Jody Adams is a multi-instrumentalist & repeat winner of songwriting contests throughout America.

Jody's compositions appear on:
*CMT's Home Blitz
*MTV's Real World
*ESPN
*Access Hollywood
Regal Cinema/Widescreen Radio
*Fox Sports Network
*Bill Bennett's "Morning in America" Salem Network Radio Show
*CMT Special: "Johnny Cash, Uncut"
*A & E's Biography: Brooks and Dunn
*WB's Gilmore Girls
*ABC Family Channel
*TLC - The Learning Channel
*Friday Night Lights
*Sirius-XM Satellite Radio

Jody's original composition, "Bluegrass Baby", was chosen as one of 16 artists' songs for the "Midwest Heavy Hitters" nationwide CD promotional campaign - sponsored by DiscMakers and Int'l Independent World Series of Music !

Palmer Divide, an acoustic-string quartet, has taken Adams' song, 'Red Dirt On My Shoes' to the #3 chart position on Sirius-XM Radio's Bluegrass Junction, Track 14. Check out Palmer Divide at www.palmerdivide.com

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Jody Adams is a multi-instrumentalist & repeat winner of songwriting contests throughout America.

Adams' original songs regularly appear in a variety of broadcast formats - from public radio, satellite systems, broadcast and cable television to acoustic and folk-influenced radio stations through out the USA and worldwide as well.

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Jody Adams is a singer/songwriter instrumentalist who has been fortunate enough to enjoy the wonderful experiences of a childhood surrounded by music. He's often heard commenting that he had no idea the roots of his musical-raisin' would still be in such demand today. That is truly a blessing to share.

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Jody is a multi-instrumentalist & repeat winner of songwriting contests throughout America. Adams has toured and worked with several acoustic and Americana groups within the last two decades. Most notably he has shared the stage with Alabama, Wade Hayes, The Osborne Brothers, Mac Wiseman, Dennis Agajanian, Chubby Wise, Doyle Lawson, Lee Greewood, James Monroe, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, Carl Story, and Ricky Skaggs. He has released seven acoustic/folk CDs. His solo CDs include: Songs of a Shoemaker's Son, Crib Jam, Red Dirt Serenade, Tones of Yore, Gitano Road, What You Leave Behind and 440:Songs of Comfort.

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Growing up in an acoustic-string environment, Adams' influences range from Flatt and Scruggs to Bob Wills to Merle Haggard and Jimmy Gaudreau.
His compositions highlight various tones of these influences based on the various sub-genres he's performing within at any given time.

Influences

Folks often will comment that his songs remind them of something in their life they had almost forgot about or hadn't thought of in a long time - like his original tunes capture a picture in time that all can relate to. As he likes to say from the stage, "that's like me winning a hillbilly Grammy and I cherish everyone of those validations."

Bio

*Professionally proficient on six instruments. *Fiddle/Mandolin multiple contest winner
*SPBGMA Mandolin winner
*XIT-Dalhart, TX Fiddle Champion
*Has 5 CDs of original music in distribution currently
*Songwriter with CMT, CMT/Europe, TNN & WSM debuts
*Grand Ole Opry entertainer for various engagements
Performed package shows with Ricky Skaggs, Wade Hayes, Doyle Lawson, Country Gentlemen, Dennis Agajanian, Vince Gill, Open Road, Lou Reid and Bobby Hicks.

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Jody's compositions appear on:
*XM Radio's Bluegrass Junction, Track 14
*MTV's Real World
*Access Hollywood
*CMT: Johnny Cash, Raw and Uncut
*Regal Cinema Theatre/Widescreen Radio
*Fox Sports Network
*A & E's Biography: Brooks and Dunn
*ESPN Radio & Television Networks
*Bill Bennett's "Morning in America" Salem Network Radio Show
*NBC's Friday Night Lights
*WB's Gilmore Girls
*ABC's Family Channel
*The Learning Channel

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