Percusionist Larry McDonald has played with many artists, including Ernest Ranglin, Peter Tosh, Taj Mahal, Bob Marley and The Slackers.
The dreadlocked journeyman has played with some of the greats, including pioneer Jamaican musicians like Count Ossie, Lennie Hibbert and Carlos Malcolm during the 1960s.
Larry McDonald relocated to the United States in the 1970s, where he has worked with cutting-edge acts like blues guitarist Taj Mahal and the late African-American poet Gil Scott-Heron.
Now in his 60s, Larry McDonald lives in New York City and keeps busy playing in three bands: The Rocksteady, Dub Is a Weapon and Meta and the Cornerstones.
After nearly 50 years backing other artistes, Larry McDonald crowned his career with his first solo album 'Drumquestra'. The percussionist coined the unusual title for the crew who brought his cherished vision to life - a unique orchestra uniting generations of Jamaican drummers: Sly Dunbar, Isaiah "Stickie" Thompson, Bongo Herman, Carl McCleod, Marjorie Whylie, Alvin Haughton and three drummers from the Mystic Revelation of Rastafari, Royo Smith on bass, Simba Messado on repeater and Delroy "Putus" Williams on funde.