Clarence "Mac" McDonald is a Los Angeles based pianist, composer, arranger, and producer. McDonald is known for his musical diversity, enduring melodies and signature groove. His most famous composition is Silly sung by Deniece Williams in 1981 and Taral Hicks in 1997. In 2010 the song instrumental intro and bridge were sampled in Monica's seven weeklong Billboard #1 RB Grammy nominated song "Everything To Me". He has worked with a long list of entertainment icons including Ray Charles, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Justin Timberlake, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor, Carole King, Taral Hicks, Freddy Hubbard, Nancy Wilson, Boz Scaggs, Seals & Crofts, Bill Withers, and The Jackson 5.Most recently McDonald performed on the all-star benefit album entitled Jazz For Japan (Avatar Records).