Great four days with Ted Nash at Dizzy’s Club, NYC

I had so much fun playing Ted’s music with Matt Wilson, Warren Wolf, Gary Versace and Ted Nash, of course, playing all his instruments ~ he even took a solo on piccolo! We played a variety of music, some from

FANTASTIC experience at the 50th Elmhurst Jazz Festival

I just want to mention to those who read my posts, that this Festival was an incredible experience for everyone. Doug Beach does an incredible job creating an experience for these students. To my delight I, too, had a fantastic

Rufus Reid at The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild

I cannot think of a better way to celebrate my 73rd birthday! I’m going to Pittsburgh, PA, to do a full Rufus Reid Tribute to Ray Brown & to celebrate The 30th Year of The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild. This fantastic

2016 Harvard University Jazz Master In Residence

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 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.

UPCOMING APPEARANCES

  • 04/23/2017
    World Premiere for Rufus Reid composition
    Raleigh Civic Symphony
    Raleigh,, North Carolina
  • 04/30/2017
    Rufus Reid Trio, Arlington, MA, Jazz Festival
    The Sixth Annual ​Arlington Jazz Festival
    Arlington, Massachusetts
  • 05/18/2017 - 05/20/2017
    Rufus Reid at The 2017 Symposium of ISJAC
    2017 International Jazz Composers Symposium
    Tampa, Florida
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