From London's Royal Albert Hall - to Television Soundstages - to the world famous Cafe Wha(NYC) - Eric Adams logs many miles.
Eric Adams' intuitive sense of rhythm and liquid execution have provided the heartbeat for a wide variety of artists.
Eric Adams began playing the bongos at age seven while on a family vacation in Barbados. A week later he returned to the states and began studying drumset with his godfather Stan Andries, and later with famed drummer Walter Perkins Jr. in Jamaica, N.Y.
He continued his studies at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. Later Eric moved on to New York's Drummer's Collective. There he gained insight from notables such as Horace Arnold, Kim Plainfield, Robbie Gonzalez, Kenwood Dennard, Rick Considine, and percussion legend, Frank Malabe.
Before embarking on his pro drumming career, Eric Adams served as a drum dept manager for Sam Ash Music. There his passion for product came to the forefront. He developed a reputation for innovative displays and in-depth product knowledge, that inspired drummers and colleagues.
In addition to his in-store duties, Eric Adams conducted seminars on electronic & midi drumming at Paul Ash’s performance theatre in NYC. At the end of each seminar he’d impress his audience with his drum machine programming of Steve Gadd's legendary Aja drum solo.
Since the age of twelve, Eric Adams has been playing in various musical projects. Artists he has worked with inlude: Stephen Marley, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry, Cher, Will Downing, The Cafe Wha (NYC), John Mayer, George Benson, Urban Blight, Olu, Kelly Levesque, Andi Oliver, and Mathew Morrison (Glee). Eric's passion and commitment continue to earn the delight of his peers, artists, manufacturers, and most of all - his audiences.