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Patrick Clifford

Disney Music Publishing
VP, Music Publishing and A&R

Patrick Clifford is VP of Music Publishing and A&R for Disney Music Publishing in Nashville. He is responsible for exploiting the company’s extensive catalog of existing songs, as well as providing creative direction, leadership and growth of the writer roster of Disney Music Publishing. Clifford was most recently VP of A&R for Ten Ten Music Group in Nashville, a post he held since 2005. His career began with artists James Taylor and Cat Stevens at Nemperor Artists, and he discovered and recorded The Romantics at Nemperor Records. He later served in the A&R departments of major labels including Epic, A&M, Chrysalis and Capitol, working with the Miami Sound Machine, Blues Traveler and the Neville Brothers. Later, as a senior A&R executive with BMG he worked with scores of important artists, from Etta James to Ziggy Marley.