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Steve Adams

A graduate of the School of Contemporary Music in Boston, Steve Adams has appeared on over 40 recordings, including four with Boston’s Your Neighborhood Saxophone Quartet and three as a leader for the Nine Winds label. Adams joined Rova in 1988. He has written the music for seven productions of the annual California Shakespeare Festival, contributed compositions to the repertoires of the Empire Brass Quintet and the violin/marimba duo Marimolin and performed as a sideman with such artists as Anthony Braxton, Sam Rivers, Dave Holland, Donald Byrd, Jaki Byard, Vinny Golia and Ted Nugent. Adams received a Reader’s Digest/Meet the Composer commissioning grant in 1993.

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Steve Adams

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