Adam Glasser

Chromatic Harmonica

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Chromatic harmonica specialist - jazz, funk, latin, classical - worked with major artists including Sting. Harmonica album 'Free at First' Best Jazz Album South African Music Awards

• performed/recorded/TV with Sting, Eurythmics, Incognito, Joe Zawinul, BBC The Voice

• multiple TV/ film sessions include David Arnold, Steve Sidley, Debbie Wiseman, Howard Shore, Elliot Goldenthal, shared harmonica credits with Toots Thielemans on film 'Hard Rain'

• Live Orchestral performances include Welsh National Opera/BBC Concert Orchestra (Kurtag’s ‘Quasi Una Fantasia’ ),

• Royal Northern Sinfonia/Manchester Camerata (John Barry film music).

• Theatre productions include Midsummer Night’s Dream( Shakespeare’s Globe ), His Girl Friday, Scenes from the Big Picture (Royal National Theatre, London).

• performed jazz/South African jazz at international festivals including Dakar, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Scarborough, Trossingen

• own critically acclaimed albums - 'Free at First' (2010 South African Music Award Best Modern Jazz Album) and 'Mzansi' (nominated 2012 SAMA Best Jazz Album).

• harmonica on the title track of for Abdullah Ibrahim’s 2019 album The Balance

• harmonica for 2018 UK orchestral tour of ‘Italian Job’ live screenings,

• head line performance of Adam Glasser SA Jazz Sextet at the 2018 Brecon Jazz Festival

• Piano: Hugh Masekela at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and at York University, UK tours with Jimmy Witherspoon, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas

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Price quoted per project. Typical turn around time 48 hours depending on schedule. Can do revisions, though not usually required. Additional costs depending on project.

GenresSounds Like
  • Adam Glasser
  • Dudu Pukwana
  • Toots Thielemans
  • Stevie Wonder
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  • Hohner & Suzuki Chromatic Harmonicas
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