1984 Ralph MacDonald – Universal Rhythm

Universal Rhythm is an album by Ralph MacDonald, released in 1984.

Tracks

1  In The Name Of Love (Bill Withers; Ralph MacDonald; William Salter) 05:00
2  Theme From The Outcasts (Ernie Sheldon; Hugo Montenegro) 04:37
3  Universal Rhythm (William Eaton) 07:34
4  Tradewinds (Ralph MacDonald; William Salter) 04:30
5  Playpen (Ralph MacDonald; William Salter) 03:07
6  The Game (Ralph MacDonald; William Eaton; William Salter) 04:36
7  Park Plaza (William Allen) 03:35

Musicians

1 In The Name Of Love

Bass Marcus Miller
Drums Steve Gadd
Fender Rhodes Richard Tee
Trumpet Randy Brecker
Percussion Ralph MacDonald
Background Vocals Hilda Harris
Background Vocals Ullanda McCullough
Background Vocals Yvonne Lewis
Vocals Bill Withers


2 Theme From The Outcasts

Bass Marcus Miller
Drums Steve Gadd
Guitar Eric Gale
Piano Richard Tee
Synthesizer Jorge Dalto
Steel Drums Robert Greenidge
Percussion Joe R Brown
Percussion Ralph MacDonald


3 Universal Rhythm

Bass Eric Gale
Drums Steve Gadd
Guitar Eric Gale
Piano Richard Tee
Synthesizer William Eaton
Sax Grover Washington Jr
Steel Drums Robert Greenidge
Syndrums Ralph MacDonald
Timbales Nicky Marrero
Percussion Ralph MacDonald
Background Vocals Frank Floyd
Background Vocals Tony Wells
Background Vocals Ullanda McCullough
Background Vocals Vivian Cherry
Background Vocals Zack Sanders
Vocals Yogi Lee


4 Tradewinds

Bass Marcus Miller
Drums Steve Gadd
Guitar Eric Gale
Fender Rhodes Richard Tee
Percussion Ralph MacDonald
Background Vocals William Eaton
Vocals Yogi Lee


5 Playpen

Drums Steve Gadd
Percussion Ralph MacDonald


6 The Game

Bass Marcus Miller
Drums Steve Gadd
Guitar Eric Gale
Piano Richard Tee
Sax Alex Foster
Horns Harold Vick
Horns Jim Pugh
Horns John Clark
Horns Jon Faddis
Horns Lew Soloff
Horns Peter Gordon
Horns Roger Rosenberg
Horns Wynton Marsalis
Background Vocals Frank Floyd
Background Vocals Ken Williams
Background Vocals Milt Grayson
Background Vocals Ray Simpson
Background Vocals William Eaton
Vocals Zack Sanders


7 Park Plaza

Bass Andy Gonzalez
Guitar Eric Gale
Fender Rhodes Jorge Dalto
Piano Jorge Dalto
Synthesizer Jorge Dalto
Congas Ralph MacDonald
Timbales Nicholas Marrero

Strings

Strings – Alfred Brown, Charles Libove, Gene Orloff, Guy Lumia, Jonathan Abramowitz, Julien Barber, Kermit Moore, Lewis Elley, Marvin Morgenstern, Matthew Raimondi, Maureen Gallagher, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Sanford Allen (Tracks 3, 4)

Liner Notes

Producer – Ralph MacDonald, William Eaton
Arranged By – William Eaton
Arranged By – Tom Scott (Track 6)
Directed By – Kirk D. Fancher
Mastered By – Vlado Meller
Mixed By – Elliot Scheiner
Recorded By  – Richard Alderson
Recorded By (Assistant) – Eddie Heath

Art Direction – Bill Levy
Design – George Corsillo
Photography – N.A.S.A.,Bill Levy, Don Hunstein

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