One of the architects of dance music as we know it today at the 2013 Red Bull Music Academy in New York.

From discovering a teenage Leroy Burgess, to writing, producing and arranging disco and ’80s R&B classics like Inner Life’s “I’m Caught Up (In A One Night Love Affair)” and Fonda Rae’s “Touch Me (All Night Long),” Mr. Patrick Adams has been an integral part of New York dance music history for over 30 years. His prowess as an arranger and experimental approach took boogie to strange new places, pre-figuring house music and providing inspiration to New York’s hip hop generation, including Nas and Eric B & Rakim.

For more lectures from the 2013 Red Bull Music Academy in New York, visit redbullmusicacademy.com/lectures

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