“I have never before heard a pianist that so successfully combined classical and jazz styles” Dawn Atkinson, Producer

“Completely internalized and poetic…” The Washington Post

“Highlights: Henry Adam Curtis’s flirtation with knotty harmonies in “Playground”…” Keyboard Magazine


Henry Adam Curtis is both a virtuoso pianist and an accomplished composer. He made his recital debut at age eleven at U.C. Irvine and his concerto debut with the San Diego Symphony at age fifteen.

As a scholarship student at U.S.C.’s School of Performing Arts, he was twice the recipient of the U.S.C./KFAC Artist Preview Award.

He received his Bachelor of Music Composition from Mannes College in New York City and his Masters from U.C.S.D. He has performed at the Fairmont Hotel, Palace Hotel, Stars Café and Vertigo in San Francisco.


His works have been performed internationally, most notably two premiers at Carnegie Recital Hall. His recording, A Different Mozart (Imaginary Road/Polygram Records) made the TOP TEN of Billboard Magazine’s Classical Crossover chart.

Since 1989 Mr. Curtis has resided on the beautiful island of Kauai where he is a performer, teacher and studio musician. His unique jazz stylings have graced the Princeville Hotel, Hanalei Bay Resort, the Hyatt Regency and Kauai Marriott Resort.

The music of Henry Adam Curtis touches your soul . . . and grabs you from your gut.


Henry Adam Curtis



Reflections / Lotus Feet

Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21 in C

Briarcombe (A Bird / Curtis Project)

End Wars Released 2011

Flower Painter

Sang Pangeran

The Cat



Rain Drops

Trouble Maker

Without You


My Village



Sea of Calm

Piano Sampler II

Windham Hill Records 1994

A Different Mozart

Imaginary Road/Polygram Records 1996

WHR Sampler 96

Windham Hill Records 1996

Red Earth

Planet Red Earth Records 1997

The Curtis Variations

Hankten Music 1998

Hanalei Moon

Independent Label Release 2002


Windham Hill Records 2006

Heaven is Waiting

Lights On Productions 2012

A Bird Curtis Project

Bird Productions 2016

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