Born March 11th 1974 into a musical family, Adam began playing classical piano at the age of 8. By 17, he had obtained grade 8 from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and had recorded the first, of what was to become 8 albums with father Rick Wakeman.
Much of the early touring history was with his father Rick and encompassed the UK, Europe, Russia, South America, the US, and Canada varying from the two of them sitting at grand pianos to full scale rock performances with orchestra & choir.
At 24 years of age, Adam won the “Best New Talent” award in America's ‘Keyboard' magazine, which saw the beginning of his involvement on the London session scene. He formed Jeronimo Road along with Fraser T-Smith and Damian Wilson which disbanded after 3 live shows, resulting in a live album released in 2005.
Along with Wilson, Pete Rinaldi, Lee Pomeroy and Richard Brook, Adam formed the progressive rock band [Headspace] in 2010.
As a highly sought after keyboard player & musical director, his career has seen him tour, write and record with some of the biggest selling artists in the recording industry.
In 2010 Adam started The Perfect Music Library, a production music library where he represents some of his own and music by over 50 composers for TV & Film around the world. Adam was back with Black Sabbath on keyboards and additional guitar duties on their “13” World tour (2013-14) , and their farewell "THE END" tour of 2016/17.
2018 sees Adam in his 15th year as member of Ozzy Osbourne’s band on keyboards and additional guitar for his Worldwide "No More Tours 2" tour which runs until early 2020. He also co-wrote 6 tracks on Ozzy's 2010 platinum selling Grammy nominated album “SCREAM”.
Adam lives in Buckingham, England with his wife Terri and 3 children Skyla, Kai & Taja.
Bands & Artists
OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, HEADSPACE, TRAVIS, ANNIE LENNOX, WILL YOUNG, SLASH & Friends,
RICK WAKEMAN, 10CC, NATALIE IMBRUGLIA, SNAKECHARMER, JAMES MORRISON, VICTORIA BECKHAM, ARTFUL DODGER, ROBBIE WILLIAMS, TONY HADLEY, GARETH GATES, ATOMIC KITTEN, WAKEMAN & WAKEMAN, THE STRAWBS, GENE, A COMPANY OF SNAKES, ROB DOUGAN, GINTARE, CALLAGHAN, YES, LISA STANSFIELD,
JERONIMO ROAD, SANDY AND JUNIOR, JOE SATRIANI, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, PAUL GILBERT, BILLY DUFFY,