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Marvin "Smitty" Smith (born June 24, 1961) is an American jazz drummer and composer.wikipedia
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He also has toured with Sting, Dave Holland, Sonny Rollins, Willie Nelson and with Steve Coleman.
Subsequently, he formed the Dave Holland Trio (with Coleman and DeJohnette) for the 1988 album Triplicate, and teamed with Coleman, electric guitarist Kevin Eubanks and drummer Marvin "Smitty" Smith for Extensions.
He is a former member of The New York Jazz Quartet, and drummer under fellow Berklee alum and Musical Director Kevin Eubanks, for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from January 30, 1995 to the show's end on May 29, 2009 and the start of the second incarnation, The Jay Leno Show, March 1, 2010.
Following his departure from The Tonight Show, he began touring with bandmate Marvin "Smitty" Smith on drums and Bill Pierce on saxophone.
The musicians were pianist John Hicks, bassist Ray Drummond, and drummer Marvin "Smitty" Smith.
With Willers he started the quartet Out To Lunch in 1983 (later with Enrico Rava), the project Minimal Kidds (with Niko Schäuble, Trilok Gurtu, Glen Moore) and different trios with Steve Argüelles, Marvin Smitty Smith and Phil Haynes.
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ChildrenChildren'' (David Murray album)
It features performances by Murray, James "Blood" Ulmer, Don Pullen, Lonnie Plaxico and Marvin "Smitty" Smith.
For his 1989 album, Going Places, he was accompanied by Rufus Reid and Marvin "Smitty" Smith, and in 1993, he recorded with his quintet, which comprised Ralph Moore, Louis Smith, Peter Washington and Tony Reedus.
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ExtensionsExtensions'' (Dave Holland album)
It features two members of his previous quintet—Steve Coleman and Marvin "Smitty" Smith—alongside guitarist Kevin Eubanks, in his first appearance on a Dave Holland record.
Love RemainsLove Remains'' (Bobby Watson album)
Superblue 2 (1989) featured Sickler, Watson, Hurst, Wallace Roney, Robin Eubanks, Ralph Moore, Renee Rosnes, and Marvin "Smitty" Smith.