Bob Adams grew up in Alvin, Texas, and attended Alvin High School.  He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University, and has played drums professionally in Houston since 1978.  Mr. Adams moved to Galveston in 1985 for a steady engagement on the Colonel Paddlewheel boat, and greatly enjoys surfing and beach combing on the island, and hiking in Big Bend National Park.  He has played with bands led by Bob Odneal, Buddy Brock, Hal Woolery, Sparky Koerner, Kit Reid, and the Stolen Moments Trio.