Songs with shades of jazz, pop, R&B, and classical. Lyrics range from the state of the heart to the state of the world, with a sense of irony, poetry, spirituality, storytelling and humor.
"Adam Levin's music has the rare ability to appeal to not only musicians seeking cerebral stimulation, but also innocent ears in search of a beautiful, memorable melody." - Tricia Tahara, Singer/Songwriter, Jazz Recording Artist
"Look out, Whitney Houston." - Toronto Star (on singer Wendy Boulding)
"...a sophisticated and contemporary writer - hear him!" - Kirk Nurock, Composer/Pianist, Koch Jazz/Classical Recording Artist
"elegant...rich and beautiful." - Nikki Squire of Esquire
"The chord progression on SO ALIVE is very inspiring. Very nice piano and keyboard work... very classy. Anita Baker strikes a similar chord... Your music wins us over." - Afterthem
"...a warm velvety sensual sound of tomorrow's yesterdays. Listening to your beautiful music has a way of refreshing the inner depths of my heart and soul." - Lizette
"His piano playing has a great touch." - Wallace Roney, Trumpeter/Producer, Grammy Award-winning Jazz Recording Artist
"Wendy Boulding has a superb voice. Her songs are a creative blend of jazz and folk in a pop genre." - Henry Roa, Producer, Who's in the Crib, MNN Television
"...the gentlest touch in music [I've] ever heard... voice is healing and soothes [as] no other wave of sound can do for me!" - Miyjoue
"...awesome and inspiring. Sweet angelic voice, powerful deep lyrics. What a positive impact!...SO ALIVE completely captivated me. It gave me such an inspiration! Like a breath of fresh air! " - Walter Clark, Keyboardist/Singer, Jazz Recording Artist
"Loved your songs! You sound wonderful, as does the band. And truly excellent songwriting." - Steve Mohacey
"I keep coming back to hear DO YOU FEEL IT. It's so beautiful and sad, it brought me to tears. Thanks for such beautiful music." - Thomas Piercy, Clarinetist/Conductor/Vocalist, Classical Recording Artist
"Your DO YOU FEEL IT song is really powerful. Very nice chord changes - very unique sound. You make songwriting look easy." - Xi Guevara
"I DO 'feel your thoughts', and your voice is a masterpiece!" - Bearmystic
"...full of life and inspiring... great voice!" - Jonathan Cook, Composer
"...smooth and cool tunes... voice is angelic." - China Jump
"We really like your music, you got so much soul... thanks for the inspiration!" - Soul Azadi Session
"...damn smashing... love your music, great voice and range." - Dwight S. Hugguns
"...music is sweet and beautiful..." - Dr. Laz
"...really loved it... Great singers, but somehow Adam's voice just suits the material for me. My favorites are DANCE STEPS, AS YOUNG AS I'M OLD, IN MY HEART, A DIFFERENT PAGE and OPEN WINDOW." - BC
Performed and arranged by Adam Levin with Wendy Boulding (and Danny Obadia on SO ALIVE).
Produced by Adam Levin and engineered & mastered by Jay Mark.
Songs written by Adam Levin, with collaborative material by Wendy Boulding, Elena Rye Pellicciaro, Anne Ptasznik and Peter Stoller, except MIDTOWN MEDITATION by Wendy Boulding.
LAND OF THE FREE was inspired by the 2004 presidential election and foreshadowed the Hurricane Katrina disaster. (See www.differentdrummusic.com/gulf_coast_disaster.htm .)
DO YOU FEEL IT?, LAND OF THE FREE and SO ALIVE have reached #7 on MySpace's New York Indie Neo-Soul Chart.
The instrumental AS YOUNG AS I'M OLD was inspired by the music of Gentle Giant. A vocal rendition is on the CD 'Blissful Behemoth' (cdbaby.com/BlissfulBehemoth) and artists' compilation CD 'Giant for Another Hour' (cdbaby.com/gianthour2).