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ADAM BIRNBAUM is emerging as one of the top young voices in jazz piano. Since moving to New York from his native Boston in 2001, Birnbaum has become a top call pianist working with a variety of ensembles and artists, including Al Foster, Greg Osby, Wallace Roney, Eddie Henderson, Eddie Gomez, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and has appeared as a sideman on more than 15 albums. Birnbaum has also been recognized as a bandleader and composer, having released four albums of his own, completed commissions for Chamber Music America, and made unique arrangements of Debussy and Japanese folk songs for performance at the Chelsea Music Festival.

Birnbaum’s recent release Three of a Mind was hailed as “an eloquent dispatch from the heart of the contemporary piano trio tradition” by The New York Times, and it received a four-star review in Downbeat magazine.