slider-3 copy 2What do Wynton Marsalis, Ella Fitzgerald, Art Blakey, Sarah Vaughn, Max Roach, Nancy Wilson, Jimmy Cliff, Regina Belle, Joe Williams, Lionel Hampton, The Four Tops, Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, The Stylistics, Patti Labelle, Archie Shepp, Rashied Ali, Sun Ra, Kool & the Gang, and myself, Cleveland Brown all have in common? We have all had the distinct honor of working intensively with Mr. Clifford Adams.



Clifford Adams: The Master Power (1998)
Clifford Adams: I Feel Your Spirit (2006)


Charles Earland: Soul Story (1971), Intensity (1972), Live at the Lighthouse (1972)
Kharma: Live at Montreux (1974)
Thad Jones and Mel Lewis: Rhoda in New York (1976)
Charlie Rouse: Cinnamon Flower (1976)
Lonnie Liston Smith: Visions of a New World (1976)Thad Jones and Mel Lewis Orchestra Complete Poland recordings (1976&1978)
Thad Jones and Mel Lewis: Live in Munich (1977)Thad Jones and Mel Lewis/ Monica Zetterlund/ It Only Happens Every Time (1977)
Kool & the Gang: Everybody’s Dancing (1978)
Slide Hampton: World of Trombones (1979)
Roland Prince: Free Spirit (1979)
Kool & the Gang: Ladies Night (1979)
Charles Davis: Dedicated to Tadd (1979)
Bobby Watson: ETA (1980)
Jimmy Cliff: Cliff Hanger and Reggae Nights (1980)
Mario Escalera: Blue Monday (1980)
Cameo: Knights of the Sound Table (1981)
Deodato: Happy Hour (1981)
Kool & the Gang: Something Special (1981), As One (1982), In the Heart (1983)
Jimmy McGriff: Countdown (1983)
Kool & the Gang: Emergency (1984)
Charles Earland: Unforgettable (1984), I Ain’t Jivin’ I’m Jammin’ (1985)
James (D-Train) Williams: Miracles of the Heart (1985)
Kool & the Gang: Forever (1986)
Gijs Hendriks plus Clifford Adams: Print Collection (1988)
Kool & the Gang: Everything’s Kool & the Gang (1988), Sweat (1989)
Regina Belle: Stay with Me – solo on the song “Some Day We’ll All be Free” (1989)
Youssou N’Dour: Set (1990)
Spirit of Life Ensemble: Inspirations (original composition and arrangement of song “Consciousness”) (1992)
Vincent Herring Quintet: American Experience (1992)
Kool & the Gang: Unite (1993)
Spirit of Life Ensemble: Feel the Spirit (original composition and arrangement of the song “Graceful Feeling” and my vocal soloist debut on the song “Song for My Father”) (1994), Live at the 5 Spot (1995), Collage (1996)
Bross Townsend: I Love Jump Jazz (1995)
Kool & the Gang: Kool & the Gang Live (1995), State of Affairs (1996) and Kool & the Gang Featuring Clifford Adams on NBA at 50 (trombone solo on the song “Slam Dunk”) (1996)
Elmer Gibson (Generation Dance)(1997)
Running PaPa’s Jazz Unit {Japan} Burning (1998)
TCIII Mega Jazz Explosion(1998) Clifford Adams (The Master Power) (1998)
Philadelphia Heritage Art Ensemble: Under the Bridge (2001)
Charles Earland in Concert {2002]
Clifford Adams: Cliff Notes (2002)
Clifford Adams: Love’s Gonna Get You (2004)
Madame Pat Tandy (Remembers Irene Reid) (2009)
Lines of Reason ( Ask Again) (2009)
Anthony Branker and Ascent /Spirit songs (2006)/ Blessing (2009)/ Dance Music (2010}

Patty Cronheim/ Days Like These( 2010)
Kool and The Gang (Kool for the Holidays) (2013)

Les Paul Roque (Amazing) (2013)

Gary Little/Tonight’s the Night(2014)

George A.Johnson Jr./ Kings without a Kingdom (2014}

Big Ol Nasty Getdown/Funk U(2014)
































Darshan’s Love // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  1. Darshan’s Love // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  2. I Can’t Get Started // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  3. Graceful Feeling // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  4. Renatyah // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  5. The Lord is Always With Them (for Ravi and Farid) // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  6. With His Grace // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  7. Walkin // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  8. Suite Elixir of Life // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  9. Precious Jewel // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  10. Master Power // Clifford Adams - Master Power
  11. I Just Stepped into Your Soul to say hello // Clifford Adams - Master Power