Ronald Muldrow

Ronald Muldrow

Date de naissance 2.2.1949 à Chicago, IL, Etats-Unis d Amérique

Date de décès 31.1.2007 à Los Angeles, CA, Etats-Unis d Amérique

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Ronald Muldrow

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Ronald Muldrow (February 2, 1949 in Chicago January 31, 2007 in Los Angeles) was a soul jazz and hard bop jazz guitarist.[1]

As an emerging jazz guitarist in the early 1970s, Muldrow connected with soul-jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris and contributed to many of his Atlantic albums from 1971 to 1976 and reunited with the saxophonist on Listen Here (1982).[2]

A teenage Muldrow heard jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery play "Canadian Sunset" on the radio and was captivated. His first big-time gig was with the Staple Singers, a gospel group.[3] He also taught at various colleges and had published guitar-instruction books.[4]

Muldrow began forming bands in high school and earned a bachelor's in jazz studies from Roosevelt University in Illinois and a master's in studio and jazz guitar from the USC Thornton School of Music.


As leader

  • 1991: Gnowing As leader (L + R) with Larry Goldings and Jimmy Madison
  • 1995: Diaspora (Enja Records)
  • 1996: Facing Wes (Kokopelli Records)

As sideman

With Eddie Harris

  • Instant Death (Atlantic, 1971)
  • Eddie Harris Sings the Blues (Atlantic, 1972)
  • Excursions (Atlantic, 196673)
  • Is It In (Atlantic, 1973)
  • I Need Some Money (Atlantic, 1975)
  • Bad Luck Is All I Have (Atlantic, 1975)
  • That Is Why You're Overweight (Atlantic, 1975)
  • The Reason Why I'm Talking S--t (Atlantic, 1975)
  • How Can You Live Like That? (Atlantic, 1976)
  • Listen Here! (Enja, 1992)

With Luther Thomas

  • Yo' Momma (Moers Music, 1981)


  1. Nelson, Valerie J. "Obituaries: Ronald Muldrow, 57; jazz guitarist recorded with saxophonist Eddie Harris." Los Angeles Times. February 11, 2007.
  2. Ronald Muldrow at All Music Guide
  3. Ronald Muldrow at All Music Guide
  4. Muldrow, Ronald. Fundamentals of Funk for Guitar: Electric Guiar/Funk. Mel Bay Publications, Inc. 1996. ISBN 0-7866-8072-5

External links

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