Adam Levy

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Adam Levy
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Guitarist Adam Levy
Background information
Born November 27, 1966
Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Jazz, blues, pop, soul, folk, country
Occupation(s) Musician, guitarist, singer-songwriter
Instruments Guitar, singing
Years active 1990–present
Labels Lost Wax Records
Associated acts And The Professors, Adam Levy & the Mint Imperials, Norah Jones, Amos Lee, Tracy Chapman

Adam Levy is a jazz guitarist, singer-songwriter, studio musician, and a writer for Universal Music Publishing Group. Levy has recorded with Norah Jones[1] (and was a touring member of her Handsome Band from 2002 through 2007), Tracy Chapman, Ani Di Franco, Manuel Galbán, Sex Mob, Amos Lee, and other esteemed artists, and has released several solo albums as well. Town & Country] is his latest studio album.

Discography (as leader or co-leader)[edit]

  • With My Guitar and You (2001) - Adam Levy & George Wyle (Levy's grandfather)
  • Buttermilk Channel (2001)
  • Get Your Glow On (2003)
  • Loose Rhymes—Live on Ludlow Street (2006)
  • Washing Day (2007)
  • Nice Place to Visit (2008)
  • Humdinger (2008)
  • Got My Joy single (2010) - Adam Levy & The Mint Imperials
  • The Heart Collector (2011)
  • Live from Sun Studios (2012) - Adam Levy & The Mint Imperials
  • Portuguese Subtitles (2012) - Adam Levy & The Mint Imperials
  • Little March (2013) - Shelley Segal & Adam Levy
  • Mad Flux (2013) - João Erbetta & Adam Levy
  • Town & Country (2014)
  • Worry Later (2014) - Ben Goldberg, Adam Levy, Smith Dobson
  • Other Desert Cities EP (2015)

Discography (as sideman or session musician)[edit]

Musical Instruction[edit]

  • "Jazz Guitar Sight-Reading", Alfred Music (1997), paperback
  • "Play the Right Stuff - Creating Great Guitar Parts", Alfred Music (2006), DVD & online course[2]
  • "50 Low Down Rhythms You Must Know", Truefire, (2013), DVD & online course[3]
  • "Rhythm Makeover with Adam Levy", Truefire, (2014), DVD & online course[4]
  • "Essentials: Slow Burn Soloing - Introduction", Truefire, (2015), DVD & online course[5]
  • Guitar Tips] YouTube series[6]
  • Since 2015, Levy has been the Chair of the Guitar Performance department at Los Angeles College of Music[7]


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