Performances

currently displaying upcoming events
for past performances, click here
July 2019
July 19-20 Rufus Reid ~ Artist in Residence ~ WPU Summer Jazz Workshop

I am happy to be appearing at William Paterson University’s Summer Jazz Workshop. I will be doing some Clincs/workshops on Thursday, July 18.

Concert: Friday night, July 19
Rufus Reid And Friends
Rufus Reid – bass
Sullivan Fortner – piano
Freddie Hendrix – trumpet
Sam Sadigursky – Saxophones
E.J. Strickland – drums
I am delighted to mention that Freddie Hendrix and Sam Sadigursky graduated from William Paterson University!

Shea Auditorium
WPU Summer Jazz Workshop
300 Pompton Road 973-720-2000
Wayne, NJ 07470
7:30pm Concert
October 2019
October 4 The Frank Kimbrough Quartet plays MONK at The Angra Jazz Festival, Azores

Frank Kimbrough formed this Quartet to record all the compositions (70) of Thelonious Monk. Sunnyside Communications released “MONK’S DREAMS: The complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk,” 2018, as a 6-CD Box Set.

Frank Kimbrough – Piano
Scott Robinson – Saxophones, Trumpet & Sarrusophone
Rufus Reid – Bass
Billy Drummond – Drums

Performances will be held in the new Centro Cultural e de Congressos de Angra do Heroísmo, an old bullfight ring transformed into a cultural center. The semi circular auditorium turns into a big jazz club!

Centro Cultural e de Congressos de Angra do Heroísmo
Angra Jazz Festival International
Angra do Heroismo
Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal
11:30pm concert
October 17-20 The 75th Birthday of Rufus Reid ~ Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, NYC

Rufus will celebrate his 75th Year at Dizzy’s
——————–with———————–
The Big Band Sound of Rufus Reid

~New Music to be performed
~Favorites to be heard
Hear the compositional explorations
of Rufus Reid.

Conducted by Dennis Mackrel

This Star-studded large ensemble includes:
Rhythm Section:
Rufus Reid – bass
Steve Allee – piano
Vic Juris – guitar
Chris Beck – drums

Reeds:
Steve Wilson – lead alto
Scott Robinson
Anton Denner
Tom Christensen
Carl Maraghi

Brass:
Trumpets:
Frank Greene – lead
Ingrid Jensen
Tim Hagans
Freddie Hendrix

Trombones:
Ryan Keberle – lead
Dion Tucker
Gina Benalcazar
David Taylor – bass trombone

Come hear these great musicians and this exciting music.
Be sure to make reservations.
212-258-9595
Visit/Reservations

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
10 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
Two Sets, 7:30pm & 9:30pm