Patrick Adams (musician)

Patrick Peter Owen Adams (born March 17, 1950 in Harlem, New York City, New York, US) is an American music arranger and record producer. He has earned 32 gold and platinum records.[citation needed]

Patrick Adams
OriginNew York (state) Harlem, New York City
GenresDisco, soul, boogie
Occupation(s)Record producer
Music arranger
Years active1970s–2000s
LabelsP&P Records
Associated actsLeroy Burgess
WebsiteFacebook page
Soundcloud page

He is known primarily for his production, songwriting and engineering work on the New York-based Salsoul Records, Prelude Records and major record labels as well as his associations with various recording artists such as Black Ivory(70s),[1] Inner Life, Jocelyn Brown, Loleatta Holloway, R. Kelly, Keith Sweat, Teddy Riley, Salt-N-Pepa, Leroy Burgess and bands (The Universal Robot Band, Logg and Musique). He owns and operates Patrick Adams Productions in New York City.


During his prolific and influential career, dance/club music icon, Patrick Adams has recorded over 300 of his songs and has been involved in over 1000 recordings; including Black Ivory, Leroy Burgess, Inner Life, Universal Robot Band, Caress, Thomas&Taylor, Sister Sledge, Loleatta Holloway, Main Ingredient, Shannon, Ace Spectrum, The Spinners, Gladys Knight, Skipworth & Turner, Candi Staton, Eddie Kendricks, Herbie Mann, Debbie Taylor, Bumblebee Unlimited, Narada Michael Walden, Rick James, Chatelaine, Cloud One and Bruni Pagan. In addition, Adams has worked with rap, hip-hop/R&B and dance/club acts such as Coolio, Cathy Dennis, Keith Sweat, Teddy Riley, R. Kelly, Eric B & Rakim, Salt-N-Pepa and Shades of Love, Jeanie Tracy.



  • Hoskyns, Barney (2008-01-03). "Disco's Secret Master: Patrick Adams". eMusic Magazine. Retrieved 2014-05-12.