The Legendary Ralph MacDonald checks in with Time After Island Time from New Orleans Jazz Fest to discuss his newest album, "Mixty Motions." A producer, songwriter, percussionist, performer and Grammy-award winner, Ralph MacDonald has roots in the Caribbean but was born in New York. His songs have been covered by artists like Bill Withers, Grover Washington Jr, Roberta Flack, Harry Belafonte, Jimmy Buffett and others. The son of Calypsonian MacBeth the Great, Ralph MacDonald went onto be a member of Harry Belafonte's band. For over 20 years he has been a member of Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band as precussionist.
His newest album is a fusion of the many styles of music he embraces from Jazz, African Rhythms, Calypso, Samba and others. You will enjoy the music, and the interview is fascinating. MacDonald shares opinions, history, and his philosophy on music. Tune into Time After Island Time from anywhere in the world via Radio JimmyDreamz athttp://www.radio.jimmydreamz.com/
Monday - 3:00 PM - May 26, 2008