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Nufunk Fridays and Soulwhat presents…

Friday, May 12, 2006



w/ Nate Renner Trio (featuring Kieran Overs & Jeff Halischuk)

as a part of the Nu Funk Friday Jazz Groove Series

The Hooch (upstairs of the Gypsy Co-op)

815 Queen St.

$12 at the door

9:00 PM doors

Nufunk.ca and Soulwhat is please to present leading jazz saxophonist Adam

Niewood and his trio in an intimate setting at the Hooch, the cool bohemian

venue located upstairs from the Gypsy Co-op in the heart of Queen West.

Opening act is the fabulous “Nate Renner Trio,†a group comprised of some of

Canada’s top players and jazz instructors.

Adam Niewood (Saxophonist, Improviser, Composer, woodwind mouthpiece

technician) grew up in Glen Ridge, New Jersey and is the son of Gerry

Niewood, a jazz saxophonist and woodwind doubler & Gurly Niewood, a

classical pianist and clarinetist. By the time Adam was five years old, he

had tagged along with his musicians parents on two world tours with Paul

Simon & Art Garfunkel, and Liza Minnelli.

Adam was a student of Berklee College of music, William Paterson University;

where he earned his Bachelors degree in Music performance. From 2000 – 2003

Adam was the professor of Saxophone, Jazz History, and small Ensembles at

Montclair State University. In 2001 Adam was chosen as one of the first 18

students to attend The Juilliard School of Music's fledging Jazz program. He

graduated with a Masters Degree in Jazz Performance in May 2005.

On March 18, 2003, Adam released his first recording on the Native Language

label with the collective group SBW. Later in 2004, Adam co-produced along

with Bill Goodwin a CD for his father Gerry entitled "Facets"; and Bill also

produced "Introducing Adam Niewood" his first record as a leader with Eric

Lewis on Piano, Matt Brewer on Bass, and Ben Perowsky on Drums, released

June of 2004.

Download Songs here: www.niewood.com/music

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