Greg Adams (Tower of Power // East Bay Soul)
The sound of Grammy and Emmy nominated trumpeter and arranger Greg Adams is one of the world's best-known musical signatures. As a founding member of Tower of Power, legendary for his arrangements that made the TOP horn section a sought out entity all its own. With countless collaborations in the studio and live on stage, Adams has made his mark on a broad stretch of today's musical landscape that includes, jazz, pop, rock, R&B, soul and funk.
Greg has lent his sound to Elton John, Rod Stewart, Santana, Celine Dion, Luther Vandross, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Shaffer, Billy Preston, Peter Frampton, Chicago, The Eurhythmics, Heart, Aaron Neville, Huey Lewis and the News, Al Green, Quincy Jones, B. B. King, Ray Charles, Dionne Warrick and Josh Groban to new a very few.
Greg has played on over 900 recordings. Beginning early with Elton John's "The Bitch Is Back", Chaka Kahn's "Fool's Paradise", Little Feat's "High Roller", and Heart's "Tell It Like It Is". You've heard Greg's collaboration with Paul Shaffer on the opening theme of The Late Show with David Letterman and on score arrangements in films such as Duets, Saving Silverman, Top Gun, Austin Powers in Goldmember (with Smashmouth), and Mask. Teaming up with Stanley Clarke on Little Big League and on Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with the illustrious George Martin.
For more information on Greg, go to www.gregadamsmusic.com.