In Poznan, Poland w. The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic At the Hyde Park Jazz Fest
Whether he was swinging hard with Stanley Turrentine, Clark Terry or Buster Williams, burning on some fusion with Larry Coryell, Al DiMeola or Anthony Jackson, laying down seriously funky, solid, pocket with Ramsey Lewis, Nick Colionne or DJ Shon Dervis as Furious Styles, playing a mambo with Paquito D'Rivera, Arturo Sandoval or The Chicago Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble, covering the click track on pop, rock and radio/TV/movie score music, Ernie Adams proves why he is a world-class drummer’s drummer. Now, add to all of that his professionalism, focus, hard work and great attitude and one can see why he is an in demand musician worldwide.
Welcome to my website. Beyond a self-promotional tool, it was created as a way of showing and connecting the different music circles that I work in that rarely cross paths. I've been blessed to work in 48 countries all over the world with legendary, Grammy Award winning artists from the jazz world, the pop world, fusion world, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music worlds and beyond. This collection is not a complete list of my work. This website is basically a means of developing work. It will continue to develop over time. Thank you for visiting and please drop me a note at the end in the 'Contact' tab to say hello and/or to give any suggestions on making this a better website.
I want to send a special thank you to all of the generous, artistic people who have taken the many exquisite pics, videos, audio recordings and drawings that are laden throughout this website. I sincerely appreciate your "jazz eyes and ears" when it comes to capturing music visually and audibly.