Adam Meckler is a professional trumpet player, composer and educator living in Saint Paul, MN. He holds a B.Mus in Jazz Studies from Lawrence University, and a M.M in Trumpet Performance from the University of Minnesota. He has studied composition with some of the finest composers in the world including Fred Sturm, Dean Sorenson, Doug Richards, and Richard Sussman. Meckler has toured all over the world with Todd Clouser's A Love Electric (Ropeadope Records, Royal Potato Family Records), and The Jana Nyberg Group, led by his wife, Jana Nyberg. He plays regularly with his quintet, the Adam Meckler Quintet, and his big band, The Adam Meckler Orchestra, and also plays regularly with The Graydon Peterson Quartet, Lulu's Playground, The Jack Brass Band, The Brass Barn Polka Band, and The Good The Bad The Funky.
Adam is one of three founders of www.SoKillingMan.com, a site dedicated to transcription and analysis of jazz solos, and has been a blogger for Nice Pick, Cowher, the FanSided Pittsburgh Steelers blog, for a year now. He is adjunct faculty at Bethel University in Trumpet and Jazz. He has had the pleasure of performing with DJ Logic, the Pete Whitman X-Tet, Klezmerica, The Artie Shaw Orchestra, Fatbook, The Stan Bann Big Band, Nova Jazz Orchestra, La Gran Charanga and many more. You can hear Adam's music, take a look at his calendar and purchase his records at www.adammeckler.com. Follow Adam on Twitter at @AdamMeckler