Originally from Ballarat, Adam plays saxophones, clarinets, flutes, shakuhachi, fujara, toys and graduated from Victorian College of the Arts in 1992. Since then, Adam has been an integral contributor to the Melbourne music scene, with regular national and international performances, working with all manner of influential groups and artists from USA, Japan, Poland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Greece and New Caledonia including: Ernest Ranglin, Nigel Kennedy, Peter Brotzmann, Alessandra Garosi, Tony Overwater, bucketrider, BOLT Ensemble, Spiderbait, Kutcha Edwards, Australian Art Orchestra, Gotye, Clocked Out, Tony Gould, Sandy Evans, Noriko Tadano, David Jones, David Chesworth, Pugsley Buzzard and many more.