Ralph MacDonald

Real Name:
Ralph Anthony MacDonald
Profile:
Percussionist - songwriter - producer - engineer - record company executive
Born on 15.03.1944 in Harlem, New York
Died 18.12.2011 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA.
He released eight solo albums from 1976 to 1998. He co-wrote Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway's "Where is the Love" and Bill Withers' "Just The Two Of Us"
He started his career at the age of 16 as percussionist for Harry Belafonte and was a member of Belafonte's band for 10 years. He played as a session percussionist in many artists' recordings over the ensuing decades, including George Benson, David Bowie, Aretha Franklin, Art Garfunkel, Billy Joel, Quincy Jones, Carole King, Miriam Makeba, David Sanborn, Paul Simon, Steely Dan etc.
He co-founded publishing/production company Antisia Music, Inc. with longtime songwriting partner William Salter and William Eaton in 1968. He founded Rosebud Recording Studio in the mid-1970s.
Father of Anthony MacDonald.
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DXL 1 4030 Sound Of A Drum — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Sound Of A Drum (Album) Marlin DXL 1 4030 France 1976 Sell This Version
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TKR 82515 The Path — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald The Path (Album) Marlin TKR 82515 Europe 1978 Sell This Version
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RL 32-9 The Michael Zager Band / Ralph MacDonald The Michael Zager Band / Ralph MacDonald - Counterpoint / Life's A Party(LP, Transcription) Afrts RL 32-9 US 1978 Sell This Version
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S TKR 83373 Counterpoint — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Counterpoint (Album) Marlin S TKR 83373 UK 1979 Sell This Version
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823 323-1 Universal Rhythm — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Universal Rhythm (Album) Polydor 823 323-1 Netherlands 1984 Sell This Version
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422-827 078-1 Y-1 Surprize — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Surprize (Album) Polydor 422-827 078-1 Y-1 US 1985 Sell This Version
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S.E.C. LP-C-14 The New Pentacostal Community Choir With Keith Pringle Featuring Ralph MacDonald — Ralph MacDonald The New Pentacostal Community Choir With Keith Pringle (2) Featuring Ralph MacDonald The New Pentacostal Community Choir With Keith Pringle (2) Featuring Ralph MacDonald - The New Pentacostal Community Choir With Keith Pringle Featuring Ralph MacDonald (Album) SEW Productions S.E.C. LP-C-14 US 1986 Sell This Version
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VACZ-1033 Reunion — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Reunion (Album) Videoarts Music VACZ-1033 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
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VACM-1116 Just The Two Of Us — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Just The Two Of Us(CD, Album) Videoarts Music VACM-1116 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
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VACM-1130 Port Pleasure — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Port Pleasure (Album) Videoarts Music VACM-1130 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
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VACM-1165 Trippin' — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Trippin' (Album) Videoarts Music VACM-1165 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
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ARI107 Home Grown — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Home Grown (Album) Antisia Music, Inc. ARI107 US 2003 Sell This Version
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ARI1109 Mixty Motions — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Mixty Motions(CD, Album) Antisia Records Inc. ARI1109 US 2007 Sell This Version
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MOVLP738 Power Of Soul — Ralph MacDonald Idris Muhammad, Grover Washington, Jr., Bob James, Ralph MacDonald, Joe Beck, Gary King, Randy Brecker Idris Muhammad, Grover Washington, Jr., Bob James, Ralph MacDonald, Joe Beck, Gary King, Randy Brecker - Power Of Soul(LP, Album, RE, RM, 180) Kudu, Music On Vinyl MOVLP738 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
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CDP 7 46093 2, (DIDX-320) Togethering — Ralph MacDonald Kenny Burrell & Grover Washington, Jr. ‒ Featuring: Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Ralph MacDonald Kenny Burrell & Grover Washington, Jr. ‒ Featuring: Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Ralph MacDonald - Togethering(CD, Album, Club, RE) Blue Note, Blue Note CDP 7 46093 2, (DIDX-320) US Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

KS-40,012 Calypso Breakdown / Where Is The Love — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Calypso Breakdown / Where Is The Love (Single) T.K. Disco KS-40,012 Mexico 1976 Sell This Version
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3312 Jam On The Groove / Sound Of A Drum — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Jam On The Groove / Sound Of A Drum (Single) T.K. Disco 3312 US 1977 Sell This Version
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none The Path-Part II & III — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald The Path-Part II & III T.K. Disco none US 1977 Sell This Version
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3337 I Need Someone / Discolypso — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald I Need Someone / Discolypso (Single) T.K. Disco 3337 US 1979 Sell This Version
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S CBS 12 9348 No Problem / All About Love — Ralph MacDonald Sadao Watanabe With Eric Gale, Steve Gadd, Richard Tee, Anthony Jackson, Jeff Mironov, Dave Grusin, Ralph MacDonald, Jon Faddis And The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra* Sadao Watanabe With Eric Gale, Steve Gadd, Richard Tee, Anthony Jackson, Jeff Mironov, Dave Grusin, Ralph MacDonald, Jon Faddis And The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra* - No Problem / All About Love (Single) CBS S CBS 12 9348 UK 1980 Sell This Version
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14-02199 Star Quality — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Star Quality (Single) Epic 14-02199 US 1981 Sell This Version
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881 504-7 Universal Rhythm — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Universal Rhythm (Single) London Records, London Records 881 504-7 US 1984 Sell This Version
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881 221-7 In The Name Of Love / Play Pen — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald In The Name Of Love / Play Pen (Single) Polydor 881 221-7 US 1984 Sell This Version
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881 529-7 Basketball / The Game — Ralph MacDonald Kurtis Blow / Ralph MacDonald Kurtis Blow / Ralph MacDonald - Basketball / The Game (Single) Polydor 881 529-7 US 1984 Sell This Version
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883 322-1 Laying In His Arms — Ralph MacDonald Ralph MacDonald Featuring Yogi Lee Ralph MacDonald Featuring Yogi Lee - Laying In His Arms Polydor 883 322-1 US 1985 Sell This Version

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shootermcgavin1

shootermcgavin1

April 13, 2014
If you go one Ralphs website you see albums he has done but i cant find anywhere to puchase only online download versions can anyone shed any light on this can you find cd or lp copies
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