Adam Pultz Melbye is a Danish double bass player currently living in Berlin. He has achieved recognition as one of the most active bass players on the Danish scene for improvised music, forming a number of co-led bands and working in numerous ad-hoc constellations with musicians from all over the world. His continuous studies to investigate and expand the vocabulary of the double bass, has made him one of the very few Danish bass players to perform improvised solo concerts. Melbye has collaborated with Peter Brötzmann, Rudi Mahall, Henrik Walsdorff, Sofia Jernberg, Axel Dörner, Johannes and Conny Bauer, Mark Sanders, Tobias Delius, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Lotte Anker, London Improviser’s Orchestra, Pierre Dørges New Jungle Orchestra a.o. Some of his working bands include: Adam Pultz Melbye’s Gullet (solo), Adam Pultz Melbye’s Minimum Probability Ensemble, Move, Angel, The Mighty Mouse, St. Andby, Walsdorff/Melbye/Tom and as a sideman in Maria Faust Group, Markus Pesonen Hendectet and Jesper Zeuthen Trio and PLUS.

Adam Pultz Melbye performed on the Procrustean Bed series with “permutation”. 

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