Presented by OLG

Nick Adema: Homecoming Trio

Fri, Jun 21, 2024

FREE EVENT (No Tix Required)

Featuring: Nick Adema - Trombone Chris Pond - Bass José García - Drums

Nick Adema is a Canadian trombonist (MA)/composer currently based in Amsterdam Nick is a Rath Trombones artist.
Exploring the plurality of sonic environments is Nick Adema’s forte. Using the modest nature of the slide to express his musical vigour, Nick is one of the most versatile trombonists coming out of Canada. Hailing from the nation's capital Ottawa, Nick quickly came onto the scene as a curious mind who embraced spontaneity and playfulness in his music. Nick is a musical wanderer, bringing his music on a 2024 January Canadian Tour featuring Noah Preminger to eight of Canada’s largest cities. Whilst in the Netherlands, Nick has been able to perform alongside a number of musicians including Ben van Gelder, and Reinier Baas in his Adema Adds concert series, and on several occasions with Tineke Postma. In addition to touring Canada, Nick Adema’s Urban Chaos has a Spring/Summer 2024 tour that visits Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Zeeland, Berlin, and Cologne. On October 4th Nick will release his upcoming album Urban Chaos with a Dutch Tour featuring Jasper Blom. Nick is also a sideman in the Netherlands, touring the country's largest jazz venues such as North Sea Jazz, Bimhuis, Lanteren Venster, Den Paard and others. Whilst in his studies in Amsterdam and in Toronto, Nick has been the recipient of a number of awards during his studies in Amsterdam and Toronto, such as the Keep an Eye International Jazz Competition Best CvA Soloist, the Holland Scholarship, the Albert and Wilhelmine Renewable Scholarship.