Nick Adams is an LA based touring and recording drummer whose passion for music developed early, and has led him to work with an array of well-known artists. Nick was the recipient of the esteemed Outstanding Player Award upon graduating from the Percussion Institute of Technology, for which his picture appeared in Modern Drummer Magazine. Since then, he has gone on to work with such artists as David Cook, Aly and AJ Michalka, Fifth Harmony, Dariush Eghbali, and Colby O’Donis among others. He has performed live on American Idol, The Today Show, Good Day LA, and more. As a session player Nick has recorded with an assortment of notable producers including Jay Baumgardner (Seether, Drowning Pool), JP Bowersock (The Strokes), and Lee Miles (Puddle of Mudd), and most recently played all drums and percussion on David Cook’s 3rd studio album.
Nick bought his first drum kit at the age of fifteen, and began playing in bands in his hometown of San Diego. It was during this time that he honed his solid, groove based playing style which has carried him through a diverse and flourishing career in music. Nick is currently working as an independent musician in Los Angeles, and proudly endorses Paiste cymbals, DW Drums, Drumtacs, and Innovative Percussion sticks.