Adan Hagley is a pianist, arranger, composer, producer and educator from Trinidad and Tobago. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2013 with a Bachelors of Music in Contemporary Writing and Production.
Since returning to Trinidad, Adan has been freelancing as a pianist with many of the country’s top acts including Vaughnette Bigford, Carlton Zanda, Andy Narell, Relator, Ella Andall and The Mighty Shadow to name a few.
As a composer and arranger he has also been freelancing for a variety of mediums. As a film composer his work on “Flying The Coup” a short film by Ryan Lee, helped win the People’s Choice Award at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.
In 2016 Adan took up the role of bandleader to perform his original compositions and arrangements. The band is a septet of some of Trinidad and Tobago’s finest musicians. In 2016 Adan had his first show entitled “Break Out” at Kaiso Blues Café in 2016.
After this Adan went on to headline a number of shows including Point Fortin Jazz 2017, North Coast Jazz 2017, Eat Drink Jazz 2017, Jazz Artists on The Greens 2018 and Naniki Barbados Music Festival 2020.
Adan’s debut album entitled “Insomnia” was released on October 12th 2019 at the Little Carib Theatre. “Insomnia” documents his journey in music from Berklee College of Music in 2009 to present.
Performing in front of a packed house, his groovy, melody-driven, fun and accessible, modern-day jazz-calypso music was well received by the audience members. “Insomnia” is available on CD Baby, iTunes, Spotify and all online streaming platforms.