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Marvin "Smitty" Smith

dr, perc, *1961 US, Waukegan, Illinois
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Marvin Otis Smith II

American jazz drummer and composer (born June 24, 1961 in Waukegan, Illinois). Nicknamed "Smitty". Played with : George Shearing, Hamiet Bluiett, Branford Marsalis, Donald Byrd, Monty Alexander, David Murray, Kevin Eubanks, Grover Washington Jr., Bobby Watson and many others. Note: Not to be confused with Marvin "Bugalu" Smith, another jazz drummer.

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock

Band Members
Discography

Title Artist Year Type
People MusicJames Weidman, Belden Bullock, Marvin "Smitty" Smith1996Album
SmileSteve Marcus Featuring John Hicks, Christian McBride, Marvin "Smitty" Smith1993Album
ArrivalHarvie Swartz, Mick Goodrick, John Abercrombie, Marvin "Smitty" Smith1992Album
Suite NoireGebhard Ullmann - Andreas Willers with Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Bob Stewart1990Album
The Road Less TraveledMarvin "Smitty" Smith1989Album
The Road Less TraveledMarvin "Smitty" Smith1989Album
Breakin' OutGeorge Shearing Trio With Ray Brown And Marvin "Smitty" Smith1987Album
Keeper Of The DrumsMarvin "Smitty" Smith1987Album
Bebop & Beyond: Volume 36Jamey Aebersold : Ronnie Mathews, Ray Drummond, Marvin "Smitty" Smith1985Album
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