Primary Instrument: Piano
Pianist Adrian Untermyer, driven by a broad-based musical perspective and an insatiable desire to explore new sounds, channels a creative energy that transcends genres and races the imagination. Armed with years of intensive training and experience, Untermyer is a musical force to be reckoned with.
Born outside Chicago and raised in northern Connecticut, Adrian Untermyer graduated from the prestigious Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in Hartford, CT where he studied with internationally renowned saxophonist Jimmy Greene. Untermyer has performed on stages large and small throughout the Northeast, including a 2008 appearance at the Library of Congress in Washington DC for Jazz icon Dave Brubeck. He also works extensively as a sideman, arranger and bandleader, and has performed in Europe and Canada. Untermyer currently lives and plays in New York City, where he appears regularly at musical destinations including Limeleaf and the legendary Bitter End. He records with Alba Rose Recordings, and will be releasing his debut album this summer.