Richard Thomas Marotta (born January 7, 1948) is an American drummer and percussionist. He has appeared on recordings by leading artists such as Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Paul Simon, John Lennon, Hall & Oates, Stevie Nicks, Wynonna, Roy Orbison, Todd Rundgren, Roberta Flack, Peter Frampton, Quincy Jones, Jackson Browne, Al Kooper, Waylon Jennings, Randy Newman, Peter Gabriel, Kenny G, The Jacksons, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Warren Zevon, and Linda Ronstadt. He is also a composer who created music for the popular television shows, Everybody Loves Raymond and Yes, Dear.
|Birth name||Richard Thomas Marotta|
|Born||January 7, 1948|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Genres||Rock, pop, jazz|
|Associated acts||Brethren, The Riverboat Soul Band, Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Paul Simon|