Bio

LEROY BURGESS is a member of Aleem, Black Ivory, The Fantastic Aleems, Mellow Souls, Universal Robot Band.From 1983 till 1991 Leroy Burgess released two singles. The first single LEROY BURGESS, released in the eighties, is 'Heartbreaker' on Salsoul Records. Other released tracks are 'Heartbreaker (1983 / SALSOUL)', 'Miss Thang (1991 / KONKRETE)'.

Leroy Burgess is a prolific disco producer and vocalist from Harlem. Beginning his career in the late 1960s in a group called the Mellow Souls, he soon came under the wing of Patrick Adams, who renamed the group Black Ivory. They produced several albums of soul ballads.



In Black Ivory, Burgess frequently collaborated with Adams on songwriting, and continued to work with him later in his career.



"Mainline" by Black Ivory was Burgess' first major disco hit, followed by "Weekend," which was recorded by Patrick Adams' project Phreek. (The song was later covered by Class Action, and was given an extended mix by Larry Levan, becoming a hit in the early 1980s.)



He went on to produce a substantial number of hits for such artists as Logg, Inner Life, The Fantastic Aleems, Fonda Rae, The Universal Robot Band and Intrigue. Add/Complete Bio

Appearances

Aleem - Casually Formal (1986)
(Arranger/Songwriter/Vocals/Producer/Keyboards)

Aleem - Shock! (1987)
(Arranger/Songwriter/Vocals/Keyboards/Producer)

Dazzle - Dazzle (1979)
(Background/Vocals)

Inner Life - Inner Life Ii (1982)
(Arranger/keyboards/producer)

Kashif - Kashif (1983)
(Vocals/background)

Logg - Logg (1981)
(Arranger/Producer Conductor)

Skipworth & Turner - Harlem Nights (1989)
(Keyboards Writer/Producer)

Art Webb - Mr. Flute (1977)
(Vocals/background)

Art Webb - Mr. Flute (1977)
(Background/Vocals)

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