Naomi, in addition to being an internationally respected saxophonist, has always been a fan of several contemporary music genres, including blues, jazz, funk, R&B, soul, pop and latin music.

Legendary artists like Stan Getz, Paul Desmond, David Sanborn, Ella Fitzgerald, Grover Washington Jr., The Crusaders, George Benson, Al Jarreau, Spyro Gyra, Stevie Wonder and Fourplay, to name a few, have been the inspiration for her personal funky, urban soul sound.

Chart Success
Her first single "Soul Smile" has been a true bright light, performing well on several prestigious smooth jazz music charts, being ranked #1 in the Radio Indie International Network Top 40, on the WJMX Smooth Jazz Boston Global Internet Radio and on the Unisoul Indie Jazz - R&B Station Top10. The song also reached a #1 position in the Radio Indie Alliance Single Top 10 and Single Top 20. Plus it was a "Hot Chart" single pick in the winter issue of Airplay Magazine.

Naomi Adriaansz female saxplayer Carlton Cannes
Naomi Adriaansz female saxplayer

'Isn't She Lovely' album
Previously, in her rich and rewarding career with jazz harmonica player and talented keyboardist Tim Welvaars, in Amsterdam Connection, the jazzy duo released a successful album ‘Isn’t She Lovely’ in February, 2017. The tribute album, which featured 10 instrumental Stevie Wonder classics, was produced by multiGrammy Award winning Paul Brown, in Los Angeles. It features bass legend Nathan East, smooth jazz guitarist Paul Brown, jazz fusion guitarist Marc Antoine and Jessy J on flute. The album was in the Album TOP50 for three months. Its hit single, 'Creepin' occupied a spot on the Smooth Jazz TOP100 that year, and continues to get airplay.

International performances
Nowadays, she is frequently invited to share the stage, as an internationally recognized and featured sax player. Naomi has shared the stage with mainstream jazz and blues artists worldwide, like Tim Welvaars (of her duo Amsterdam Connection), Candy Dulfer, Nathan East, Paul Brown, Leroy Jones, TK Blue, Roberto Vally, Chazzy Green, Ed Verhoeff, Karel Boehlee etc..

Organizer Jazz Events & Educational Programs
In addition to being a highly-respected musician, Naomi has also been a great behind-the-scenes, co-organizer and developer of local jazz festivals and events. In addition, she also gives back to the music community in her homeland, by being the driving force behind her educational jazz program, the ‘Jazz Project’, which offers an educational program and live presentation for primary school students, in her native Breda.