Adam Hawley · Uptop

Guitarist/Producer Adam Hawley has burst on to the scene as a celebrated and innovative artist, composer and band leader. Handpicked by Maurice White (founder of Earth, Wind, & Fire), Hawley first debuted on the legend's record label, Kalimba Music.

In all, Adam’s four albums and work as a producer has spawned an incredible 13 Billboard #1 hits. In it's first week, the 3rd album Escape was the #1 selling album in the nation, outselling every other Contemporary Jazz album as per Nielsen Music. 

The debut single went on to become the Billboard and Smooth Jazz Network #1 Song of the Year for 2020. Adam followed this up with the 4th album Risin' Up whose title track again reached the top of the Billboard charts in late '21.

2022 was particularly successful including four more #1's, culminating with 2022 song of the year. Coupling this with a robust touring schedule throughout the world, the best is yet to come for Adam Hawley!

Adam Hawley: Guitars, Programming
Caleb Middleton: Keyboards, Programming
Carnell Harrell: Additional Synths
Donald Hayes: Sax
Mel Brown: Bass
Eric Valentine: Drums
Ramon Yslas: Percussion

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