Miller (Second Nature & Fourth Wall), Carl Orr (Absolute Freedom featuring Billy Cobham), Incognito, Anita Wardell.

Awards

Peter Whittingham Award - 1996

Gear

Hohner CX 12 Seydel Saxony Suzuki Chromatic AER Amp SM58 Chordless mic

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More articles about Adam Glasser
”...only proponent of this instrument who has brought a truly unique voice and idiom to the constantly evolving language of jazz. [...] a challenge to equal for sheer scope of virtuosity, musicality and surprise”. —Raul d'Gama Rose, allaboutjazz.com

“This recording is superb from start to finish and should firmly establish Glasser as the heir apparent to Toots Thielemans [...]” —Thomas R. Erdmann, jazzreview.com

“Supremely impressive, .. Glasser dishes out some incredible piano playing in a contemporary, spiritual but feverish bop-infused style”. —Michael G...

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Primary InstrumentHarmonica

LocationLondon

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Music

Featured recording “Mzansi”

Mzansi

Sunnyside Records
2012
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    Sunnyside Records
    2009
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