Adam Kromelow is a New York City-based pianist and film composer whose music has been heard by millions of people all over the world. He has scored dozens of award-winning independent films and documentaries, and his music has been used on TV shows such as Say Yes To The Dress, The Voice, The Expanse, Nickelodeon's Unfiltered, NPR's All Things Considered, and more. He has also scored commercials for Pokemon, Prudential, PepsiCo, Viacom, Peak Games, The Lottery, and others, and recently wrote the opening-credits theme song for the popular video game Moving Out 2.
Before directing his energy to composing for media, Adam spent many years as a touring pianist and keyboardist. He graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in 2011, and the next year Adam’s progressive rock/jazz trio KROM turned heads with their debut albumYoungblood on ZOHO Records. This album, which was produced by GRAMMY-winning pianist Arturo O’Farrill, reached number fourteen on the College Music Journal radio charts and was widely acclaimed by critics. It was picked as one of the Top Ten CDs of the year by the Philadelphia Inquirer, named the Debut Album of the Year by Nippertown Magazine, and hailed as “one of the most captivating discs by a jazz trio in years” by the Toledo Blade.
Adam then spent 2015-2019 touring with pop singer Phoebe Ryan as her keyboardist and music director. With Phoebe, Adam performed around the United States and Asia as an opening act for artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Charlie Puth, and Tove Lo, and they performed at festivals such as the Billboard Hot 100 Festival, Bonnaroo, and Firefly. Adam has also played keyboards for Lil Nas X, AJ Mitchell, and Ariana And The Rose. In addition, Adam is a co-founder (alongside pianist Angelo Di Loreto) of the Genesis Piano Project, which is dedicated to performing the music of the progressive rock band Genesis on two grand pianos. They have performed several tours selling out theaters across North America and Europe, and their videos have amassed over 2 million views. In the fall of 2021 the Genesis Piano Project released their first album which was was featured in Prog Magazine and praised by critics internationally. When not composing for film and TV, Adam still finds time each year to perform internationally with the Genesis Piano Project.
“Scary good” - Karl Stark, Philadelphia Inquirer
"…He aptly borrows from the chambers of his conservatory-training to inexhaustibly excel on [his] mind-altering compositions" - Rob Young, Urbanflux
"Adam Kromelow is an adventurous spirit on the piano. He's not afraid to tap various histories of music: whether it's his original compositions, Thelonious Monk, or Genesis. He demands my attention when his hands are at the piano.” – Jason Moran, Artistic Director for Jazz at The Kennedy Center