Kevin McDonald

Drummer and percussionist Kevin McDonald's performance credits include Dave Liebman, Mark Turner, Paquito D’Rivera, Miguel Zenon, Bob Mintzer, Randy Brecker, and Lee Konitz in international venues including Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, The White House,The U.S. Library of Congress, JEN, The Midwest Clinic, and Bimhuis. A Ph.D. candidate in Musicology at The Catholic University of America researching the intersection of jazz arts and twentieth-century American cultural identity, McDonald serves as Adjunct Professor of Applied Jazz Percussion at George Mason University's School of Music and as drummer for the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy's premier jazz ensemble and a presidential support specialty group of the Navy's flagship musical institution based in Washington, D.C. McDonald is a proud endorsing artist for Zildjian Cymbals, Ludwig Drums, Vic Firth Drumsticks, and Remo Drumheads.