Lecturer in Jazz, Bath Spa University

Adam Biggs is a pianist and music educator. He is Head of Jazz Studies at Bath Spa University, and holds a Masters Degree in Jazz Piano Performance (2011).

Adam has played and worked with many musicians including – Iain Ballamy, Derek Nash, Andy Sheppard, Clare Teal, Jamie Cullum and Geoff Simkins. In 2010 Adam became a Roland Artist, and currently plays and works on a Roland FP-5 Digital stage piano.

Adam completed his Masters Degree in Jazz Piano Performance, at Bath Spa University, Bath in October 2011. His research focused on new repertoire and contemporary performative practice techniques. He is currently preparing his PhD project.

Adam leads the Jazz trio Adam's Apple with Ben Groenevelt on Double Bass and Rob Brian on Drums/Percussion.

In 2007 Adam published the Circle of Fifths, a unique learning tool for students and The Fabulous Baker Boys Songbook, a collection of transcriptions of the music from the film “The Fabulous Baker Boys” written by Dave Grusin.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Jazz, Bath Spa University