profile

Adam was born in Brooklyn, New York and began his music career studying the piano at age 5. By age 9 he realized his true passion for the drums and began preparing himself for a professional career as a drummer. After a brief stint at the Julliard School of Music (Pre-College Division), Adam attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. Over the years, Adam has studied with several prominent session musicians including Jonathan Mover (Fuel, Aretha Franklin, Joe Satriani), John Riley (Miles Davis, John Scofield), Matt Johnson (Jeff Buckley, Rufus Wainwright), Adam Nussbaum (Jon Ambercrombie), Pete Zeldman (Steve Vai), Ian Froman and Norman Freeman (New York Philharmonic). In addition, Adam has performed and done session work for Producer Andreao “Fanatic” Heard (of Janet Jackson, Usher, Boyz II Men fame). Adam has also toured Europe with Brooklyn based band, Needledrop (Featuring MCA Artist Steve O from the Fun Lovin’ Criminals). He has performed on the road with Warner Bros. Recording/Curb artist Desol and performed with them onTelemundo. As well as, participated in the re-recording of the classic Kiss song, “She”.

Most recently, Adam toured several times with Debbie Gibson and as part of her Journey Through the 80’s Tour with Tiffany. He has appeared on the Good Morning America Concert Series, performs with the Midtown Men (Tony Award Winning Cast of Jerrsey Boys) the South by Southwest and North by North East Music Conferences. In addition, Adam has toured exensively throughout the U.S.,Canada, Italy, Ireland, Poland and the Carribean.

Adam has been featured in Modern Drummer Magazine and endorses Paiste Cymbals,Vic Firth Sticks and Aquarian Drumheads. You can find out more about Adam on his website: www.adamfischel.com