Adam Joseph-Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Engineer...debut release...neo-soul. Combines catchy writing style with personal heartfelt lyrics and tops it off with skillful vocals. This 9 track debut showcases his supreme talent and depth as a musician and songwriter. Taking influence from Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, and Lauryn Hill he takes ideas and forms them into his own unique style. Don't let the picture fool you....this aint no ordinary white boy.
"How I Seem to Be is a reflection upon the stereotypes and expectations my image carries into my music. Listeners are often surprised to see me and then hear the music that truly shows what I am all about".-Adam Joseph
Adam Joseph is a rare find in the world of music today. Not only does he write, produce, engineer, arrange, and play on all of his recordings, but he also managed to release and distribute his first album independently through his self-owned record label, JAH Records (established in 2003). Adam has performed alongside major artists such as Steven Tyler, Cee-Lo (of Gnarles Barkley), Dianne Reeves, Patti Austin, Brenda Russell, and Martha Wash.
His debut music video “Flow With My Soul” was among the first indie label videos to make it into heavy rotation on MTV’s new LOGO Network. His recordings have been in movie soundtracks and CD compilations. Adam is anticipating his first Major Label release in March of 2007 on SONY Records newest Label “Twist”.
Adam received intense training in Music Production and Engineering, Vocal Performance, and Music Business at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston , MA . In 2004 he moved to New York City where he created “Elegant Children Productions”, his own production company. Currently, Adam provides beats and songs for an entire downtown culture of rising Hip-Hop, Rock, and Dance Music personalities, all the while continuing to pursue his own career as a recording artist and songwriter. Adam reaches across many genres of music, continuously proving himself as not just a singer, but also a well-rounded musician, songwriter and producer.
"Soul Music is what I do because that is what comes naturally to me”. Adam’s soul extends deep into his recordings and often amazes listeners at their first impression. Always effortlessly surprising the public by his contrary look to his sound. Adam feels no need to conform to expectation but celebrates his uniqueness in every aspect.
Adam collaborates regularly with many other up-and-coming hot young musicians. His long-time band mate and Elegant Children Productions Co-Founder Nikki Glaspie is now playing drums touring with Grammy Award Winning artist Beyonce. Adam has also recorded and played with many other successful musicians including Mike Feingold (Jay-Z, Queen Latifah), Ruslan Sirota (Brian McKnight, Stanley Clark), Mark Kelly (Mariah Carey, Meshell N’Degeocello), and Davy Nate (Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight). His intimate affiliation with a select group of talented musicians allows Adam to create a sound and style all his own.
In the near future you can look forward to hearing Adam’s collaborative efforts with an ever expanding list of talented producers and musicians as he completes his second solo album and continues to write and produce for other recording artists.
"Someone's been doing there Homework"-after scatting with Dianne Reeves
"That Boy is BAD!!!"- Brenda Russell
"White boy can sing!!"- Patti Austin
"If Anita Baker reincarnated as a white boy..."- Medusa
This indie artist has already been featured in OUT Magazine which has gained him national recognition. Look out for the CD at listening stations at Barnes and Noble and Borders Nationwide!!!
The new Music Video for "Flow With My Soul" is now playing on the LOGO Network. Look out for it on a TV near you.