Adam Bishop

Born in England, Adam was raised in Canberra, Australia. He studied Jazz Performance at the Canberra School of Music receiving a Bachelor of Music there in 1995. His studies have also included time in New York with Ralph Alessi, Mark Turner, Mark Helias and Barry Harris. He arrived in London in early 1998 and quickly became involved with many of the finest musicians in London.As well as saxophone, Adam is proficient on the clarinet and bass clarinet. He has performed and recorded with: Tomorrow’s Warriors, Polar Bear, Jazz Jamaica All Stars, Larry Bartley Septet, Duffy, Bukky Leo’s Black Egypt, Frank Sinatra Jr, The Syd Lawrence Orchestra, The John Wilson Orchestra, Kate Williams Septet, Jazz Xchange, Stefano Kalonaris, Roberto Pla’s Latin Jazz Ensemble, the London Jazz Orchestra, Synergy, NYJO, The Rat Pack Orchestra and the RTE Concert Orchestra and Big Band.
Adam is also active in the West End show scene having performed in The Rat Pack, GuysAnd Dolls, White Christmas, Jersey Boys, Hairspray, Mrs Henderson Presents, La Clique and Annie.
His album “Sanctuary” was released in early 2007 on Bishwan Music.
“A gorgeously lyrical saxophonist” Chris May – Allaboutjazz
“One to watch” Chris Parker – Vortex Review
“A high quality debut album that speaks of even better things to come.” 24Dash

Upcoming Events
St Mary’s Church
Sat, 03 Jun, 09:00 PM
The Adam Bishop Quartet was formed in 2021 with the purpose of performing the original arrangements of “bebop” repertoire from…
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