Adam joined Mardi Brass in 2001. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music from 1993-97 and during this time developed a keen interest in chamber music of all types from 17th century trio sonatas to contemporary works for electronics and brass ensemble and modern jazz styles.

Adam has become a busy international freelance player working with orchestras and chamber music ensembles all over Europe giving concerts and making recordings. Adam is principal trombone for Sir John Eliot Gardiner's orchestras and a member of His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.  He teaches as visiting professor at every London music college as was as on international courses held throughout the year.

Adam is also a keen arranger of brass music and his work can be heard on several recordings, including Something Old, Something Borrowed, and 'Hark!' by Mardi Brass.

In 2007 Adam was awarded an honorary ARAM by the Royal Academy of Music for distinguished contributions to the music profession.