“Adam Teixeira alternates with perfect intuition between pushing forward and supportively underpinning at the drums.” ~ Ian Ballamy

“Teixeira providing understated yet propulsive percussion, is crucial to the tune's atmosphere” ~ All About Jazz

Born in Toronto, Adam’s musical background began at an early age. Pursuing the drum set and various hand percussions Adam developed a strong foundation in the rhythmic vocabularies of jazz, rock, world rhythms and orchestral percussion while playing in many school ensembles and bands.
The experience of rehearsing and performing regularly fuelled his passion for the art form and guided his musical development. Adam graduated in Jazz Performance at Humber College in 2007 and began to perform regularly in the Toronto music scene and abroad. Participating in the International Jazz Workshop at The Banff Centre for the Arts where he studied and performed with renowned musicians from around the world and later fulfilled a self-directed music residency where he focused on expanding his artistic concepts and original compositions. Adam has been awarded several Professional Development Grants from the Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts to fulfill advanced study of world rhythms in Paris, France with Brice Wassy and Sonny Troupé. These experiences continue to enriched his voice as a musician and play a significant role in propelling his professional career. Adam has performed with the likes of Greg Osby, Tony Malaby, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Vitor Pereira, Ingrid Jensen, Monika Lidke, Monsoon, Julian Costello, Alex Stuart, Jangeun Bae, Pat Labarbera and more. Currently based in London, UK Adam performs regularly in the international music scene.  




Ronan Perrett - alto sax Adam Teixeira - drums/percussion Joseph Costi - keyboards







19/01/2019 - Polish Jazz Cafe POSK - Monika Lidke - London,UK
20/01/2019 - SMJC - Christian Miller Quartet - Southampton,UK
02/02/2019 - Oliver’s Jazz Bar - Adam Teixeira Quartet - London,UK
17/02/2019 - SOHO House Dean Street - Harry Brunt Trio - London,UK
21/02/2019 - The Ritzy Brixton - TWO SPEAK - London, UK
23/02/2019 - Hackney Roots - BirdWorld - London,UK
01/03/2019 - Polish Jazz Cafe POSK - Nette Robinson Quartet - London, UK
13/03/2019 - Servants Jazz Quarters - BIRDWORLD EP Launch - London, UK
16/03/2019 - Polish Jazz Cafe POSK - Julian Costello Quartet - London, UK
20/03/2019 - Soderberg Soho - Adam Teixeira Trio - London, UK
27/03/2019 - Jazz Train - Ruta Di Trio - London, UK
29/03/2019 - Oliver’s Jazz Bar - Julian Costello Quartet - London, UK
21/04/2019 - The Ritzy Brixton - Christian Miller Quartet - London, UK
05/05/2019 - Green Note - Adam Teixeira Trio - London,UK
11/05/2019 - Bear Club - Julian Costello Quartet - Luton,UK
12/05/2019 - Peggy’s Skylight - Julian Costello Quartet - Nottingham,UK
15/05/2019 - The Bullshead - Julian Costello Quartet - London, UK
25/05/2019 - Oliver’s Jazz Bar - Pysz/Stuart Quartet - London, UK
02/06/2019 - SMJC - Julian Costello Quartet - Southampton,UK
18/06/2019 - Wigmore Hall Bechstein Room - BirdWorld - London,UK
13/07/2019 - Deptford - TwoSpeak - London, UK
16/07/2019 - Twickenham Jazz - Julian Costello Quartet - London, UK
24/07/2019 - Jazz Train - Vitor Pereira Quintet - London, UK
26/07/2019 - Oliver’s Jazz Bar - Adam Teixeira Quartet - London, UK
01/09/2019 - The Oval - Julian Costello Quartet - London, UK

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