About

Bio

Luke is a professional freelance guitarist based in Cardiff.

He is a graduate from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and is involved with national productions for such companies as Disney and Kenwright Productions.

He frequently records remotely as a session player. Able to record comprehensive guitar tracks from a high-end home studio.

 

 

Bands and projects

As a working musician in musical theatre and pit band work, Luke works as a ‘dep’ around the UK.

He also works as the guitarist in one of the countries top Bruno Mars tribute acts , “Mars Live” whilst being involved with other touring tribute acts.

Luke co-leads a contemporary jazz trio ” 2alike” playing original music and fusing the jazz tradition with electronics.

Available for function gigs in all styles.

Strong sight-reading ability.

 

 

Skills

A very strong sight reader in all styles

Whilst primarily a performer, he also composes material for his trio, “2alike” and frequently transcribes extensive solos and full arrangements.

He regularly tutors both online and in 1-1 lessons in Cardiff.

Currently studying under some of the best musicians in the UK at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Passionate about a wide variety of music.

Very competent improvisor in all styles.

Blog

More to come soon! Keep an eye on here to see what I’m playing, writing and performing and where!

Online Guitar Lessons and Web Articles

Luke is a proud to be a guest writer for jazzguitarlicks.com and regularly posts in depth articles regarding jazz music and jazz guitar advice.

Check out his articles here:

http://www.jazz-guitar-licks.com

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http://www.jazz-guitar-licks.com/blog/guest-posts/album-review-and-lick-analysis-monk-peter-bernstein.html

 

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http://www.jazz-guitar-licks.com/blog/lessons/how-to-play-pentatonic-scales-over-giant-steps.html

 

 

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http://www.jazz-guitar-licks.com/blog/lessons/what-is-a-backdoor-progression-and-how-to-play-over-it.html

 

 

 

Custom Guitar Transcription Services

 

 

Custom Guitar Transcription

Custom Guitar Transcription is a comprehensive service offered by Luke Adams. High quality guitar notation and/or tablature from any track, no matter if it’s a low quality youtube video or a fully produced pop album of your favourite tunes. Even if it’s just a chord sheet or a song arrangement that you require, get a fully written out and correct part of any tune by using these contact details and including the word “transcription” in the email subject line!

lukeadamsguitaruk@gmail.com

Transcriptions will be sent as PDF or other file type if requested. Prices may vary as shorter tunes will require less time than longer projects but rest assured, quality of product and service is guaranteed no matter what you require.

 

Musical Theatre

 

 

 

List of Productions 

Lion King UK Tour – Disney – 2020

Joseph UK Tour – Kenwright Productions -2019

The Last Five Years UK Tour – Leeway Productions – 2018

 

  • Shrek The Musical – Guitar 1
  • Porgy and Bess- Banjo
  • Betty Blue Eyes – Guitar 1
  • Hairspray – Guitar
  • Grease – Guitar
  • ’13’ – Guitar 1
  • Jesus Christ Superstar – – Guitar 1 and 2
  • Evita  – Guitar
  • Footloose  – Guitar
  • Cabaret – Guitar
  • Tommy -Guitar 1
  • Fiddler on the Roof  – Banjo/Mandolin
  • Carrie  – Guitar
  • American Idiot – Guitar 1+2
  • Les Miserables SE – Guitar
  • Disco Inferno  – Guitar