Pat Thomas is an A&R director who has reissued vintage recordings from Elaine Brown, the Watts Prophets, as well as many others. He is the co-producer of the Wheedle’s Groove series of releases archiving the soul music of Seattle during the 1960s and ’70s. His essays and interviews have appeared in Mojo, Crawdaddy, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and the Ptolemaic Terrascope. He has also lectured at UCLA, San Francisco State University, Evergreen State College, and Merritt College. Thomas currently lives in LA.