Adam Blankman is one of the most innovative jazz vocalists working in the Bay Area, engaging audiences with his rich tone, wide vocal range, and creative improvisation. Adam has performed with the Jazz Singers Collective and the award-winning ensemble Vocal Flight. He is also a songwriter, known for his stirring melodies and witty lyrics. Adam currently resides in Oakland, California with his stunningly beautiful wife and son. 'The Gift' is Adam's debut CD, and features some of the Bay Area's finest jazz musicians performing well-known jazz tunes along with original songs and lyrics. The recording was produced by celebrated pianist Mark Little, whose fearless musical arrangements provide a solid foundation for Adam's distinctive, exuberant vocals and playful improvisation.