McCleny Hunter Jr.
Drummer, Educator, Composer

McClenty is a Grammy-nominated drummer who began his musical journey as a young artist in the church. He has worked with jazz icons such as Lou Donaldson, Cedar Walton, Buster Williams and Curtis Fuller, among others.

Featured in the February 2016 edition of Modern Drummer magazine

McClenty’s masterful work can be heard on several notable recordings: 

The Stryker & Slagel Band’s Expand (2016), Dave Styrker’s Messin With Mr. T (2015),

 Javon Jackson’s Live at Smoke: Expression (2013) and Kenny Garrett’s Grammy-nominated LP Pushing The World Away (2013)