Marvin "Smitty" Smith (born June 24, 1961) is an American jazz drummer and composer.
Marvin Smith was born in Waukegan, Illinois, where his father, Marvin Sr., was a drummer. "Smitty" was exposed to music at a young age, receiving formal musical training at the age of three. 
After graduating from Waukegan East High School, Smith attended Berklee,  graduating in 1981. Smith has recorded 200 albums with various artists, as well as two solo albums.  He has toured with, among others, Sting, Dave Holland, Sonny Rollins, Willie Nelson and Steve Coleman.  He is a former member of The New York Jazz Quartet,  and was the drummer for the Tonight Show with Jay Leno band, led by Kevin Eubanks, from January 30, 1995  until the show's end on May 29, 2009. Smith was also the drummer for the Jay Leno Show band in 2009-10.[ citation needed ]
With Michel Camilo ( One More Once , 1994)
With Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison
With Hamiet Bluiett
With Joanne Brackeen
With Igor Butman
With Donald Byrd
With Don Byron
With Steve Coleman and M-Base
With Larry Coryell
With Ray Drummond
With Robin Eubanks
With Art Farmer
With Frank Foster and Frank Wess
With Benny Golson
With Gunter Hampel New York Orchestra
With John Hicks
With Dave Holland
With Andy Jaffe
With the Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet
With Carmen Lundy
With Buddy Montgomery
With Ralph Moore
With David Murray
With David "Fathead" Newman
With Joe Newman and Joe Wilder
With Emily Remler
With Sonny Rollins
With Michel Sardaby
With Archie Shepp
With Harvie Swartz, Mick Goodrick, and John Abercrombie
With McCoy Tyner
With Gebhard Ullmann, Andreas Willers, and Bob Stewart
With Bobby Watson
Kevin Tyrone Eubanks is an American jazz and fusion guitarist and composer. He was the leader of The Tonight Show Band with host Jay Leno from 1995 to 2010. He also led the Primetime Band on the short lived The Jay Leno Show.
Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz singer, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. She is one of the most successful female Jazz singers and has been described by critic Gary Giddins as "a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack [who has] expanded the playing field" by incorporating blues, country, and folk music into her work. She has won numerous awards, including two Grammys, and was named "America's Best Singer" by Time magazine in 2001.
David “Dave” Holland is an English jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader who has been performing and recording for five decades. He has lived in the United States for over 40 years.
Robin Eubanks is an American jazz and jazz fusion slide trombonist, the brother of guitarist Kevin Eubanks and trumpeter Duane Eubanks. His uncles are jazz pianist Ray Bryant and bassist Tommy Bryant. His mother, Vera Eubanks, was famed pianist Kenny Barron's first piano teacher.
Geri Antoinette Allen was an American jazz pianist, composer, and educator. In addition to her career as a performer and bandleader, Allen was also an associate professor of music at the University of Pittsburgh and the director of the university's Jazz Studies program.
Bill Pierce is an American jazz saxophonist.
Rufus Reid is an American jazz bassist, educator, and composer.
Lonnie Plaxico is an American jazz double bassist.
The Razor's Edge is a studio album by English jazz bassist Dave Holland, released in 1987 via the ECM label. It features Holland’s quintet featuring alto saxophonist Steve Coleman, trumpeter Kenny Wheeler, trombonist Robin Eubanks and drummer ”Smitty” Smith.
Ray Drummond is an American jazz bassist and teacher. He also has an MBA from Stanford University, hence his linkage to the Stanford Jazz Workshop. He can be heard on hundreds of albums and co-leads The Drummonds with Renee Rosnes and Billy Drummond.
Ralph Peterson Jr. was an American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Frank Lacy is an American jazz trombonist who has spent many years as a member of the Mingus Big Band.
Kenny Davis is an American jazz bassist.
Tony Reedus was an American jazz drummer.
Branford Marsalis is an American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader. While primarily known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, he also performs frequently as a soloist with classical ensembles and has led the group Buckshot LeFonque. From 1992 to 1995 he led the Tonight Show Band.
Extensions is an album by jazz bassist Dave Holland released on the ECM label in 1990. The record is Dave Holland's eighth album to be released on the ECM label. It features two members of his previous quintet— saxophonist Steve Coleman and drummer Marvin "Smitty" Smith—alongside guitarist Kevin Eubanks, in his first appearance on a Holland record. Holland recorded "Processional" again on his later sextet album Pass It On.
Jerome Harris is an American jazz musician specializing in electric and acoustic bass guitar, electric guitar, voice, and occasionally lap steel and small percussion.
This is the discography for American jazz musician Chico Freeman.
Akira Tana is an American jazz drummer.
Thomas W. Campbell is an American jazz drummer.