PAST SHOWS

Recital with Kevin Pace @ Shepherd University

27.Aug.2015 |8:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV US

Kevin Pace's faculty recital featuring Anthony Pirog on guitar and myself on saxophone. Lots of original compositions and unique interpretations. Free!

Twins Jazz Club

13.Aug.2015 |8:00 & 10:00pm

Washington, DC US

Great trio gig with Nathan Kawaller on bass and Larry Fergueson on drums.

Spokane Falls Community College Jazz Festival

01.May.2015

Spokane, WA US

Excited to be a part of this wonderful festival put on by my good friend Kevin Woods.

Performance at U.S. Navy Band's International Saxophone Symposium

10.Jan.2015 |12:00pm

Winchester, VA US

Goodson Chapel, Shenandoah University

Twins Jazz Club

04.Sep.2014 |8:00 and 10:00

DC

Hoping this date will feature a lot of new music written with the help of a grant from Shepherd University. Thanks SU!

Quartet @ Twins Jazz Club

20.Jul.2014 |8:00 and 10:00

DC

Shepherd Jazz Ensemble with Maria Schneider

01.Mar.2014 |8:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV

Kevin Pace, Nathan Lincoln-DeCusatis, Kurtis Adams, and friends @ the Blue Moon Cafe

20.Feb.2014 |9:30pm

Shepherdstown, WV

Quartet @ Twins Jazz Club

17.Nov.2013 |8:00pm & 10:00pm

DC

Ward Virts Concert Series - The College of Southern Maryland

10.Nov.2013 |3:00pm

LaPlata, MD

A recital of original jazz music featuring compositions from myself and my partner in crime, Nathan Lincoln-DeCusatis.

Quartet at the South Jefferson Public Library

29.Sep.2013 |3:00-5:00pm

Summit Point, WV

The quartet will be performing standards and originals in a really beautiful, rustic outdoor setting!

Salon Series Recital - Shepherd University

12.Sep.2013 |8:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV

A recital of music from my latest album, Collage. The recital will feature my good friend and collaborator on the album, Dr. Nathan Lincoln-DeCusatis.

Kurtis Adams Quartet @ Twins Jazz Club

25.Aug.2013 |8:00pm & 10:00pm

DC

Kurtis Adams Quartet @ Twins Jazz Club

28.Apr.2013 |8:00 & 10:00pm

Washington, D.C. - U Street, DC

Jacob Deaton @ An Die Musik

13.Dec.2012 |8:00 & 10:00pm

Baltimore, MD

Jacob Deaton @ Twins Jazz Club

12.Dec.2012 |8:00 & 10:00pm

Washington, D.C. - U Street, DC

Another hit with my old pal from Atlanta, Jacob Deaton. Killer guitar player!! The band will include my DC pals Nathan Lincoln-DeCusatis, Blake Meister, and Andrew Hare. $15 cover.

Kurtis Adams Quartet @ The Black Fox Lounge - Lower Level

27.Oct.2012 |9:00-midnight

Washington, D.C. - Dupont Circle, DC

Kurtis Adams Quartet @ Twins Jazz Club

18.Oct.2012 |8:00 & 10:00pm

Washington, D.C. - U Street, DC

Killer quartet including Nathan Lincoln-Decusatis (piano), Blake Meister (bass), and Andrew Hare (drums) playing original music from our forthcoming album! Definitely not worth missing.
$15 cover, $10 minimum

with Atlanta-based guitarist Jacob Deaton @ Twins Jazz Club

15.Aug.2012 |8:00 & 10:00pm

U Street Corridor, DC

So thrilled to be performing with my old-friend and cohort from Atlanta, Jacob Deaton. He's a tremendous jazz guitarist and composer doing some wonderful things in the Southeast. So glad that he's made it up this way! Please come check it out and support live music! $15 cover, $10 minimum
Visit www.jacoballendeaton.com for more info.

Faculty Recital @ the Hagerstown Museum of Fine Art

12.Aug.2012 |3:00pm

Hagerstown, MD

Duo recital with my esteemed Shepherd University colleague, Dr. Mark Andrew Cook.

Kurtis Adams Quartet @ Twins Jazz

13.Jun.2012 |8:00 & 10:00

U Street Corridor, DC

Mike Kamuf Little Big Band @ The Music Cafe

08.Jun.2012 |7:00pm

Damascus, MD

Jeff Cosgrove Quartet @ Beans in the Belfry

23.May.2012 |6:00pm

Brunswick, MD

Guest Soloist - Tuscarora HS Jazz Band - Tuscarora HS

17.May.2012 |7:00pm

Frederick, MD

Guest Soloist - Martinsburg High School Jazz Ensemble - Martinsburg HS

09.May.2012 |7:00pm

Martinsburg, WV

Adams/Decusatis Duo @ the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference

16.Mar.2012 |11:40am

Tempe, AZ

I'll be performing with my good friend and colleague Nathan Lincoln-Decusatis at the Biennial Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance in Tempe. We're playing an interesting program of works from the "Classical" idiom that we have deconstructed and arranged as jazz duo tunes. Includes: Chopin "The Ocean" Etude, Chopin's "Wrong Notes" Etudes, and Schumann's Dichterliebe. Very cool stuff!!

Shepherd University Jazz Ensembles with special guest Gary Hobbs - Frank Center Theater

03.Mar.2012 |8:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV

Our annual jazz festival concert featuring the legendary drummer Gary Hobbs. We've got quite a program in store!

Quartet @ Twins Jazz Club

15.Feb.2012 |8:00-11:00pm

DC

A quartet featuring my good friend Dr. Mark Cook and his band Set Theory (John Leonard, bass & Marty Knepp, drums). These guys are quite the rhythm section!! Come check it out.

Jazz Jam Session @ the Frederick Coffee Company

05.Feb.2012 |4:00pm-7:00pm

Frederick, MD

Black Fox Lounge - Lower Level

02.Feb.2012 |8:00-11:00pm

Dupont Circle, DC

An amazing and creative ensemble playing original jazz compositions. Trying out a lot of new tunes....this one's not to be missed. $15 cover.

Mike Kamuf Little Big Band @ The Music Cafe

13.Jan.2012 |8:00pm

Damascus, MD

One of the most killing groups in this part of the country! Amazing composing, arranging, and playing. Very excited to be playing with this group again!

Jazz Jam Session @ the Frederick Coffee Company

11.Dec.2011 |4:00pm-7:00pm

Frederick, MD

Jeff Cosgrove Trio @ Olives

26.Nov.2011 |9:00pm - midnight

Frederick, MD

Shepherd Faculty Jazz Quartet @ The Barbara Ingram School For the Arts

09.Nov.2011 |3:00-4:30pm

Hagerstown, MD

Shepherd University Jazz Ensembles - Frank Center Theater

01.Nov.2011 |8:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV

Jazz Jam Session @ the Frederick Coffee Company

30.Oct.2011 |4:00pm-7:00pm

Frederick, MD

Shepherd University Jazz Faculty Recital - SU Frank Center

07.Oct.2011 |8:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV

Mike Kamuf Little Big Band @ The Music Cafe

19.Aug.2011 |8:00pm

Damascus, MD

Yorkshire Jam Session

04.Aug.2011 |7:30pm

Shepherdstown, WV

Trio at Beans in the Belfry with Ryan Ellis (bass) and Jeff Cosgrove (drums)

29.May.2011 |11:00am

Brunswick, MD

Duo with drummer Jeff Cosgrove @ Beans in the Belfry

11.May.2011 |6:00 - 8:00

Brunswick, MD

Mike Kamuf Little Big Band - Music Cafe

25.Mar.2011 |8:00pm

Damascus, MD

Duo with Nathan Lincoln-Decusatis @ Twins' Jazz Club

16.Jan.2011 |8:00pm

DC

Jam Session w/ the Shepherd University Faculty Quartet

14.Nov.2010 |5:00 - 7:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV

Frank Arts Center - Rehearsal Hall

SU Jazz Ensembles - Frank Center Theater

02.Nov.2010 |8:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV

Shepherd University Summer Jazz Camp

14.Jun.2010 to 18.Jun.2010

Shepherdstown, WV

Duo with Jacob Deaton at Sugo

02.Jun.2010 |7:00pm - 10:00pm

Roswell, GA

Justin Chesarek Group

22.May.2010 |3:00pm

Atlanta, GA

Ellington Tribute with the Treasure Valley Concert Band - Timberline HS

03.May.2010 |7:30pm

Boise, ID

Ellington Tribute with the Treasure Valley Concert Band - Middleton HS

28.Apr.2010 |7:30pm

Middleton, ID

BSU Jazz Ensembles/Vocal Jazz Concert

21.Apr.2010 |7:30pm

Boise, ID

Check out the Boise State Jazz Ensembles and Vocal Jazz Ensemble! $5/$3 for seniors. Free for students.

Steve Lippia Band - Nampa Civic Center

30.Mar.2010 |8:00pm

Nampa, ID

Playing with the Steve Lippia Big Band - very Sinatra with Count Basie...swingin'!! $28 for tickets

Steve Lippia Band - College of Southern Idaho

29.Mar.2010 |8:00pm

Twin Falls, ID

Playing with the Steve Lippia band. Very Sinatra with Basie...good swinging stuff!

Monk Tribute @ College of Southern Idaho w/ Brent Jensen

04.Mar.2010 |7:30pm

Twin Falls, ID

Quartet with Brent Jensen, Aaron Miller, and Steve Cox playing the music of Thelonious Monk.

BYU - Idaho

02.Mar.2010 |7:30pm

Rexburg, ID

Performing "A Love Supreme" with my good friend and bassist, Aaron Miller.

Special Events Center - Student Union Building

17.Feb.2010 |7:30

Boise, ID

Boise State University Jazz Ensembles

Boise State University

30.Jan.2010 |7:30pm

Boise, ID

Performing the Michael Kamen Concerto for Alto Saxophone with the Boise State University Symphonic Winds.

Special Events Center - Student Union Building

02.Dec.2009 |7:30pm

Boise, ID

Boise State Jazz Ensembles Concert.

Morrison Center

30.Oct.2009 |7:30pm

Boise, ID

Boise State University Faculty Jazz Recital presenting the music of John Coltrane. Tickets are $5 for the public and $3 for students.

Special Events Center - Student Union Building

19.Oct.2009 |7:30pm

Boise, ID

Guest Soloist with the USAF Commanders Jazz Ensemble

Jewett Auditiorium

18.Oct.2009 |7:00pm

Caldwell, ID

Guest Soloist with the USAF Commanders Jazz Ensemble

Churchill Grounds

22.Jul.2009 |9:30pm

Atlanta, GA

The Justin Chesarek Quintet - $7 cover/$5 minimum

Churchill Grounds

15.Jul.2009 |9:30pm

Atlanta, GA

The Justin Chesarek Quintet - $7 cover/$5 minimum

Churchill Grounds

01.Jul.2009 |9:30pm

Atlanta, GA

The Justin Chesarek Quintet - $7 cover/$5 minimum