Biography

As an award winning record producer of more than 80 albums over the last 45 years, Alan Abrahams has worked with some of the most notable artists, songwriters/composers, and musicians in the music business and film industry including such notable artists as Joan Baez, Kris Kristofferson, Les McCann, Taj Mahal, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dolly Parton, The Memphis Horns, The Blind Boys of Alabama and 14 top Gospel albums that topped the Billboard charts.

Alan is a five-time Grammy nominee.  His productions have topped the Billboard Pop, Jazz, International and Country charts.  He has worked with noted composers such as the late Jerry Goldsmith on the Academy Award winning soundtrack to The Omen and with multi Academy Award winner John Williams on a benefit compilation for Save The Children Foundation.

Alan continues to consult using his expertise in music publishing and music licensing and also specializes in the area of sampling (interpolation) working and with more than 150 samples licensed from a multitude of artists, publishers and labels, including Jay-Z, Naughty By Nature, De La Soul, Mobb Deep, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Dr.Dre, Tribe Called Quest, Slick Rick and Warren G. 

As a former executive producer for RCA Records, Alan was part of the team that brought Hall & Oates to RCA for a string of hits and oversaw day to day production operations for the roster on the West Coast. In his early career, Alan spent many years as a touring musician, opening for such acts as BB King, The Allman Brothers, and Janis Joplin.