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Marvin McQuitty Jr. Documentary

  The documentary The Man, The Musician, and The Mentor will premiere Friday, October 25, 2013 at 7 pm at Grace Church Garden Oaks Theatre, which is located at 3754 N. Shepherd in Houston, TX. Admission is free. The Marvin…

Modern Drummer
Sep 11, 2013

Marvin McQuitty Limited Edition Commemorative Sticks

To commemorate the life and talent of beloved, world-renown drummer Marvin McQuitty, VIC FIRTH has printed a limited run of Uncle Marv’s favorite American Classic Extreme 5A sticks with his customized signature. To purchase visit or click the image below.

Modern Drummer
Dec 4, 2012

Marvin McQuitty Jr Memorial Service and Memorial Fund

  A memorial service for Marvin McQuitty Jr will be held on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11AM at Grace Church of Humble in Houston, Texas. McQuitty passed away on September 11, 2012. Those interested can donate to the Marvin…

Modern Drummer
Sep 13, 2012

Marvin McQuitty Passes

Drummer Marvin McQuitty, who collaborated with everyone from the gospel artists Fred Hammond and Israel & New Breed to the pop stars Stevie Wonder and Jessica Simpson, passed away this week at age forty-six. MD sends condolences to his family…

Modern Drummer
Sep 12, 2012

October Web Update News

Congratulations to drummer/percussionist Richard Bravo for his eight nominations for the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, to be held in November in Las Vegas. Read Bravo’s archived MD blog here.  Kris Myers and Andy Farag are on Umphrey’s McGee’s latest,…

Modern Drummer
Oct 20, 2011