Discography

Rufus Reid As Leader

Quiet Pride – The Elizabeth Catlett Project – Large Ensemble with 2 French Horn and Voice -2014 Motéma MTM -114
Hues of a Different Blue – “Out Front” Trio with guests -2011 Motéma MTM -58
Out Front – The Rufus Reid Trio -2010 Motéma MTM -36
Live At The Kennedy Center – Rufus Reid Quintet -2007  Motema MTM 00009
The Gait Keeper – Rufus Reid -2003 Sunnyside SSC 1106
Perpetual Stroll – Rufus Reid Sunnyside SSC 1027-D
Seven Minds – Rufus Reid Trio Sunnyside SSC1010
Corridor To The Limits – Rufus Reid Sunnyside SSC1043D

Rufus Reid As Co-Leader

Mirth Song – Harold Danko/Rufus Reid Duo Sunnyside SSC100
Song for Luis – Ron Jackson/Rufus Reid Master Mix CHECD 00115
“Doublebass” Delights – Rufus Reid/Michael Moore Double Time DTRCD 117
The Intimacy of the Bass – Rufus Reid/Michael Moore Double Time DTRCD-198
Alone Together – Rufus Reid/Peter Ind Wave Records CD36

Co-Leader with Akira Tana

Yours And Mine – TanaReid Concord Jazz 4440
Passing Thought – TanaReid Concord Jazz 4505
Blue Motion – TanaReid Evidence ECD22075-2
Rumour – TanaReid plays the music of Charles Licata Charles Publishing CL 2
Looking Forward – TanaReid Evidence ECD 221114-2
Back To Front –TanaReid Evidence ECD 2206-2
Sound Circle – Asian American Jazz Trio Evidence ECD 22108-2
Moon Over The World  – Asian American Jazz Trio King Records KICJ 163

Help Ned Mann Fight ALS

Finding My Way Home – Volume 1: the Electric Session  ~  Volume 2:  the Acoustic Session

The United States Air Force

I’ll Be Home, Dimensions in Blue – USAF Band of the West – USAF(“Come Out And Play” by Rufus Reid)
The Jazz Heritage Series – 2009 Radio Broadcasts – Airmen of Note(“On A Never Ending Stroll” – “The Meddler” – “Elegy” composed by Rufus Reid)
Drums
Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition Inflation Blues
Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition Album Album
ECM 1244
ECM 25010 1E
Weaver of Dreams – Ben Riley Joken Records, 212-741-3949
Fly Me To The Moon – Takeshi Inomata’s The New York Jazz Quartet Sticks ST-98722
Chatterbox – Tsutomu Kojima Windsor Publishing WPJ-001
Jazz Battle – George Kawaguchi & The All Stars King Records KICJ 40
Young Men and Olds – Ed Thigpen Timeless CDSJP 330
Urban Grooves – Joe Chambers VRCL 6003
Bambu Sun – Corina Bartra & Azu Blue Spiral 006
Trombone
J.J. Johnson
The Brass Orchestra – J.J. Johnson Verve314 537 321 2
Quintergy – Live At The Village Vanguard – J.J. Johnson Antilles422-848-2142
J.J. Johnson Standards Antilles 314-510 059
Vivian – J.J. Johnson Concord Jazz 4521
Let’s Hang Out – J.J. Johnson Emarcy 514 4542
Heroes – J.J. Johnson Verve 314 528 864-2
J.J.Johnson’s Last Concert DVD Jamey Aebersold
New York Breed – Conrad Herwig Double Time DYRCO-108
Stance – Shigeharu Mukai P-Vine Records, Tokyo
Hit The Bricks – John Fedchock Reservoir RSR CD 163
Inspiration – Jason Jackson – 2013 Jacmus Records JR1002
Clarinet
Late – Alvin Batiste Columbia CN 53314
Street Wind – Eddie Daniels Marlin 2214
Piano Players
Kenny Barron
Autumn In New York – Kenny Barron Uptown UP27.26
The Moment – Kenny Barron Trio Reservoir RSR CD 121
Other Places – Kenny Barron Verve 519-699-2
Spirit Song – Kenny Barron Verve 314 543 180
Ray Bryant
All Mine and Yours – Ray Bryant Emarcy EJD-13
“Bassie & Ellington” – Ray Bryant Emarcy
Golden Earrings – Ray Bryant Emarcy 32JD-10161
Blue Moods – Ray Bryant Emarcy EJD-5
Harold Danko
Coincidence _ Harold Danko Dreamstreet DR104
The First Love Song – Harold Danko Jazz City D28Y0204
Andrew Hill
Shades – Andrew Hill Trio and Quartet Soul Note SN1113
Eternal Spirit – Andrew Hill Blue Note B1 92051
Rob Schneiderman
New Outlook – Rob Schneiderman Reservoir RSR CD 106
Dancing In The Dark – Rob Schneiderman Reservoir RSR 152
Smooth Sailing – Rob Schneiderman Reservoir RSR CD114
Standards – Rob Schneiderman Reservoir RSR CD 126
Keepin’ in the Groove – Rob Schneiderman Reservoir RSR CD 144
Sumi Tonooka
With An Open Heart – Sumi Tonooka Radiant RR5601
Taking Time – Sumi Tonooka Candid CCD 79502
Here Comes Kai – Sumi Tonooka Candid CCD 79516
Taking Time – Sumi Tonooka Candid CCD 79502
Secret Places – Sumi Tonooka Joken BK-103
Norman Simmons
500 Miles High – Shoko and Norman Beagle Recording Co
The Heat and the Sweet – Norman Simmons Songbook Milljac Pub MJP 1007
Tomoko Ohno
Affirmation – Tomoko Ohno Tokuma Japan TKCB-71774
Natural Woman – Tomoko Ohno Tokuma Japan TKCB-72043
James Williams
Progress Report – James Williams Sextet Sunnyside SSC1012
Out Of Nowhere – James Williams – Vol 3 (one tune) Finas Music 103
Music For a While – James Williams – Vol 4 (one tune) Finas Music 104
Jon Mayer
The Classics – Jon Mayer Reservoir Music RSR CD 175
Full Circle – Jon Mayer Reservoir Music RSR CD 169
George Cables
Circle – George Cables Contemporary C14015
A Letter to Dexter – George Cables Kind of Blue KOB 10006
More Pianists
Rapport – Ran Blake Arista Novus AN3006
Mirage – The Awakening Black Jazz DJQD15
Ties – Buddy Montgomery Bean Records BW102
Textures – Albert Daley Muse MR5256
Joe Meets The Rhythm Section – Horace Parlan Timeless SJP 249
For The Moment – Barry Harris Uptown Records
Naturally – Hal Galper Blackhawk BKH529-1D
Gerald’s People – Mike Wofford Plays Gerald Wilson Discovery DS-951
Waiting In The Wings – Geoff Keezer Sunnyside SSC 10350
Blues In Five Dimensions – Mickey Tucker Quartet Steeplechase 31258
Hank Jones With The Meridian String Quartet LRC LTC CDC 902
Those Quiet Days – Eddie Higgins Sunnyside SSC 1052D
Going Places – Michel Sardaby Mantra 050
Occasion To Rise – Michele Rosewoman Trio Something Else 5538
From Kirk To Nat – Kirl Lightsey Trio Criss Cross Jazz 1050
A Spanish Treasure – Tete Montoliu Trio Concord Jazz 4493
Play-cation – Alan Farnham Concord Jazz 4521
Jazz Alive at Pittsburgh – Tom McKinley Trio MMC2006
Below Zero – Stefan Karlsson Justice Records JR 0703-2
Comfortable Tension – Kuni Mikami Vega Records  ART 1001
Ice Scape – Reuben Brown Trio SteepleChase  31423
Miki – Sanpei Ohno TFA 001
Good-Bye My Pal – Hiro Takada HT 1001
Portait in NYC – Hiro Takada HT-1003
For My Mother – Miki Kono Miki Record MK-7315
Are You Married – Miki Kono Satellites 0012
September of Tears – Roberta Piket Trio MECJ – 2016
Live At Shanghai Jazz – Marian Mc Partland Concord Jazz CCD-4991-2
Suite Talk – Heather Bennett Apria 050621
Miscellaneous
Game Changer – Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band – 2012
The Windmills of Your Mind – Toots Thielemans (harmonica) Capri RecordsEmarcy PHCE-5001
The Matteson-Phillips TubaJazz Consort A&R Records, Dallas
Something Old Something New – Bobby Roatch (French horn) Sunnyside SSC 10461
Charlie Parker Memorial Concert Cadet 60002
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis
The Thad Jones and Mel Lewis Quartet (CD A&R 0830) Artist House AH3
Monica Zetterlung – Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra EMI 7C 062-35454
Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra Plays The Music of Bobby Brookmeyer Gryphon G912
Vibes & Marimba
Cruisin’ The ‘Bird – Bobby Hutcherson Landmark LLP-1517
Escape – Steve Hobbs Cexton Records-Santa Ana, CA
Guitarists
Kenny Burrell
Listen To The Dawn – Kenny Burrell Muse MR5264
A La Carte – Kenny Burrell Muse Mr5317
Sunup To Sundown – Kenny Burrell Fantasy 1-1014
Ellington A La Carte – Kenny Burrell Muse MCD 5435
Lucky So and So – Kenny Burrell Concord Jazz 4951-2
Red Hot and Blues – Barney Kessel ContemporaryC-14044
Secundum Artem – Ted Dunbar Xanadu 181
Feliz – Jerome Barde Sunnyside SSC 1042
Too Marvelous For Words – Joe Carter & Rufus Reid Duo Empathy Records
Rainy Night – Neil McNamara Bobnobo Records  4080
Acoustic Romance – Gene Bertoncini King Records KICJ 155
Colours & Dimensions – Peter Leitch Reservoir RSR CD 14
Tribute to Wes Montgomery, Vol I(William Ash, Kenny Burrell, Kevin Eubanks, Gene Bertoncini, Jack Wilkins, Rodney Jones) King Records (Evidence ECD 22049-2)
Tribute to Wes Montgomery, Vol II(William Ash, Kenny Burrell, Kevin Eubanks, Gene Bertoncini, Jack Wilkins, Rodney Jones) King Records (Evidence ECD 22051-1)
Rainy Night – Neil McNamara Bonobo Records  4084
Songs – Satoshi Inoue Paddle Wheel KICJ 384
Signature – Roni Ben-Hur Reservoir RSR CD 181
Trumpets
The Moon Is Waiting – Tim Hagans -2011 Palmetto Records -2011
Art Farmer
New Jazztet – Art Farmer & Benny Golson Baystate
You Make Me Smile – Art Farmer Soul Note SN1076
Something To Live For- Art Farmer Fantasy
Blame It On MY Youth – Art Farmer ContemporaryC-14042
Ph.D. – Art Farmer Contemporary C14055
Freddie Hubbard
Life Flight – Freddie Hubbard Blue Note BT-85 139
Topsy – Standard Book – Freddie Hubbard Alfa ALCR-5
Donald Byrd
Harlem Blues – Donald Byrd Landmark LLP-1516
A City Called Heaven – Donald Byrd Landmark LCD 1530-2
John McNeil
Embarkation – John McNeil Steeplechase SCS1099
Clean Sweep – John McNeil Steeplechase
Incantation – The Forefront Forefront Pub.
In The Forefront – The Forefront Forefront Pub.
Blue Jay Sessions – Mike Metheny Headfirst Records
Hangin’ Out – Joe Wilder & Joe Newman Concord Jazz
Claudio! – Claudio Roditi Uptown Records
Clarion Echoes – Frank Gordon Soul Note SN1096
Time Change – Fred Jacobs M/Art Music 11690
Remembrance -Eddie Allen Quintet Venus Jazz
Creepin’ With Clark – Clark Terry and Mike Vax Summit Records DCD 273
The Stamm/Soph Project (Marvin Stamm/Ed Soph) Marstam#02
Saxophonists
Tim Hegarty Tribute – Tim Hegarty -2014 Miles High Records MHR8623
Magic 201 -2013 – Frank Wess -2013 IPO Recordings, Inc IPOC1025
ibiji – Paul Liberman -2011 Fall Awake Music
New Ties and Binds – Don Aliquo/Clay Jenkins Quintet -2014 Don Aliquo & Clay Jenkins
Sun & Shield – Don Aliquo -2011 Artists Recording Collective ARC-2284
The Mancini Project – Ted Nash -2008 Palmetto Records PM 2134
Nick Brignola
What It Takes – Nick Brignola Reservoir RSR 117
The flight of the Eagle – Nick Brignola Reservoir RSR CD 145
Eddie Harris
Is It In – Eddie Harris Atlantic SD1659
Instant Death – Eddie Harris Atlantic 1611
Eddie Harris Sings The Blues Atlantic 1625
Excursion – Eddie Harris Atlantic SD2311
Dexter Gordon
The Chase! – Gene Ammons & Dexter Gordon Prestige 10010
A Gordon Cantata –  Dexter Gordon West Wind 2078
Sophisticated Giant – Dexter Gordon Columbia JC24989
Manhattan Symphonie – Dexter Gordon Columbia JC35608
Great Encounters – Dexter Gordon Columbia JC35978
Nights At The Keystone – Dexter  Gordon Blue Note 85112on
Backstairs – Dexter Gordon JLR 103.603
Lee Konitz
Lee Konitz Nonet Roulette
Figure And Spirit – Lee Konitz Progressive KUX13G
Ideal Scene – Lee Konitz Soul Note Sn 1119
Benny Golson
New Jazztet – Art Farmer & Benny Golson Baystate
Benny Golson Quartet LRC CD9018
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerts – Benny Golson’s NY Orch Alfa Jazz 29R2-38
Stan Getz
Anniversary Vol. 1: Stan Getz at Montmartre Emarcy EJD-1023
Serenity – Stan Getz Emarcy 838 770-2
Jane Ira Bloom
Art And Aviation – Jane Ira Bloom Arabesque AJ0107
The Nearness – Jane Ira Bloom Arabesque AJ0120
Dave Liebman
Time Line – Dave Liebman OWL Records 065CD
Setting The Standard – Dave Liebman Red Records 123255-2
Frank Wess & Frank Foster
Frankly Speaking – Frank Wess & Frank Foster Concord Jazz
Two For The Blues – Frank Wess & Frank Foster Pablo 2310-905
Bob Mover
In The Tradition – Bob Mover Xanadu 187
Things Unseen! – Bob Mover Xanadu 194
You Go To My Head – Bob Mover JazzCity D22Y0324
Bob Rockwell
The Bob Rockwell Trio Steeplechase 31242
Reconstruction – Bob Rockwell Steeplechase 31270
Ricky Ford
Tenor For The Times – Ricky Ford Muse MR5250
Shorter Ideas – Ricky Ford Muse MR5314
George Robert
Inspiration – George Robert TCB Records TCB 20852
Soul Searching – George Robert DIW Records  – DIW-947
DeLawd’s Blues – Billy Mitchell Quintet Xanadu 182
X-75, Vol I – Henry Threadgill Arista Novus AN3013
New Jazztet – Art Farmer & Benny Golson Baystate
Confessin’ – John Stubblefield Soul Note SN1095
New Picture – Jimmy Heath Landmark LLP1506
Manhattan Burn – Paquito D’ Rivera Columbia
Higher Ground – Bill Barron Joken BK-102
Round Trip – Ralph Moore Reservoir RSR104
Good People – Jed Levy Reservoir RSR105
Excursion In Blue – John Handy Quartet Records Q1005
The Standard Joe – Joe Henderson Red Records123248-2
What Am I Here For? – Harold Ashby Criss Cross Jazz 1054
Benny Carter:  All That Jazz–Live At Princeton MusicMasters5059-2C
Mel Martin Plays Benny Carter Enja Records ENJ-90412
Horn of Passion – Jesse Davis Concord Jazz 4465
Focusing In – Dan Faulk Criss Cross 1076CD
God Son – Eric Wyatt King Records KICJ 313
Sax Legends Vol 1,2 King Records KICJ 140
Secret Agent Men King Records KICJ 135
Bop City – Live At Birdland – Greg Abate Candid CCD 79513
The Colossal Saxophone Sessions (Konitz,Woods,Coleman,Shepp, etc) Evidence ECD 22130-2
Key of The Moment – Peter Weniger Mons Records CD1901
Uncommon Threads – Jay Collins Reservoir RSR CD 135
Eternal Affection – Tetsuro Kawashima King KICJ 364
From The Heart – Pat LaBarbera Justin Time JUST 163-2
Focus On Stan Getz: Live at Severance Hall – Ernie Krivda Cadence CJR 1165
Jazz Folk – Don Aliquo Young Warrior Records YW300
Charlie Cat 2 – Buddy De Franco ARBORS ARCD 19349
Gracefullee – Grace Kelly & Lee Konitz Pazz Productions Pazz15-8
Vocalists
Come a little closer – Laika -2012 Universal Music France 371 468-4 -2012
You’ll See – Holli Ross -2011 PD811 -2011
Life of the Music – Lauren Hooker -2010 Miles High Records MHR8613 -2010
Magic – Nancy Marano Laughing Face Productions
Carol Sloane
Love You Madly – Carol Sloane Contemporary C14049
The Real Thing – Carol Sloane Contemporary 14060
Helen Merrill
Chasin’ The Bird – Helen Merrill Inner City IC1080
Brownie – homage to Clifford Brown – Helen Merrill Verve 522363-2
Madeline Eastman
Point of Departure – Madeline Eastman MadKat MKCD1002
The Speed of Life – Madeline Eastman MadKat MKCD
Can You Hear me Now? – Madeline Eastman MadKat MKCD
Nancy Harrow
Anything goes – Nancy Harrow Audiophile AP142
Winter Dreams – Nancy Harrow Artist House
Nancy Wilson
Kaleidoscope – Nancy Wilson Capitol ST852
R.S.V.P Rare Songs, Very Special – Nancy Wilson MCG Jazz 1013
Turned To Blue – Nancy Wilson MCG Jazz 1022
More vocalists
My Mother’s Eyes – Etta Jones Muse MR5145
Mel Torme Live At Marty’s Finesse W2X 37484
Love Is Here – Roslyn Burrough Sunnyside SSC 1009
Classic Chris Connor Fantasy C-14023
Shannon Gibbons Soul Note SN 1163
A Jimmy Van Heusen Songbook – Shannon Gibbons, Martin Taylor, Rufus Reid Degga Entertainment Ltd, 212-662-4886
Love Is Not A Game – Meredith D’Ambrosio Sunnyside SSC 1051D
R+B=Ruth Brown – Ruth Brown (One tune with Ruth and Bonnie Raitt) Bullseye Blues CD BB 9583
The Songs of My Life – Ruth Brown Fantasy RFCD-9665-2
Blue Skies – Giacomo Gates dmp CD-30001
Larry O’Leno Sings Billy Strayhorn Battery Records
Unfolding The Peacocks – Jeri Brown Justin Time Records
Honey and Rue – Kathleen Battle Deutche Grammophone 437 787-2
Winter Moon – Jody Sandhaus Saranac Records   SR CD 1002
Everything I Need – Carol Fredette Brownstone BRCD 9903
Con Alma, A Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie – Judy Rafat Timelessti CD SJP448
Best Regards – Kayoko Miyama with TanaReid and Mark Soskin Sound Hills SSCD-8067
Jazzy Road – Naoko Fujimoto Afro Blue BCD-99021
Eternal Affection – Tetsuro Kawashima Paddle Wheel KICJ 364
You Are Too Beautiful – Kuni Mikami ART-1001
Let Yourself Go – Judi Silvano ZOHO Music  ZM 200412
Live The Life, Ilona Knopfler Mack Avenue 1021
Le temps d’une chanson – Juliette Greco Polydor 9844969
Judy Niemack in the Sundance BluJazz 3374 – 2009

UPCOMING APPEARANCES

  • 10/06/2016 - 10/09/2016
    The Rufus Reid Trio at The Jazz Standard, NYC
    The Jazz Standard
    New York City, NY
  • 12/04/2016 - 12/11/2016
    Rufus Reid – MSUFCU Guest Artist in Residence
    MIchigan State University College of Music
    East Lansing, MI
  • 02/10/2017 - 02/11/2017
    Rufus Reid at The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Pittsburgh
    MCG Jazz
    Pittsburgh, PA
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