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M.B. Gordy received his Bachelor's Degree from Glassboro State College and his Master's Degree from California Institute of the Arts with extensive study of ethnic percussion. He has performed with the LA Philharmonic, The National Symphony, The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, The Long Beach Opera, The Pasadena Pops and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Pageant of the Masters.

From 2001 until April of 2005, M.B. was the percussionist/drummer for the Doobie Brothers. He has played with the likes of Frank Zappa, John Tesh, Three Dog Night, and Josh Groben along with many others. M.B. is currently playing drums for Rita Coolidge. He has recorded with Green Day, REO Speedwagon, Neil Diamond, My Chemical Romance, and Bill Withers to name a few. M.B. has also had the fortune of working with noted producers such as Peter Asher, Don Was, Mat Wallace, Rob Cavallo, and Scotty Morris.

M.B. has been incredibly successful performing for films, telelvision and theatre. Some of his credits for film are: Red Dragon, Transformers, We Are Marshall, Get Him to the Greek, and 3:10 to Yuma. He has played drums for television shows such as Mad Men, The Mentalist, The Tonight Show, Battlestar Galactica, Good Morning America, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and many more. M.B. has also performed in the theatre productions of The Lion King, The Color Purple West Side Story, Camelot, and Bring It On to name a few.

 

2011     Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception [Original Video Game Soundtrack]     Drums, Percussion
2011     The Rum Diary [Original Soundtrack]     Christopher Young     Drums
2010     Get Him to the Greek     Infant Sorrow     Percussion
2010     Music from Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore         Percussion
2010     The Tudors: Season 3     Trevor Morris     Percussion
2010     Repo Men         Percussion
2010     The Pacific [Original Score]     Hans Zimmer     Percussion
2010     The Town     Harry Gregson-Williams     Percussion
2009     Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen -- The Score     Steve Jablonsky     Percussion
2009     Battlestar Galactica: Season Four [Syfy Channel Series]     Bear McCreary     Percussion
2009     Caprica [Original Soundtrack]     Bear McCreary     Percussion, Soloist
2009     The Tudors Season 2 [Original Series Soundtrack]     Trevor Morris     Percussion
2008     Eureka [Original Soundtrack from the Sci-Fi Channel Television Series]     Drums, Percussion
2008     The Pineapple Express         Percussion
2008     Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles [Original Television Soundtrack]     Drums, Percussion
2008     The Grand [Music from the Motion Picture]     Stephen Endelman     Drums
2007     Battlestar Galactica: Season Three [Original Television Soundtrack]     Percussion
2007     Bloodsport [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Paul Hertzog     Percussion
2007     Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Percussion
2007     Transformers: The Score [Original Motion Picture Score]     Steve Jablonsky     Percussion
2007     Woodstock: The Mystery of Destiny     David Young     Drums, Main Personnel
2007     Wrong Turn 2: Dead End [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Contractor, Percussion
2006     Battlestar Galactica: Season Two [Sci Fi Channel Series]     Bear McCreary     Contractor, Percussion
2006     Poseidon [Music from the Motion Picture]     Klaus Badelt     Drums
2006     The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada [Original Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Percussion
2006     X2: X-Men United [Original Motion Picture Score]     John Ottman     Percussion
2005     Fantastic 4 [Original Motion Picture Score]     John Ottman     Percussion
2004     Day After Tomorrow     Harald Kloser     Percussion
2004     I, Robot [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Percussion
2004     The Company [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Percussion
2003     Daredevil [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Percussion
2003     X2 [Original Motion Picture Score]     John Ottman     Percussion
2002     Eight Legged Freaks [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Ottman     Percussion
2002     The Scorpion King [Original Motion Picture Score]     John Debney     Ethnic Percussion
2001     Joy Ride [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Percussion
2001     The Glass House [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Christopher Young     Percussion
2000     Steal This Movie [Original Score]         Drums, Percussion
1998     Rounders     Christopher Young     Drums
1996     Crow: City of Angels     Graeme Revell     Drums, Percussion
1996     Set It Off [Original Motion Picture Score]     Christopher Young     Drums
1994     The Crow [Score]     Graeme Revell     Percussion
    The Tale of Despereaux [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Percussion
    Human Target: Season 1     Bear McCreary     Percussion

 

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