Adam Niewood grew up in a musical household playing multiple instruments before he found the saxophone. He began playing jazz in High School, and since then, Adam has studied at Berklee School of Music, William Patterson where he received a B.F.A., Manhattan School of Music where he received an M.F.A., and Julliard where he received an Artists Diploma. He has worked with a host of fine musicians such as Bill Goodwin, Bill Charlap, Jim Mcneely, Rufus Reid, Vic Juris, and Jack DeJohnette among others. Funk Xpress features Adam Niewood on the Tenor and Soprano Saxophones playing in backup and lead roles where his improvisations are set as a feature of the band.