Born in Bombay, India, Adrian Dsouza started his musical pursuits at the age of five, performing on national radio and television. After getting a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the Bombay University, he joined the Louis Banks Quartet. In 1998 he was offered the drummers seat in american Jazz vocalist / educator Roseanna Vitro's trio. Since then there has been no looking back. New York offered him a chance to study and play with some of the best musicians in the NY tri state area. While gigging in Memphis once, he met Peter Erskine at the University of Memphis and was quick to study with him. Adrian D'souza has shared the band stand with Roseanna Vitro, Eddie Gomez, Art Davis, Gary Bartz and Mark Soskin to name a few. As a side man, he has recorded on nineteen albums. Some of them alongside Roseanna Vitro, Eddie Gomez, Fred Hersch, Chris Potter and Chieli Minucci. His debut Jazz album 'Its About Time' recorded in USA - produced, engineered and mastered by Paul Wickliffe, features Roseanna Vitro, Don Braden, Allen Farnham, Chieli Minucci and Bob Bowen.
Back to Mumbai in 2006, Adrian Dsouza performed with Al Jarreau, George Duke, Earl Klugh and Ravi Coltrane for the VH1 Jazz Masters at Mumbais Gateway of India. He also performed with the 'Maribor Philharmonic Orchestra' featuring Roseanna Vitro in Slovenia, and was invited by the 'World Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra and big band' to perform in South Africa for the United Nations - World Summit on Sustainable Development. Recently he performed with the Symphony Orchestra of India at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA). As a composer, Adrian D'souza has composed theme songs, Channel IDs, promos and jingles extensively for TV18 / CNBC Mumbai. His recent debut pop single Livin It Up On My Own featuring Neuman Pinto is available on all digital audio platforms. Adrian D'souza fronts his own band “ The Adrian Dsouza Trio, and as a sessions drummer, he plays with Shalmali Kholgade and Sachin / Jigar who are among the biggest Bollywood singers / acts in India.