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Adam McPhail

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Adam McPhail, 28, holds a Master of Commercial Music Performance from Belmont University and a Bachelor of Music (Jazz Studies) from the University of Southern Mississippi. Adam has shared the stage or recorded with many artists/groups such as B.B. King, Shirley Caesar, Kirk Whalum, Michael W. Smith, K. Michelle, All-4-One, Dorinda Clark-Cole, The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Cory Wong, Chris Daughtry, Erica Campbell, Bucky Covington, Maranda Curtis, Koryn Hawthorne, Jekalyn Carr, VaShawn Mitchell, Dynamo, Evvie McKinney, Todd Galberth, Cody Fry, Adam Doleac, Melinda Doolittle, Mark Lettieri, Jeff Coffin, Roosevelt Collier, and many others. While touring across the country, he has opened for artists/groups such as Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, The Robert Glasper Experiment, Big & Rich, FORQ, Shaun Martin, Lonestar, George Clinton, Becca Stevens, and Scotty McCreery.

Apart from touring, Adam is involved with music ministry in church and has experience doing studio work around the Nashville area. He has recorded on numerous R&B, jazz, funk, country, and contemporary Christian records. Adam has performed on or recorded cues that have been featured on the Outdoor Channel, History Channel, BET, Showtime Network, FOX Network, WGN America, USA Network, Discovery Channel, and Netflix. Adam is a proud endorser of BOSS, Cordial Cables USA, Rockboard, D’Angelico Guitars, MONO, G7th Capo, Truetone, and Alclair Audio. Adam was a featured Cordial demonstrator at the 2019 and 2020 Winter NAMM conventions in Anaheim, California, as well as a featured BOSS demonstrator at the 2019 Summer NAMM convention in Nashville, TN.

Contact: james.mcphail@adjuncts.belmont.edu