Adam Stern

Roots Music Pedal Steel/Guitar

13 Reviews (12 Verified)
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Pedal steel and guitar out of Denver, CO. I have had several songs featured on Sirius/XM's "Outlaw Country" channel and also been profiled in Vintage Guitar Magazine. My mission is to come up with the right part and tone that works for your song.

I am passionate about the American Music Song and am here to add the right amount of sparkle to your creations.

As a student of the country, americana, blues, jazz, R&B, southern rock and folk traditions I draw on a wealth of musical knowledge to create and capture sounds that enhance the track. From 1920 to 2020 I've got you covered. Hooks, harmonies, hip solos -- I dig it all.

As a performer I have been direct support for artists such as Son Volt, Dickey Betts, Marty Stuart, David Allan Coe, Desert Rose Band, American Aquarium, Dylan LeBlanc, JP Harris, Delbert McClinton, Junior Brown, John Anderson, Bill Frisell, Lukas Nelson, Mike And The Moonpies... and even Foghat.

My instruments are guitar and pedal steel and I've got a Nashville-caliber collection of instruments and amps in my home studio. Depending on the situation I may mic the amp directly or run it through the UA Ox Box. DAW is Logic.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

13 Reviews - 3 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Alfred Gómez Jr.

    Second round working with Adam, very good experiences on both occasions, it makes my job as a producer much easier to have musicians with such a good ear and concept like him. I highly recommend it.

  2. Review by Alfred Gómez Jr.

    Excellent experience working with Adam, the workflow was excellent. His contribution to the song has been essential to achieving the sound we were looking for. Adam is a very good guitarist with a great sound. Highly recommended if you're looking for someone to play the Pedal Steel Guitar!

  3. Review by Channon Bailey

    Another great job! Thanks for the quick turnaround and communication!

  4. Review by Adam L.

    Adam provided a number of takes for some pedal steel overdubs and it was a pleasure to work with him. The communication was easy and he provided a quick turnaround on the tracks. He's a great player.

  5. Review by Channon Bailey

    Magnificent! I was a bit nervous using pedal steel for the first time on a track. Adam's input and speed was professional. Really brought my song to life even in raw form. Thanks so much! I highly recommend.

  6. Review by Bradley D.

    Adam provided me with multiple takes that all sound great. His turn around was super fast and communication was a breeze. I would love to work with him again.

  7. Review by Hunter M.

    Adam is an amazing player, did a great job with the overdub I requested. Fast and professional. Thank you!

  8. Review by Dave R.

    Creative work on a re-master. Great job!

  9. Review by Dave R.

    Amazing job! Spot on first take .

  10. Review by Andres Chano

    Excellent work!

  11. Review by Scott W.

    I had Adam play on an Americana track that needed some subtle, atmospheric pedal steel. He served the song well, playing where needed and laying out at times to leave space for other elements. Overall very tasteful with excellent tone/recording quality. Will definitely be hiring him in the future.

  12. Review by Brent L.

    Adam was professional and conscientious of exactly the vibe I was going for. He delivered great sounding tracks! Will definitely work with him again.

  13. Review by Mark B.

    I have had Adam play pedal steel on my band project and also some solo songs and he is an incredibly versatile and tasteful player. He provided me with multiple takes on each song that I could edit into the best parts for the songs. Adam is also one of the most practiced and dedicated players I know in the Denver music scene. I would highly recommend his services for pedal steel or guitar tracks.

assorted hooks, fills and solos

I was the pedal steel and guitar (sometimes both!) in this production

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