Trumpeter/Composer/Educator Adam Meckler is an active member of the Twin Cities jazz scene and tours around with Lulu's Playground, The Jana Nyberg Group and the Jack Brass Band.
Adam Meckler is a trumpet player, composer and educator living in Saint Paul, MN. He
holds a B.M. in Jazz Studies from Lawrence University, and a M.M in Trumpet Performance
from the University of Minnesota. Adam has toured with Youngblood Brass Band, The Jana
Nyberg Group, Lulu's Playground, the Jack Brass Band, and Todd Clouser's A Love Electric.
He also plays regularly with Nooky Jones, The Graydon Peterson Quartet, The Brass Barn
Polka Band, The Good The Bad The Funky and The Pete Whitman X-Tet.
Meckler is the 2014 recipient of MacPhail Center for Music's Artist Development Grant and
will release a full length album of original music for Jazz Orchestra in Fall of 2014 with the
Adam Meckler Orchestra. He holds Faculty positions in trumpet and Jazz at McNally Smith
College of Music, and MacPhail Center for Music.
Meckler is also one of three founders of SoKillingMan.com, a site dedicated to transcription
and analysis of jazz solos. He is an active educator/clinician maintaining a trumpet studio
in the Twin Cities and performing clinics and workshops all over the US. You can hear
Adam's music, take a look at his calendar and purchase his records at adammeckler.com.
Follow Adam on Twitter at @AdamMeckler.