Jazz en Rafale ~ Montreal

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

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

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

Composers Now

The Composers Now Festival celebrates living composers, the diversity of their voices and the significance of their musical contributions to our society.  You can go to their site and see a very short video regarding my Feb 26 appearance at

Back to Real Life!

I had a great time at the GRAMMYS.  The best was to share this unique experience with our two dear friends, Marji Fujiki and Akria Tana. Akira was my Producer on this recording project, QUIET PRIDE. I did not get


  • 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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