Adam Shulman has been a staple of the San Francisco Jazz scene since he moved to the city in 2002. Before the move, Adam was a student at UC Santa Cruz where he studied with the great pianist Smith Dobson and the trumpeter/arranger Ray Brown. He received his degree in classical performance under the tutelage of the Russian pianist Maria Ezerova.


Adam Shulman

Adam can also be seen as a sideman with countless bay area musicians and vocalists such as John Wittala, Vince Lateano, Kitty Margolis, Andrew Speight, Dayna Stephens, Erik Jekabson, Gary Brown, Patrick Wolff, Faye Carrol, Ian Cary, and Mike Zilber among many others.


Adam has played as a sideman with internationally renowned artists Stefon Harris, Willie Jones III, Miguel Zenon, Mark Murphy, Alan Harris, Luciana Souza, Paula West, Ratzo Harris, Larry Coryell, Sean Jones, Bobby Hutcherson and with the Glen Miller Orchestra.

Upcoming Gigs


10th  Adam Shulman Organ trio at Cafe Stritch San Jose 8pm

22nd Stanford Jazz Festival with Patrick Wolff 8pm


2nd Pampas Palo Alto with Jim Witzel 6:30pm

16th Adam Shulman quintet plays “Song for my Father” SFJAZZ 7pm

28th Red Poppy Art House with Kathy Kosins 7:30pm

30th Sound Room with Kathy Kosins 8pm