Adela is a classically trained pianist, learning her craft at the tender age of three on the two grand pianos in her daddy’s parlor, performing eight hand concerts. Foregoing a full scholarship to Berklee School of Music to pursue her passion in the visual arts, She now drives their sound, pumping her feet on an old Estey portable field organ and occasionally picking up the accordion, or pounding out a beat on a floor tom to add her unique touch to the sounds of Adela & Jude.
Jude is a third generation musician having crossed the country in the early 60’s with his guitar slinging Dad and his dancing mom. Eventually he gravitated to the drums , spending time at Berklee SoM and the NEC Conservatory, then later in his professional career awarded a Gold record from his work with the acclaimed band “Boston”. Over the years he added stringed instruments to become a powerhouse multi-instrumentalist. With Autoharp, Banjo, Mandolin, Tenor & Six string guitars. While not to leave his drums roots behind, Jude plays antique snare and bass drum with his feet while strumming the instruments to provide the driving rhythms to Adela & Jude.