Patrick Adams is a versatile educator, musician, and composer. He holds a B.M. from the Oberlin Conservatory in Jazz Studies and Trumpet Performance and has studied under world-renowned trumpeters Sean Jones, Marcus Belgrave, and Roy Poper, to name a few. He has taught and performed throughout China, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the continental United States. Originally from Prescott, Arizona, he relocated to New York City in 2012 to pursue his musical career. Patrick has his own trumpet, piano, and improvisation private-studio, has taught for Soyulla Artists, and has offered assistance directing the Fordham University Big Band. He has recorded as a sideman on six albums since 2013 and in 2018 he released his debut album under the name of his own band, earthTone. He performs regularly throughout the tristate area with his own project and as a freelance trumpeter.