The Working Artist Project
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The Working Artist project is our attempt to answer questions and confront challenges that artists face on a daily basis. We are taking the time to get to know artist from every field with the intent of debunking the myths, and shedding light on the realities of the artist at work.Read more »
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Adi Meyerson "Where We Stand"
Adi Meyerson is soulful, unique and genuine. Her ability to communicate through music is unparalleled. Adi and I had a very honest conversation about music, life, death, women's rights the #metoo movement and how these topics inspired her latest creative pursuit. "Where We Stand" is Adi's debut album, the music she has created alongside a world-class group of musicians is simply intoxicating. Please enjoy the sounds and vibrations of this episode of The Working Artist Project.
ADI MEYERSON IS AN ISRAELI RAISED BASSIST AND COMPOSER.
She was born in San Francisco to American Parents. At the age of two, she relocated with her family to Jerusalem, Israel.
In August 2012 Adi moved To New York to continue her studies at "The New School for jazz and contemporary music", where she graduated from in 2014. She received an opportunity to study with some of the great masters of the style such as Reggie Workman, Ron Carter, Charles Tolliver, Kirk Nurock, Billy Harper, Bob Cranshaw and many more.
Since Moving to New York, Adi has already made an impact on the NYC jazz scene and earned her title as an up and coming young talent. She has played with many local greats such as Joel Frahm, Joe Magnarelli, Steve Nelson, Charli Persip and many others around the NYC area in highly known venues such as Mezzrow, Smalls jazz, Fat Cat, Smoke Jazz, Minton's, Zinc Bar, Dizzy's Coca-Cola, and others. She has recently toured the US and recorded with the Champion Fulton band for Positone records.
Adi also leads her own band, the ”Adi Meyerson Group”, that has been performing together since 2016 years around New York City.
The band has performed in many of New York City's prestigious jazz clubs such as Minton's Playhouse, Smalls Jazz, Mezzrow, The Cell theatre, Fat Cat and others.
The band headlined the "Make some Noise" music festival in May 2016 and participated in the "Jazz in the Cave" concert series in June 2016. In September 2017, the band recorded their debut record "Where We Stand" which contains 9 original compositions all by Meyerson.
The record is set to be released independently in early May of 2018.
She has toured Costa Rica with her Trio in 2017 and 2018, and performed as part of the faculty of the Quetzaltenango International Jazz Camp with her trio in December 2017.
As an Educator, Adi has worked with Bandleader and Drummer LaFrae Sci at Jazz at Lincoln Center, as part of the "Jazz For young people" program, preforming in schools around the NY area, "The Jazz Drama Program" Directed by Eli Yamin bringing Jazz, Dance and Theater to the youth. Adi also teaches at "Jazz House Kids" as part of their yearly "Chica Power" Residensy.
In December 2017, She had a chance to travel to Guatemala to teach in the Quezaltinango international Jazz camp along side local and American professors.
Champian Fulton - “Speechless” (2017), Positone
Adi Meyerson - “Where we Stand” (2018), IndependentRead more »