Adam Linsley - Trumpet
Adam Linsley is a freelance trumpet player based in London. With roots in the brass band world, Adam performed with top class bands including Brighouse & Rastrick & Yorkshire Imperials before heading to the high seas for a few years working in show & dance bands on cruise ships.
As a show player Adam has worked in many west end shows including: Starlight Express, Cats, Guys & Dolls, Jesus Christ Superstar, Movin' Out, Cabaret, Chicago, Jolson, Billy Elliot, Legally Blonde and Bodyguard.
Adam has performed & recorded with many diverse artists including Michael Ball (18 years in his regular touring band), Shirley Bassey, Jack Jones, Cliff Richards, Petula Clarke, Mungo Jerry, Bjork, Skandalous (including chart success with a track co-written with Matt Johnson from Jimorquai called "I got the horn" featuring Adam's playing), Carly Connor, Sigur Ros, Will Young, Gareth Gates, Jazz Junkies, Dani Sciliani, Ella Eyre, Englebert Humperdinck & Elvis The Concert.
Adam has toured the world & recorded as a original member of the Matthew Herbert Big Band. Highlights include Blue Note Tokyo, The Hollywood Bowl, North Sea Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scotts jazz club & Montreaux jazz festival.
Other big bands include: Mike Westbrook Orchestra, Pete Long Orchestra, Back to Basie, Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Glen Miller Orchestra, The Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Pete Cater Big Band, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Echos of Ellington, Joe Loss Orchestra, Jeff Hooper Swing Easy Big Band & Ronnie Scotts Big Band.
Adam's playing can be heard on various TV programmes including National Lottery live, Children's Hospital & Your Face sounds familiar, film soundtracks include La Defi, Tube Tales & Eldorado. TV adverts include Admiral insurance, Nike trainers, Heineken, Homeserve, Spa mineral water, Range Rover, Hugo Boss, Strictly Come Dancing & The National Lottery.