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January 2017
January 19 Rufus Reid to speak at Duke Ellington Society

Come help me celebrate the life and legacy of Duke Ellington.

Saint Peter's Church,
The Duke Ellington Society
619 Lexington Ave
New York, NY
January 24 Rufus Reid at Elmhurst College, Illinois

Guest Artist/Adjudicator for The 50th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival

8:15 pm Friday,
“The Judges Concert”
with Michael Abene, Denis Di Blasio,
Pat LaBarbera, Dennis Mackrel,
Andy Martin, & Bobby Shew

Info: (630) 279-4100

Elmhurst College
The 50th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
February 2017
February 10-11 Rufus Reid at The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Pittsburgh

Ray Brown Tribute
To celebrate MCG Jazz’ 30th annual season!
Rufus Reid with a Bass Choir, The Rufus Reid Trio and The Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra

Rufus Reid – bass
Steve Allee – piano
Duduka Da Fonseca – drums

More Info: 412.323.4000


The Manchester Craftsmen's Guild
MCG Jazz
1815 Metropolitan Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
April 2017
April 23 World Premiere for Rufus Reid composition

“Lake Tyrrell In Innisfree” composed by Rufus Reid
for the Concert
“A River Runs Through It”
by the Raleigh Civic Symphony.
With this concert the Raleigh Civic Symphony presents music inspired by rivers and water.

Commissioned by the Raleigh Civic Symphony, North Carolina State University
With the Support of the North Carolina State Sustainability Fund
Peter Askim, Music Director

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union
Raleigh Civic Symphony
2610 Cates Ave
Raleigh,, North Carolina 27607
April 30 Rufus Reid Trio, Arlington, MA, Jazz Festival

The Rufus Reid Trio in Concert!

Morningside Music Studio
13A Medford St Arlington, MA 02474

Arlington Town Hall
The Sixth Annual ​Arlington Jazz Festival
Arlington, Massachusetts 02474
6:00pm - 8:30 pm
May 2017
May 18-20 Rufus Reid at The 2017 Symposium of ISJAC

The International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers

The 2017 Jazz Composers’ Symposium will bring jazz composers and arrangers of all backgrounds together. This is your opportunity to connect with your fellow composers as well as celebrated Master Artists.

Maria Schneider will be there!
Billy Childs will be there!
Chuck Owen will be there!
John Hollenbeck will be there!
I will be there!

Membership is FREE! JOIN!
The International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers is FREE and OPEN to all who practice and love the art of jazz composition and arranging.

University of South Florida
2017 International Jazz Composers Symposium
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33620
June 2017
June 5-10 Rufus Reid at The International Society of Bassists Conference

Do not miss this wonderful week of seeing your old friends and meeting new ones! I must leave Friday morning, but do not miss Saturday or the Saturday night concert!

Ithica College
953 Danby Rd
Ithaca , New York 14850
June 10-17 Rufus Reid teaching at The Steans Music Institute

This Program for Jazz focuses on composition and small ensemble improvisation.
All 15 fellows write original music while here.
The concert will feature their original music.
It is a real pleasure to be working with these young musicians.

Steans Music Institute
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
June 26-30 Rufus Reid ~ Skidmore Jazz Institute

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Skidmore Jazz Institute!
Directed by Todd Coolman

Info: 518-580-5447

Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College
Skidmore Jazz Institute
815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866
July 2017
July 2-14 Rufus Reid ~ Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops

Yes! I will be here for both weeks!

Choose from 2 Great Weeks of Jazz:

July 2nd thru July 7th
July 9th thru July 14th

Call with ANY questions!

University of Louisville
Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops
Louisville, Kentucky 40292