Web Posted - Saturday December 18, 2021
When Steel Talks Reboot

Remembering the legendary Ralph MacDonald on the 10th anniversary of his December 18th passing

Musical Tributes Celebrate the Life of Ralph MacDonald

Global - A sombre but stunning gold-tone program greeted those who came to celebrate and pay homage to the vibrant life and achievements of Grammy-winner and overall steelband supporter - especially of Desperadoes Steel Orchestra - Ralph MacDonald, at the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, USA on the morning of Thursday December 22. In a service which began a little after 10:00 a.m. Ralph MacDonald was celebrated in music and the spoken word, and honored with the presence of the likes of panist extraordinaire Robert Greenidge, Grammy award winner Roberta Flack, bassist Will Lee (David Letterman Show), vocalist Dennis Collins, jazz flutist Bobbi Humphrey, Etienne Charles, record exec Jerome Gasper and so many others.