Adam Moezinia, a recent graduate of the Juilliard School’s Jazz Studies program, is an extremely accomplished guitarist. He has shared the stage with many great artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, George Coleman, Paquito D’Rivera, Jane Monheit, Jon Fadis, Antonio Hart, and Bobby Watson. He has also performed at venues across the country including the Hollywood Bowl, the Kodak Theatre, Monterey Jazz Festival, the Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Blue Note, the Jazz Standard, Joe’s Pub, and Jazz Alley.
Adam’s career started while he was attending Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. In March of 2008, he was selected to be part of the “Thelonius Monk High School All-Star Jazz Septet” which featured jazz great Antonio Hart. The septet was featured at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. At the age of sixteen, Adam was honored with the “Shelly Manne New Talent Award” from the Los Angeles Jazz Society. During the same year, he was selected among guitarists nationwide to play in the “Next Generation Jazz Orchestra” which culminated in a performance with Wynton Marsalis at the Monterey Jazz Festival. During his high school years, he was a representative for the Thelonius Monk Institutes’s jazz education program. He travelled to Alaska, Seattle, Hawaii, and Kansas City conducting workshops for high school youth and performing with jazz veterans Lisa Henry, Bobby Watson, and Antonio Hart.
In the fall of 2010, Adam moved to New York City to attend The Juilliard School on a full scholarship. There, he had the opportunity to study with many jazz greats such as Rodney Jones, Kenny Washington, Ray Drummond, and Steve Turre. He was selected by the school to teach jazz workshops both nationally and internationally. Recently, Adam has taught at “Jazz for Young People” as part of Jazz at Lincoln Center and Skidmore Jazz Camp in Saratoga Springs, New York. As an accomplished young artist, Adam continues to perform and teach in the New York City area.