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As a record producer of more than 80 albums over the last 40 years, Alan Abrahams has worked with some of the most notable artists, songwriters and composers in the music business and film industry.

The records he has produced have topped the Billboard charts in R&B, Pop, Jazz and Gospel music.  These records have been nominated for, or won Grammy, Academy, Billboard, Gospel Music Workshop of America, Dove and Stellar Awards.

Alan Abrahams is also an experienced record executive. As Head of A&R, Executive Producer for RCA Records, he worked with platinum selling groups like Hall & Oates and The Memphis Horns.   As Vice President of Light Records, he brought the then floundering Gospel label to Billboard’s “Spiritual Label of the Year” during his three year tenure, and produced 14 top 5 albums.


Alan Abrahams has Produced, Recorded, Mixed, Appeared with and/or Represented:

(Alphabetized by first name)

Abe Laboriel 

Adoration ‘N’ Prayze

Albert Lee

Alex Ligertwood


Alvin Lee/10 Years After

Andraé Crouch

Andrew Gouché

Anita Baker

Anita Pointer

Aretha Franklin 

(The White House, Twice for PBS)

Beau Williams

Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie

(Drums, Aretha Franklin)

Bill Champlin

(EWF, Chicago, The Sons)

Bill Evans

(Miles Davis)

Billy Preston

(The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Ray Charles)

Blood, Sweat and Tears

Bobby Kimball


Bobby Lyle 

(Bette Midler)

Bobby Ray Sparks

(Kirk Franklin, Snarky Puppy)

Bobby Watson 

(Rufus, Billy Preston,

Maxayn Lewis And The Homemade Cookies)

Bonnie Raitt

Brenda Russell

Buddy RIch

Carl Wilson 

(The Beach Boys)

Carol Dennis-Dylan

(Bob Dylan, The Memphis Horns)

Charles Fearing 

Charles Veal

Cheryl Lynn

Chick Corea

Chris Belleau

Christian McBride

Chuck Berry

(AA played drums with)

Ciaphus Semenya

(Llete Mbulu)

Clarence McDonald

(Bill Withers, Emotions, James Taylor, Carole King, Deneice Williams)

Cornell Dupree


Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham

Dar Williams

Daryl Coley

David Cassidy

David Gilmore

(Pink Floyd)

David Palmer 

(Steely Dan/Jazzman - Carole King)

David T. Walker

Deneice Williams

D.J. Rogers

Dianne Reeves

Dolly Parton

Doris (Dolly) Levenson

Dr. Margaret Douroux and the Heritage Gospel Choir

Eddie Harris

Elliott Randall 

(Steely Dan “Reeling In The Years”)

Ernie Watts

Freddie Jackson



Gabe Harris 

(Joan Baez, Rhythm Village, Mickey Hart)

Gene Page


Genya Ravan 

(Goldie and The Gingerbreads, Ten Wheel Drive)

George Duke

Gerry Beckley


Gipsy Kings

Greg Phillinganes

(Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson)

Henry Diltz Photography

Howard Huntsberry

Huey Lewis

Jackson Browne

Janis Joplin

Jasmine Harris

Jeff Beck

Jeff Porcaro

(Toto, Michael Jackson)

Jerry Goldsmith 

(The Omen)

Jessye Norman

Jim Gilstrap

(Stevie Wonder, Vocals)

Joan Baez

Joe Cocker

John “JR” Robinson

(Michael Jackson, Steve Winwood, Barbra Streisand, Everyone)

Jon Batiste

(12x Grammy Nominee)

John Hammond

Juice Newton


Kenny Elliott

(Drums: Lou Rawls, L.A. Mass Choir, Tavares)

King Harvest

Kingdom/Rahni Song

Kris Kristofferson

L.A. Mass Choir

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Larry Carlton

Latham and Shelby Gaines

(Composers, "The Kid")

Lee Ritenour

Leon Lacey 

(Yolanda Adams/LA Philharmonic)

Leon Ware

Les McCann

Leslie West/Mountain

Lou Rawls

Lucky Dube

(South Africa)

Lynn Harrell

Maceo Parker 

(James Brown)

Marcus Miller

(Miles Davis, Les McCann)

Mavis Staples

Maxayn Lewis 

(Ike & Tina Turner, Patti Labelle, “Ma Rainy’s Black Bottom”)

Melvin Williams

(Williams Brothers)

Merry Clayton

("Gimme Shelter" Rolling Stones)

Michael McDonald

Michael Wolff

Mose Allison

Myrna Smith

(The Sweet Inspirations, Elvis Presley)

Muhammad Ali

Mystic Merlin

Nana Motijoane


Nathan East

(Fourplay, Eric Clapton)

New Jersey Mass Choir


Ollie E. Brown

(Drums, Stevie Wonder)

Ndugu Chancellor

Pat Thomas

(Author “Listen Whitey! The History Of The Black Panthers”,

Co-author, with Alan Abrahams “Invitation To Openness: The Jazz and Soul Photography of Les McCann 1960-1980”, FantagraphicsBooks) 

Paul Jackson, Jr.

Paulinho Da Costa

Paul Simon

Peter, Paul & Mary

Phil Perry

Phillip Bailey 

(Earth, Wind and Fire)

Phoebe Snow

Pig Iron

Pure Prairie League

(4 albums)

Ramblin’ Jack Elliot

Ray Charles

Ray Parker, Jr.


Rickie Lee Jones

Ricky Peterson

(Prince, Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac)

Romeo Williams

(Elton John)

Ron Altbach

(Beach Boys)

Ronnie James Dio

Sam Bo Bachrack

($uicide Boys, $crim

Co-Producer, Mixer)

Shawn Colvin

Shirley Caesar 

Sonny Burke

(Smokey Robinson)

Spencer Davis Group

Stanley Clarke

Stanley Turrentine

Steve Jordan

(Drummer- The Rolling Stones)

Taj Mahal

Táta Vega

The Color Purple (1985) - Singing Voice of Shug Avery

Featured Vocalist for Elton John and Andraé Crouch


The Blind Boys Of Alabama

The Doobie Brothers

The Flying Jib


The Gap Band

 The Ink Spots

The Memphis Horns

The Pointer Sisters

The Waters

Tift Merritt

Tony Wilkins

(L.A. Mass Choir)

Tony Williams 

(Miles Davis)

Veli Shabangu 

(Lucky Dube)

Vickie Winans

Vinnie Colaiuta 

(Sting, Herbie Hancock, Zappa)

West Nkosi 

(South Africa)

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