Adrian Veale

I always loved playing; I started when I was 5 years old, and so much of my life I’ve had an instrument in my hand. For a long time I tried to juggle having another career, but in the end, I knew that playing the trumpet was what I wanted to do.
Adrian Veale


After being introduced to brass music at a very early age, Adrian began playing the cornet at 5 years old, and loved it so much he never stopped. Before long he moved on to the trumpet, and whilst still in high school he begun playing professionally, and at just 17 was nominated for an ARIA award in the best jazz category with the band The Mellotones and Australian jazz legend, Don Burrows. After school Adrian begun playing in commercial and Latin bands, and begun touring with a number of artists all whilst studying to become an architect. He has performed nationally and Internationally with groups as varied as Australia's premiere orchestras, stage shows, and pop artists to some of the biggest bands in the world. He has toured over 20 countries with artists including multiple Grammy, ARIA and Latin Grammy award winners and can be heard on television commercials from MasterCard through to tictacs and TipTop. Adrian is currently on tour with Eurovision Runner-up and X-Factor Australia Winner, Dami Im.

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