OICMF Big Band
Adam Kessler is a dedicated drummer and percussionist. He has performed in countries all around the world, including Zimbabwe, China, Poland, Portugal, Cape Verde, Montreal, Mexico, and Israel. In 2006 he received a bachelor’s degree in music from Cornish College of the Arts. While there, he gained valuable experience through the study of jazz, Brazilian, electronic, Middle Eastern, and Gamelan music. Mr. Kessler regularly performs in Seattle with The New Triumph, a six-piece Afro-Latin funk band, and The Phinney 5, featuring Jay Thomas, Phil Sparks, John Hansen, and Mike Van Bebber. He also performs for the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra.