12/06/2016

Ralph MacDonald "Sound Of A Drum" (1976) -Jazz Funk-



Label : CBS Records / T.K. Records


01 - Sounds Of A Drum (Ralph MacDonald & William Salter)
02 - Where Is The Love (Ralph MacDonald & William Salter)
03 - The Only Time You Say You Love Me (Cynthia Jenkins & Arthur Jenkins Jr.)
04 - Jam On The Groove (Ralph MacDonald & William Salter)
05 - Mister Magic (Ralph MacDonald & William Salter)
06 - Calypso Breakdown (William Eaton)


Produced by Ralph MacDonald & William Salter
Associate Producers : William Eaton & Arthur Jenkins Jr.
Recorded & Mixed at Rosebud Recording, Inc., 1595 Broadway, New York, N.Y.
Engineered by Richard Alderson
Assisted by Eddie Hearth Jr.
Mixed by Richard Alderson, Ralph MacDonald, William Salter, William Eaton & Arthur Jenkins Jr. 


01 - Sounds Of A Drum 

Ralph MacDonald : Conga & Percussion
Grover Washington Jr. : Soprano & Tenor Sax
Chuck Rainey : Electric Bass
Eric Gale : Guitar
Richard Tee : Piano
Rick Marotta : Drums

02 - Where Is The Love 

Ralph MacDonald : Conga & Percussion
Jean 'Toots' Thielemans : Harmonica Solo
Chuck Rainey : Electric Bass
Eric Gale : Guitar
Richard Tee : Piano
Rick Marotta : Drums

03 - The Only Time You Say You Love Me 

Ralph MacDonald : Conga, Bongo & Quica
Chuck Rainey : Electric Bass
Arthur Jenkins Jr. : Piano & Clavinet
Rick Marotta : Drums
William Eaton : Vocals
 
04 - Jam On The Groove 

Ralph MacDonald : Conga & Percussion Solo
Bob James : Synthesizer & Synthesizer Solo
Chuck Rainey : Electric Bass
Eric Gale : Guitar
Richard Tee : Piano
Rick Marotta : Drums
Arthur Jenkins Jr. : Clavinet

05 - Mister Magic 

Ralph MacDonald : Percussion & Conga Solo
David Friedman : Vibes
Nicholas Marrero : Timbales
William Salter : Upright Bass
Eric Gale : Twelve String Guitar
Arthur Jenkins Jr. : Piano
Richard Tee : Fender Rhodes Piano
Rick Marotta : Drums

06 - Calypso Breakdown

Ralph MacDonald : Percussion & Conga
Clinton Thobourne : Clarinet Solo
Urias (Uncle Bougs) Fritz : Bottle
Chuck Rainey : Electric Bass
Eric Gale : Guitar
Richard Tee : Piano
Nicholas Marrero : Cow Bells
Rick Marotta : Drums


Horns : Harold Vick, Joe Farrell, Seldon Powell, Kiane Zawadi, Jimmy Owens & Vergil Jones
Strings : Alfred Brown, Sanford Allen, Gene Orloff, Julien Barber, Matthew Raimondi, Selwart Clarke, Paul Gershman, Max Pollikoff, Emanuel Green & Harry Lookosfsky
Cello : Kermit Moore & Jesse Levy
Singers ("Where Is The Love") : Patti Austin, Zachary Sanders, Vivian Cherry, Raymond Simpson, Gwen Guthrie & Frank Floyd
Orchestra Bells : David Carrey