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 Wiitala, 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, Grant Stewart, Bobby Hutcherson and with the Glen Miller Orchestra.

Upcoming Gigs


18th SFO Terminal 2 with Nick Rossi 11am

19th Rose Pistola with Nick Rossi 8pm

20th Pampas Palo Alto with Jim Witzel 6:30pm

21st Studio Pink House Saratoga with Mike Zilber and Matt Clark 7pm


8th Adam Shulman trio plays Money Jungle at SFJAZZ with Marcus Shelby and Jeff Marrs  7pm

9th solo piano at Doc’s Lab 5pm

16th Rose Pistola with Chuck Mackinnon 8pm

23rd Hillside Club with Erik Jekabson 8pm