2016 Harvard University Jazz Master In Residence

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I cannot tell you the thrill one gets walking around Harvard! This Residency is such an honor. I have already met with the Harvard Jazz Band and am looking forward to the concert April 9, under the direction of Yosvany

Premiere at Michigan State University

Gwen & Micahel Dease

Gwen and Michael Dease commissioned me to write a composition for concert marimba, trombone and bass. I presented them with “Beguiled.” They premiered this trio composition with Rodney Whittiker on bass Friday evening, September 25, 2015, at Michigan Stage University.

Jazz en Rafale ~ Montreal

Workshop at McGill University, Montreal, 2015

I had a fantastic rehearsal today with the JAZZLAB ORCHESTRA playing my “Quiet Pride” music here in Montreal. I could not be happier. We have one more tomorrow to get deeper into the music, so Saturday night’s concert, March 21,

Chicago Jazz Magazine

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The Chicago Jazz Magazine  http://www.chicagojazz.com/magazine/rufus-reid…in-his-own-words-1348.html really did a number on me.  An interview turned into a four page spread with photos that will make you smile.  It is on-line, without photos.  To see the fun, you will have to find

The Big Band Sound of Rufus Reid

Rufus rehearsing his large ensemble 2/12/2015

The Jazz Standard, two more days! Saturday, February 28,2015 ~ three sets; and Sunday, March 1, 2015 ~ two sets. It has been a fantastic two days, and you have to come and hear for yourself.  We have a review

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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