Greg Adams & East Bay Soul · Dreams Come True

The sound of Grammy and Emmy nominated trumpeter, arranger Greg Adams is one of the world’s best-known musical signatures. As a founding member of Tower of Power, legendary for his arrangements that made the TOP horn section a sought entity all its own.

Adams has performed on over 2000 recordings. Greg has lent his sound to Sir Elton John, Phish, Rod Stewart, Celine Dion, Luther Vandross, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Santana , Bonnie Raitt,
Paul Shaffer, Little Feat, Billy Preston, Peter Frampton, Chicago, Al Green, The Eurhythmics, Lyle Lovett, Heart, Linda Ronstadt, Aaron Neville, The Brothers Johnson, Wilson Pickett, Huey Lewis and the News, Raphael Saadiq, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Sir George Martin, Terrence Trent Darby, Dionne Warrick, B.B. King and Josh Groban to name a very few.

In a career that has spanned 5 decades, Greg Adams has made his mark on a broad stretch of today’s musical landscape that includes jazz, pop, rock, R&B, soul, and funk. With the release of THE REAL, the genre chameleon trumpeter/arranger uses his natural skills to deliver a recording with a diversity of styles that he is known for. Nine original songs with powerful horns, lush strings, sweet soul vocals and an all-star rhythm section, Greg Adams and East Bay Soul brings together a sensational blend of Funk, Jazz, Soul and R&B in their own style that is THE REAL!

On the new single “Dreams Come True” Adams flugel horn melody sings out a love story in a dance between the strings and the rhythm section that says “I finally found you and Dreams Come True” The driving instrumental “West 57th “mingles funk and jazz likened to a night on the town after hours - a sexy walk down hip street on Manhattan’s west side.

With the release of The Real marks the 6th recording by the group over a span of 15 years. Nick Milo once again teams with Adams in production and their songwriting skills have never been sharper. A partnership that has been realized for over 30 years.

Adams says “We had so much fun recording this project! Lots of laughs and hard work. Everything came together with such an easy feel! There was great chemistry between the whole band, laying down their expertise! Truly a group effort! We think as the listener you will feel it too!

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