Adam Cole, the author of Motherless Child and The Girl With the Bow, explores music from
unexpected angles in his books and articles. He incorporates his experience as a bandleader
and educator into his various fiction and nonfiction works. He is happiest when speaking to
writers, educators and business leaders about the unexpected lessons that can result when
looking at life from a jazz perspective!
Adam has been featured in Reader’s Digest, Psychology Today, and NBC.com and serves as a
regular contributor to periodicals such as UpWorthy, Transzion and Fupping. He engages with
readers around the world on the subject of creativity and learning through his books and public
speaking engagements. In addition to his numerous fiction titles, he has created many
effective music education resources for teachers.
Adam is a Co-Director with Katherine Moore of the Grant Park Academy of the Arts. He has
worked as a jazz musician, music educator and choral director in public and private education
for 20 years. He chronicles his personal journey through stage fright, improvement and the
learning process in his popular blog series.