1976 Ralph MacDonald – Sound Of A Drum

Sound Of A Drum is the debut solo album by percussonist Ralph MacDonald, released in 1976 on Marlin.

Tracks

1  Sounds Of A Drum (Ralph MacDonald; William Salter) 06:19
2  Where Is The Love (Ralph MacDonald; William Salter) 06:06
3  The Only Time You Say You Love Me (Arthur Jenkins; Cynthia Jenkins) 04:51
4   Jam On The Groove (Ralph MacDonald; William Salter) 05:53
5  Mister Magic (Ralph MacDonald; William Salter) 04:18
6  Calypso Breakdown (William Eaton) 07:53

Media

Musicians

1 Sounds Of A Drum

DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarEric Gale
PianoRichard Tee
SaxGrover Washington Jr
CongasRalph MacDonald
PercussionRalph MacDonald


2 Where Is The Love

BassChuck Rainey
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarEric Gale
PianoRichard Tee
HarmonicaToots Thielemans
CongasRalph MacDonald
PercussionRalph MacDonald
VocalsFrank Floyd
VocalsGwen Guthrie
VocalsPatti Austin
VocalsRay Simpson
VocalsVivian Cherry
VocalsZachary Sanders


3 The Only Time You Say You Love Me

BassChuck Rainey
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarEric Gale
ClavinetArthur Jenkins
PianoArthur Jenkins
CongasRalph MacDonald
PercussionRalph MacDonald
VocalsWilliam Eaton


4 Jam On The Groove

BassChuck Rainey
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarEric Gale
ClavinetArthur Jenkins
PianoRichard Tee
SynthesizerBob James
CongasRalph MacDonald
PercussionRalph MacDonald


5 Mister Magic

Double BassWilliam Salter
DrumsRick Marotta
12 String GuitarEric Gale
Fender RhodesRalph MacDonald
PianoArthur Jenkins
CongasRalph MacDonald
TimbalesNicky Marrero
VibraphoneDavid Friedman
PercussionRalph MacDonald


6 Calypso Breakdown

Double BassChuck Rainey
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarEric Gale
PianoRichard Tee
ClarinetClinton Thobourne
CongasRalph MacDonald
CowbellNicky Marrero
PercussionRalph MacDonald
MusicianUrias Fritz

Horns

HornsHarold Vick
HornsJimmy Owens
HornsJoe Farrell
HornsKiane Zawadi
HornsSeldon Powell
HornsVirgil Jones

Strings

Cello – Jesse Levy, Kermit Moore
Strings – Alfred Brown, Emanuel Green, Gene Orloff, Harry Lookofsky, Julien Barber, Matthew Raimondi, Max Pollikoff, Paul Gershman, Sanford Allen, Selwart Clarke

Liner Notes

Producer – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter
Co-producer – Arthur Jenkins, William Eaton
Coordinator – Diane Johnson
Coordinator (Assistant) – Judith Slaughter
Engineer (Recording) – Richard Alderson
Engineer (Recording Assistant) – Eddie Heath
Mixed By – Arthur Jenkins Ralph MacDonald, Richard Alderson, William Eaton, William Salter

Art Direction, Design – Howard Smiley, Richard Roth
Painting – David A Leffel
Photography By – Martin Cohen

Mixed At Rosebud Recording Studio
Recorded At Rosebud Recording Studio
Manufactured By T.K. Productions, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) T.K. Productions, Inc.
Copyright (c) T.K. Productions, Inc.