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Ronnie Foster

Ronnie Foster

born on 13/5/1950 in Buffalo, NV, United States

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Ronnie Foster

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Ronnie Foster

Ronnie Foster (born May 12, 1950) is an American funk and soul-jazz organist, and record producer. His albums recorded for Blue Note Records in the 1970s has obtained a cult following after the emergence of acid-jazz.[1]


Born in Buffalo, New York, Foster has performed as a sideman with a wide range of musicians. He frequently worked with guitarist George Benson, including playing electric piano, mini-moog, and composing the composition "Lady" on Benson's 1976 album Breezin'. Foster has also played organ with Chet Atkins, Grant Green, Grover Washington, Jr., Stanley Turrentine, Roberta Flack, Earl Klugh, Harvey Mason, Jimmy Smith, and Stevie Wonder.[1]


  • The Two Headed Freap (Blue Note, 1972)
  • Sweet Revival (Blue Note, 1972)
  • Ronnie Foster Live: Cookin' with Blue Note at Montreux (Blue Note, 1973)
  • On the Avenue (Blue Note, 1974)
  • Cheshire Cat (Blue Note, 1975)
  • Love Satellite (Columbia, 1978)
  • Delight (Columbia, 1979)
  • The Racer (Pro Jazz, 1986)[2]

As sideman

With Chet Atkins

  • Street Dreams (Columbia, 1986)

With George Benson

  • Good King Bad (CTI, 1975)
  • In Concert-Carnegie Hall (CTI, 1975)
  • Breezin' (Warner Bros., 1976)
  • In Flight (Warner Bros., 1977)
  • Livin' Inside Your Love (Warner Bros., 1979)
  • Weekend in L.A. (Warner Bros., 1977)

With Chayanne

  • Chayanne (CBS, 1987)
  • Chayanne (CBS, 1988)

With Grant Green

  • Alive! (Blue Note, 1970)
  • Live at Club Mozambique (Blue Note, 1971)

With The Jacksons

  • Triumph (Epic, 1980)

With Robbie Robertson

  • Storyville (Geffen, 1991)

With Stanley Turrentine

  • Wonderland (Blue Note, 1986)

With Stevie Wonder

  • Songs in the Key of Life (Tamla, 1976)


  1. 1.0 1.1 Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "[Ronnie Foster at All Music Guide Ronnie Foster > Biography]". Allmusic. Retrieved January 15, 2009.
  2. Ronnie Foster: The Racer. Retrieved on 8 March 2011.
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