Rick Marotta was born January 7, 1948 in New Rochelle, New York. And, apparently, he was also horn to play drums. For without any formal training, Marotta's natural "feel" for the instrument has made him one of the world's most in-demand session musicians. Currently, James Taylor, Carly Simon, J. D. Souther, Warren Zevon and Steely Dan rely regularly on his services for recording or touring.

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