January 24, 2013 will mark the inaugural Marvin McQuitty, Jr annual scholarship concert at Yost Theater in Santa Ana, California. The concert, taking place during the week of the 2013 NAMM Show, will feature performances from world-renown musicians including Will Kennedy (Yellow Jackets), Alex Acuna (Weather Report), Rhythm Alliance (including members Gorden Campbell and Glendon "Teddy" Campbell), Chris Coleman, Jeff "Lo" Davis plus special guests.
A Silent Auction, Live Streaming and Scholarship Endowment will take place during the concert, scheduled for 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (PST).
About the Marvin McQuitty Foundation The Marvin McQuitty Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization designed to provide resources and opportunities through mentorship, scholarships, music lessons, clinics, and equipment distribution to under-privileged youth. Also to aspiring musicians who wish to cultivate their craft.
About the Marvin McQuitty Marvin McQuitty, Jr. was an internationally acclaimed drummer and highly respected businessman who had a resounding impact on the music industry.
His reach extended far beyond the drums and included audio engineering, record producing, booking manager, road manager, production manager and bassist. Marvin's touring and recording credits include Fred Hammond, Yolanda Adams, and Mary Mary among many others.