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.

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

UPCOMING APPEARANCES

  • 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
  • 06/05/2017 - 06/10/2017
    Rufus Reid at The International Society of Bassists Conference
    ISB
    Ithaca , New York
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