Adam worked with Miles Davis’ band from 1985 to 1989 as musical director for the entire band, performing in more than 200 countries. Mr. Holzman has toured and recorded with artists, including Chaka Khan, Michel Petrucciani, Wayne Shorter, and Kenny Garrett. In the spring of 1997, he joined Grover Washington Jr.’s band. By the late nineties, he was also playing with FM Tribe and Francis M’Bappe in New York City. In addition to his role as a sideman, Mr. Holzman has led the Los Angelesbased jazz-rock group The Fents and formed the progressive-influenced Mona Lisa Overdrive.