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Adam Frumkin

Adam Frumkin is a New York-based jazz saxophonist (Alto, Tenor, Baritone). Adam is currently living in Brooklyn. Creating, arranging, and performing

Adam was born in Israel, 1990. growing up in a city located on the Judean Mountains. His love and appreciation for music began at a young age from his parent's house, His mother is an amateur piano player and a vocalist. Growing up he was exposed to many musical genres varying from Classical music, Jazz, Israeli Folk and more. He picked up the saxophone at 12, first on the alto. Adam finished high school at Charles A. Smith School of Arts majoring in jazz. In 2008 Adam participated in a week-long music summer program between Berkley College of music and Rimon in the Red sea jazz festival. “Ever since I was a little kid I was always felt compelled to play music, I started by playing the piano and the recorder flute but fast enough the Saxophone has found me and has never let go. I remember the first Jazz CD's I received from my mother at age 13 - Bird and Diz, Cannonball and Coltrane and Hank Mobley's album “Another Workout”, These records captivated my ears immediately.”

In 2013 he began his studies at CJS Tel Aviv Studying with many great musicians in the Israeli musical scene. Frumkin’s influences include musicians from the 30's, 40's and the 50's such as Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Dexter Gordon, Don Byas, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk etc… In that time Adam continued to develop his musical proficiency by playing sessions with his peers, doing musical performances and arranging music.

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