Adam Meisterhans

Session Guitarist and Producer

18 Reviews (9 Verified)
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I am an experienced producer and guitarist/multi-instrumentalist who has worked with artists including Tyler Childers, Jill Andrews, Midland, Joshua Hedley, Lillie Mae, Patrick Sweany, Pujol, and Kelsey Waldon. In addition to my work as a session player and sideman, I’m also a founding member of the band Rozwell Kid. Let's make some music!

I’ve been in Nashville since the summer of 2013, and in that time I’ve done a great deal of touring, in town gigs on Broadway and beyond, as well as traditional sessions and remote recording. More recently, I’ve had the good fortune of producing and I love it! All of these experiences have taught me to listen with bigger and broader ears so I can fit into the entire musical vision and not just live in my own little guitar world. I really enjoy the creative process whether it’s building a track from the ground up or just adding some icing on the cake as a lead instrumentalist.

In addition to the aforementioned artists I’ve played or recorded with, here are some more from my touring resume and discography: Margo Price, Nikki Lane, John R. Miller, Slaughter Beach Dog, Lauren Morrow, J.P. Harris, William Matheny, Olivia Jean, Roger Harvey, Coco Hames, Michaela Anne, Heath Haynes, Fletcher C. Johnson, The Dreaded Laramie, Rave Ami, and Laura Mae Socks.

Making music with other people is a privilege and I’m extremely grateful that I’ve been able to be a part of so many fulfilling and successful projects. I’d love to add your name to the list and make something that we can both be proud of! Get in touch - I'd love to be a part of your project in any capacity!

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18 Reviews - 3 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Andy H.

    Working with Adam was super smooth, he managed to jump onto my project at short notice and gave me a wealth of tone options. His feel and playing is second to none too so it slotted right into the mix.
    Would definitely hire Adam again!

  2. Review by Richard D.

    Had a last minute thing I needed Adam to swoop in and save for me. Nailed it like I knew he would.

  3. Review by Richard D.

    My secret weapon of choice: Adam Meisterhans. Consistently delivers the goods. Period.

  4. Review by Richard D.

    Been working on a couple/few tunes with Adam now and he is so versatile. Great with ideas and is happy to experiment and be patient with me when I'm just not sure exactly what I want. Top shelf.

  5. Review by Brendan A.

    Adam is an awesome producer and multi-instrumentalist! He absolutely nailed the production and really listened to my ideas and thoughts. A truly gifted musician. Can't wait to work with him again!

  6. Review by Richard D.

    I'm not even sure where to begin. Adam gave my tune such great textures and tone. His ideas were so perfectly suited to what I was going for. He was patient and responsive and made me feel like I had a real ally in this exchange. His overall playing and feel is that of a total pro. I'll be using Adam on many things to come--I'm sure.

  7. Review by Brendan A.

    Adam's an awesome guy and really brought the song to life. Really fast, understanding and all around just great. I hope to work with him again soon!

  8. Review by Seamus M.

    Great guitar player who knows how to compliment your tracks. Also very reliable

  9. Review by Sarah B.

    Adam was so easy to work with, his communication was excellent and he really went above and beyond to give me a great track.

  10. Review by Roger Harvey
    by Roger Harvey

    Adam has been my guitar hero since the first time I saw him play in a basement in Brooklyn. It’s been inspiring to watch his journey into the studio & touring world, as well as to have the opportunity to work together over the years in many different capacities. The amount of care, focus, & professionalism in his approach to writing & playing is truly incomparable. Whatever the song is when I come into the room has always been taken to to the next level through his creativity & collaboration. Cannot recommend him enough!

  11. Review by Justin Francis

    Oh you need an electric guitar? He's got em. Oh you need more than one? He ain't scared.

    Adam Meisterhans is one of my favorite musicians to work with. I'm fortunate to live in the same town as him, so to have him join in on a session is always a treat. But having heard tracks he can deliver anywhere in the world via the information superhighway, I now rest assured that even if I make the plunge and move to Uganda, I can still have a little piece of rock n roll legend on my tracks with ease.

    Creative, kind, willing to go above and beyond are just a few things that come to mind.

  12. Review by Coco Hames
    by Coco Hames

    Working with Adam is a dream! He’s an extremely skilled musician, and can do anything, with a deep connection to what he’s playing. He knows his history, and is fluent and inventive. He’s a joy to work with in the studio, and a pleasure to be with on the road. He’s a consummate professional and a great guy; it is not only easy and stress-free to work with him, it’s fun, exciting, and a genuine pleasure! I really couldn’t recommend Adam enough for any project, from writing and recording, to scoring, performing, and touring. You’d be lucky to get him!

  13. Review by Jordan Hudkins
    by Jordan Hudkins

    Adam is one of the most skilled, versatile, knowledgeable and motivated guitarists I have ever met. He will bring all of these attributes, along with his easygoing personality and incredible sense of humor, to every gig and session. I've been lucky enough to work with him in various capacities over several years (big gigs, bar gigs, basement recording, professional studios) and he's never given it less than 100%.

  14. Review by Aaron Shafer-Haiss

    Adam is my go to for anything guitar. He gets what I'm going for right off, usually better than what I'm hearing, and gets it back to me quickly. He's so versatile I don't ever think to call on anyone else, regardless of the genre. From a single lead guitar part up to building multiple guitars across a whole track Adam is incredibly tasty and musical. Super easy to work with too, I couldn't recommend him any higher.

  15. Review by Jason Morrow
    by Jason Morrow

    He’s my first call on everything from studio work to touring. Super tasty, super clean, innovative and a true pleasure to work with. He knows exactly what to do and what not to do without a word being said. Tone for days(any tone) and super detailed oriented(in the best way). Highly recommend!

  16. Review by Alex Hernandez
    by Alex Hernandez

    Adam is exactly what you want when you hire a guitar player. The parts he came up with for my record really captured exactly what I was going for. He was more than prepared and laid down everything well within the time I had booked in the studio. Best I’ve worked with in Nashville thus far.

  17. Review by JP Harris
    by JP Harris

    Adam is hands-down one of the most diverse players I know, in addition to being unequivocally creative in the studio and professional. We’ve made several recordings together over the years and I would never hesitate to recommend him, for basically any genre of music.
    He also has a vast knowledge of session guitarists from the last eight decades, giving him the ability to improvise within a style at the simple mention of a reference track, solo, or fill.
    Adam is also possibly the easiest human on earth to get along with, and can field any range of stresses that can arise in a session.

  18. Review by Magnetic Sound
    by Magnetic Sound

    Adam is one of my favorite session players to work with. He always arrives to the studio prepared and with parts worked out. Highly recommended!

Lauren Morrow "Do Better"

I was the lead guitarist in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • George Harrison
  • The Black Keys
  • Merle Haggard
Gear Highlights
  • UA Apollo
  • Cascade Fathead
  • Shure 556 ('50's)
  • Vintage Fender amps
  • '63 Silvertone 1429
  • various Fender and Gibson guitars
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