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


1st Pampas Palo Alto with Jim Witzel 6:30pm

5th SF Performances Salon Concert at the Rex Hotel with Sean Jones 6pm

8th SFJAZZ Joe Henderson lab with Kellye Gray 7 and 8:30pm

14th Hillside Club with the Ian Carey group 8pm

20th Rose Pistola with Jason Muscat

21st Adam Shulman Sextet at the Presidio Officer’s Club 6pm FREE!