CLIFFORD ADAMS passed away st the age of 62 born he was October 8, 1952. The Kool and the Gang Trombonist passed away from liver cancer.
Adam suffered for about a year due to his medical condition because he did not have enough health insurance to cover the cost of medical care.
CLIFFORD ADAMS family and friends got together and held fundraisers to try and pay for his transplant. The musician was hospitalized at Capital Health Regional Center in Trenton, NJ. Jazz Bridge, a nonprofit created to help jazz musicians through hard times also helped Adam.
The Kool and the Gang trumpet player Michael Ray who was also his life long friend previously stated CLIFFORD ADAMS was an amazing father and man. He loved him as family.
“He is my oldest friend in life and he has put two kids through college playing the trombone, which is a miracle,” Ray said.
As a child, CLIFFORD ADAMS voice showed promise in choir at age 12. It was in junior high that CLIFFORD ADAMS was first introduced to the trombone. CLIFFORD ADAMS then played most classical jazz. From using the instrument as self-expressing, he became a very gifted child.
Although CLIFFORD ADAMS knew and played with alot of artist, CLIFFORD ADAMS was best known for his time with Kool and the Gang. CLIFFORD ADAMS played with the Bluebells, Pattie Labelle and The Stylistics. He also released two albums on his own and performed with the Duke Ellington.
Two Albums: Master Power and I Feel Your Spirit.
Master Power was released August 25, 1998. Along followed I Feel Your Spirit which was released July 11, 2006 by BCS Records. Both records reviewed by his fans with 5 stars were very popular.
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