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Encyclopedia > Charlie Adams (drummer)

For the American football player of the same name, please see Charlie Adams.
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Charlie Adams

Background information
Instrument(s) Drums
Percussion
Drum engineer
Years active 1975 - present
Associated
acts
Yanni
USAF band
Website Charlie Adams.com

Charlie Adams, is a drummer, percussionist, and drum engineer who, most notably, has been drum lead for Yanni through nine major concert tours, recording 14 albums together that have gone platinum and double platinum. He is widely recognized for his drum solo on the Yanni Live at the Acropolis video, the second best-selling music video of all time. [1] selling more than 10 million copies worldwide A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... Drum carried by John Unger, Company B, 40th Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Mozart Regiment, December 20, 1863 Several American Indian-style drums for sale at the National Museum of the American Indian. ... A percussion instrument can be any object which produces a sound by being struck with an implement, shaken, rubbed, scraped, or by any other action which sets the object into vibration. ... An Audio Engineer is a person recording, editing, manipulating, mixing and mastering sound by technical means. ... Yanni, (born Yiannis Chrysomallis, Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, on November 14, 1954), is a Greek keyboardist and composer. ... The United States Air Force Band of Liberty is a United States military band of sixty active-duty members, based at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. ... A session drummer at practice A drummer is a musician who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ... A percussion instrument can be any object which produces a sound by being struck with an implement, shaken, rubbed, scraped, or by any other action which sets the object into vibration. ... An Audio Engineer is a person recording, editing, manipulating, mixing and mastering sound by technical means. ... Yanni, (born Yiannis Chrysomallis, Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, on November 14, 1954), is a Greek keyboardist and composer. ... A classical music concert in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. ... 33⅓ LP vinyl record for The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour album from the 1960s. ... Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has sold a certain number of copies. ... Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has sold a certain number of copies. ... Yanni Live at the Acropolis, recorded live at the Herod Atticus Theatre, Athens, Greece, on September 25, 1993, and released in 1994 as an album and live video. ...

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Biography

Charlie Adams is from Joliet, IL and began playing drums at the age of 13 after he bought a red snare drum for fifty cents. He has studied with Bob Tilles and Phil Stanger of Chicago and played a concert series with Don Ellis and Stan Kenton while attending college. He also played in the college jazz band, the symphony orchestra, and the marching band. Overview Joliet, Illinois is a city located in both Will and Kendall counties. ... Drum carried by John Unger, Company B, 40th Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Mozart Regiment, December 20, 1863 Several American Indian-style drums for sale at the National Museum of the American Indian. ... The snare drum or side drum is a tubular drum made of wood or metal with skins, or heads, stretched over the top and bottom openings. ... A classical music concert in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. ... Bandleader Don Ellis (July 25, 1934 - December 17, 1978) consistently explored the area of unusual time signatures. ... Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) led a highly innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form that originated around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in African American musical styles blended with Western music technique and theory. ... Orchestra at City Hall (Edmonton). ... This article is becoming very long. ...


From Chicago he headed to Minneapolis-St.Paul, studying with Marv Dahlgren, principal percussionist for the Minnesota Symphony. Adams formed the rock band Chameleon and developed his own record label, Platinum Records. Chameleon made Billboard charts and was renowned for Adams’ revolving, upside-down drum set, which he played in live concerts and on MTV. The band toured extensively (sponsored by the Miller Brewing Co.) performing up to 260 shows a year. Adams then moved to Los Angeles where he joined his colleague and former Chameleonite, Yanni, and while there he studied with Ed Shaughnessy of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. A percussion instrument can be any object which produces a sound by being struck with an implement, shaken, rubbed, scraped, or by any other action which sets the object into vibration. ... The Minnesota Orchestra is an American orchestra that was founded in 1903 by Emil Oberhoffer as the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... MTV (Music Television) is a cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... Miller Brewing is a large American piss maker based in Milwaukee. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Yanni, (born Yiannis Chrysomallis, Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, on November 14, 1954), is a Greek keyboardist and composer. ... Edwin Thomas Ed Shaughnessy (b. ... The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was the full name of NBCs The Tonight Show during the years that Johnny Carson hosted. ...


Adams and Yanni have been playing and touring together for 25 years recording 14 albums, with Adams writing percussion and drums and doing the drum programing. Adams has completed nine major concert tours with Yanni. Most recently, he is featured on the concert video, Yanni Live, The Concert Event, released in 2006. He has also collaborated with Yanni as movie consultant, writing the drum and percussion parts and doing all the research with his movie library, which consists of over 4,000 titles. He has been assistant engineer and drummer on the soundtracks of various motion pictures. Their music has been used extensively by all of the major television sports networks, including the Superbowl, Wide World of Sports, U.S. Open, Tour De France, World Figure Skating Championships, The Olympics, and ABC News. Yanni, (born Yiannis Chrysomallis, Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, on November 14, 1954), is a Greek keyboardist and composer. ... A percussion instrument can be any object which produces a sound by being struck with an implement, shaken, rubbed, scraped, or by any other action which sets the object into vibration. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... An Audio Engineer is a person recording, editing, manipulating, mixing and mastering sound by technical means. ... A classical music concert in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. ... Yanni, (born Yiannis Chrysomallis, Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, on November 14, 1954), is a Greek keyboardist and composer. ... Yanni Live, The Concert Event, was recorded live at the Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, released in 2006. ... Yanni, (born Yiannis Chrysomallis, Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, on November 14, 1954), is a Greek keyboardist and composer. ... A consultant (from the latin consultus meaning legal expert) is a professional who provides expert advice in a particular domain or area of expertise such as accountancy, technology, the law, human resources, marketing, medicine, finance, public affairs, communication, or more esoteric areas of knowledge, for example engineering of different kinds... Drum carried by John Unger, Company B, 40th Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Mozart Regiment, December 20, 1863 Several American Indian-style drums for sale at the National Museum of the American Indian. ... A percussion instrument can be any object which produces a sound by being struck with an implement, shaken, rubbed, scraped, or by any other action which sets the object into vibration. ... An Audio Engineer is a person recording, editing, manipulating, mixing and mastering sound by technical means. ... A session drummer at practice A drummer is a musician who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ... Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League, the pinnacle of American football. ... ABCs Wide World of Sports is a long-running sports anthology show on American television. ... The term U.S. Open is applied to open (as in anybody, amateur or professional, American or non-Americans can compete) United States national championships in a particular sport. ... Le Tour de France (Tour of France), often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour, is the most famous and prestigious road bicycle race in the world. ... The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual event sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. ... For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... This article is about the American news organization. ...


In between recording and world tours, Adams has played with the USAF band and has been a guest performer in various symphonies and percussion ensembles. He is also credited on two recordings by Bradley Joseph, a long-time bandmate and keyboardist for Yanni. Adams tours giving motivational talks and seminars in schools and retail stores, as well as conducting drum clinics and private lessons. To name a few former students: Jimmy Chamberlin (Smashing Pumpkins), and Billy Mason (Tim McGraw). He also runs an on-line music store and owns a 24-track digital recording studio, Adams Apple Studio, in Nashville, TN. The United States Air Force Band of Liberty is a United States military band of sixty active-duty members, based at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A percussion instrument can be any object which produces a sound by being struck with an implement, shaken, rubbed, scraped, or by any other action which sets the object into vibration. ... Bradley Joseph, (born 1965), is a composer, pianist/keyboardist, and recording artist, who has toured and performed the world over for more than 11 years of his career with artists such as Yanni and Grammy-winner Sheena Easton. ... A keyboardist is a musician who plays keyboard instruments. ... Yanni, (born Yiannis Chrysomallis, Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, on November 14, 1954), is a Greek keyboardist and composer. ... A seminar is, generally, a form of academic instruction, either at a university or offered by a commercial or professional organization. ... Jimmy Chamberlin James Joseph Jimmy Chamberlin (born June 10, 1964, Joliet, Illinois) is a musician, best known as the drummer for the rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. ... The Smashing Pumpkins (circa 1995) left to right: James Iha, DArcy, Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlin. ... Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy McGraw on May 1, 1967 in Delhi, Louisiana) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one entries on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... A recording studio is a facility for sound recording. ... For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). ...


Videography

“Stories and Solos…Life’s Journey Through Music, Family and Autism [1], [2], [3] Autism is classified as a fucking piece of shit neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests in delays of social interaction, language as used in social communication, or symbolic or imaginative play, with onset prior to age 3 years, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. ...

  • Partnering with the Autism Society of America to increase awareness and education, this DVD compiles the story of Charlie Adams from childhood to the present with never-before-seen videos and clips including some from Adams' and Yanni's rock-and-roll band, Chameleon. Adams shares his personal story of having four children -- including two autistic young boys -- and his family's struggles and hopes for them and for the autism community. "My family’s first hand experience with autism, enables Andrea and I to provide the ASA community with a parent perspective on autism needs. We are thrilled to work with the ASA and look forward to helping others as a result of this partnership", says Adams. [2]

The Autism Society of America, founded in 1965 by Bernard Rimland, Ph. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Yanni, (born Yiannis Chrysomallis, Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, on November 14, 1954), is a Greek keyboardist and composer. ... For other articles with similar names, see Rock and roll (disambiguation). ... Autism is classified as a fucking piece of shit neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests in delays of social interaction, language as used in social communication, or symbolic or imaginative play, with onset prior to age 3 years, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. ... Autism is classified as a fucking piece of shit neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests in delays of social interaction, language as used in social communication, or symbolic or imaginative play, with onset prior to age 3 years, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. ... The Autism Society of America, founded in 1965 by Bernard Rimland, Ph. ... Autism is classified as a fucking piece of shit neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests in delays of social interaction, language as used in social communication, or symbolic or imaginative play, with onset prior to age 3 years, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. ... The Autism Society of America, founded in 1965 by Bernard Rimland, Ph. ...

References

Citations

  1. ^ Merrill Lynch August 8, 2006. News story stating, "The Live at the Acropolis DVD/video is the second best-selling music video of all time", (source: Wolfson Public Relations)
  2. ^ Quote: Official bio

External links

  • Official website
  • Charlie Adams at All Music Guide
  • Charlie Adams at Yanni.com
  • Charlie Adams at Ludwig Artists.com
  • Charlie Adams at Drum Solo Artist.com
  • Charlie Adams at Drummer World.com
  • Charlie Adams at Joliet, Illinois website
  • YouTube music video samplers from "Yanni Live at the Acropolis":
    • Marching Season (with drum solo)
    • Within Attraction

 
 

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