New Breed Music released the following statement today regarding the death of drummer Marvin McQuitty:
It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of legendary drummer, musician Marvin McQuitty on Tuesday, September 11 in Houston, TX. Drummer Marvin McQuitty 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.
McQuitty, a true talent, made an indelible impact on music and his loss is felt throughout the industry. His humble spirit, kindness and generosity will be missed.
In lieu of flowers and other gifts the McQuitty Family is requesting that donations be made in honor of Marvin to support his daughter's college education. To make a donation via any major credit card or Paypal, login in to any one of the following sites: www.marvinmcquitty.com or www.newbreedmusic.com. Checks may also be mailed/made payable to: Grace Church of Humble and designated to Marvin McQuitty Memorial Fund and mailed to the address above.
While we will miss his presence here on earth, we look forward to the day when we will see him again.