Ralph Rolle, master percussionist and entrepreneur has always marched to the beat of a different drum. He began playing professionally at the age of 18. It is therefore no surprise that with more than three decades of professional experience within the music industry Ralph Rolle enjoys an illustrious career as a much sought-after drummer. Ralph’s performance list includes artists such as: Nile Rodgers and Chic, Toshi Kubota, Sting, Bette Midler, Bono, Elvis Costello, Vanessa Williams, Mary J. Blige, Biggie Smalls, Queen Latifah, Erykah Badu, D’Angelo, John Legend, India Arie, Roger Daltrey, Dolly Parton, Freddie Jackson, Joss Stone, and many more.
For 12 seasons, Ralph was seen weekly on the nationally syndicated television show, ‘It’s Showtime At The Apollo’ . In 1999 Ralph founded Phat Kat Productions, Inc. a music production company. Phat Kat Productions has produced and arranged both orchestral and vocal musical segments for commercials such as Nike, Burger King, Miller Genuine Draft, and Dark & Lovely. Ralph has worked on many projects writing, re-mixing and editing recording projects for R & B , Rap, Gospel and Pop artists including Toshinobu Kubota, Hi Five, Najee, Glenn Jones, Jonathan Butler, Al Green and the list goes on.