Adam Galblum

• Hot Club KC • Down to the Wire •

adam Galblum

is a jazz violinist in Kansas City, Missouri & bandleader of Hot Club KC gypsy jazz band. 

Adam studied with Kansas City’s historic jazz violin pioneer & Count Basie alum, Claude "Fiddler" Williams, in the 1990s.

In 2019 Adam honored his late mentor by performing in his honor on the nationally syndicated radio broadcast “12th St Jump” <link>.

In 2017 Adam was featured and interviewed on NPR affiliate KCUR 89.3fm’s "Central Standard" show. Listen here:

at Claude’s home in 1999

at Claude’s home in 1999

A native of Kansas City, Galblum attended Berklee College of Music in Boston and lived in the Denver area from 2005-2014 touring nationally with bluegrass bands from 2005-2014.

Adam's 2014 solo album, the instrumental Down To The Wire - The Stringband Tribute to the Music of John Mayer, showcases his abilities as a multi-instrumentalist and features members of acclaimed Infamous Stringdusters and Punch Brothers bands.

Catch one of Adam’s public performances here.

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