Expanded Discography

Rufus Reid As Leader

It’s The Nights I Like – Rufus Reid with Sullivan Fortner – 2024Sunnyside
Celebration – The Rufus Reid Trio with The Sirius Quartet – 2022Sunnyside SSC1676
Always In The MomentDuo with Sullivan Fortner – 2020Newvelle Records ~ Fifth Season
Terrestrial Dance – Rufus Reid Trio with Steve Allee and Duduka Da Fonseca, featuring the Sirius Quartet -2017Newvelle Records ~ Second Season
Quiet Pride – The Elizabeth Catlett Project – Large Ensemble with 2 French Horn and Voice -2014Motéma MTM -114
Hues of a Different Blue – “Out Front” Trio with guests -2011Motéma MTM -58
Out Front – The Rufus Reid Trio -2010Motéma MTM -36
Live At The Kennedy Center – Rufus Reid Quintet -2007 Motema MTM 00009
The Gait Keeper – Rufus Reid -2003Sunnyside SSC 1106
Perpetual Stroll – Rufus ReidSunnyside SSC 1027-D
Seven Minds – Rufus Reid TrioSunnyside SSC1010
Corridor To The Limits – Rufus ReidSunnyside SSC1043D

Rufus Reid As Co-Leader

Mirth Song – Harold Danko/Rufus Reid DuoSunnyside SSC100
Song for Luis – Ron Jackson/Rufus ReidMaster Mix CHECD 00115
“Doublebass” Delights – Rufus Reid/Michael MooreDouble Time DTRCD 117
The Intimacy of the Bass – Rufus Reid/Michael MooreDouble Time DTRCD-198
Alone Together – Rufus Reid/Peter IndWave Records CD36

Co-Leader with Akira Tana

Yours And Mine – TanaReidConcord Jazz 4440
Passing Thought – TanaReidConcord Jazz 4505
Blue Motion – TanaReidEvidence ECD22075-2
Rumour – TanaReid plays the music of Charles LicataCharles Publishing CL 2
Looking Forward – TanaReidEvidence ECD 221114-2
Back To Front –TanaReidEvidence ECD 2206-2
Sound Circle – Asian American Jazz TrioEvidence ECD 22108-2
Moon Over The World  – Asian American Jazz TrioKing Records KICJ 163

Help Ned Mann Fight ALS

Finding My Way Home – Volume 1: the Electric Session  ~  Volume 2:  the Acoustic Session

The United States Air Force

I’ll Be Home, Dimensions in Blue – USAF Band of the West – USAF(“Come Out And Play” by Rufus Reid)
The Jazz Heritage Series – 2009 Radio Broadcasts – Airmen of Note(“On A Never Ending Stroll” – “The Meddler” – “Elegy” composed by Rufus Reid)


MONK’S DREAMS: The complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk
A 6-CD Box Set.
By Frank Kimbrough – Piano
with Rufus Reid – Bass
Billy Drummond – Drums
Scott Robinson – Saxophones, Trumpet & Sarrusophone
Sunnyside Records 
Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition Inflation Blues
Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition Album Album
ECM 1244
ECM 25010 1E
Weaver of Dreams – Ben RileyJoken Records, 212-741-3949
Fly Me To The Moon – Takeshi Inomata’s The New York Jazz QuartetSticks ST-98722
Chatterbox – Tsutomu KojimaWindsor Publishing WPJ-001
Jazz Battle – George Kawaguchi & The All StarsKing Records KICJ 40
Young Men and Olds – Ed ThigpenTimeless CDSJP 330
Urban Grooves – Joe ChambersVRCL 6003
Bambu Sun – Corina Bartra & AzuBlue Spiral 006
J.J. Johnson 
The Brass Orchestra – J.J. JohnsonVerve314 537 321 2
Quintergy – Live At The Village Vanguard – J.J. JohnsonAntilles422-848-2142
J.J. Johnson StandardsAntilles 314-510 059
Vivian – J.J. JohnsonConcord Jazz 4521
Let’s Hang Out – J.J. JohnsonEmarcy 514 4542
Heroes – J.J. JohnsonVerve 314 528 864-2
J.J.Johnson’s Last Concert DVDJamey Aebersold
New York Breed – Conrad HerwigDouble Time DYRCO-108
Stance – Shigeharu MukaiP-Vine Records, Tokyo
Hit The Bricks – John FedchockReservoir RSR CD 163
Inspiration – Jason Jackson – 2013Jacmus Records JR1002
Late – Alvin BatisteColumbia CN 53314
Street Wind – Eddie DanielsMarlin 2214
Piano Players 
Kenny Barron 
Autumn In New York – Kenny BarronUptown UP27.26
The Moment – Kenny Barron TrioReservoir RSR CD 121
Other Places – Kenny BarronVerve 519-699-2
Spirit Song – Kenny BarronVerve 314 543 180
Ray Bryant 
All Mine and Yours – Ray BryantEmarcy EJD-13
“Bassie & Ellington” – Ray BryantEmarcy
Golden Earrings – Ray BryantEmarcy 32JD-10161
Blue Moods – Ray BryantEmarcy EJD-5
Harold Danko 
Coincidence _ Harold DankoDreamstreet DR104
The First Love Song – Harold DankoJazz City D28Y0204
Andrew Hill 
Shades – Andrew Hill Trio and QuartetSoul Note SN1113
Eternal Spirit – Andrew HillBlue Note B1 92051
Rob Schneiderman 
New Outlook – Rob SchneidermanReservoir RSR CD 106
Dancing In The Dark – Rob SchneidermanReservoir RSR 152
Smooth Sailing – Rob SchneidermanReservoir RSR CD114
Standards – Rob SchneidermanReservoir RSR CD 126
Keepin’ in the Groove – Rob SchneidermanReservoir RSR CD 144
Sumi Tonooka 
With An Open Heart – Sumi TonookaRadiant RR5601
Taking Time – Sumi TonookaCandid CCD 79502
Here Comes Kai – Sumi TonookaCandid CCD 79516
Taking Time – Sumi TonookaCandid CCD 79502
Secret Places – Sumi TonookaJoken BK-103
Norman Simmons 
500 Miles High – Shoko and NormanBeagle Recording Co
The Heat and the Sweet – Norman Simmons SongbookMilljac Pub MJP 1007
Tomoko Ohno 
Affirmation – Tomoko OhnoTokuma Japan TKCB-71774
Natural Woman – Tomoko OhnoTokuma Japan TKCB-72043
James Williams 
Progress Report – James Williams SextetSunnyside SSC1012
Out Of Nowhere – James Williams – Vol 3 (one tune)Finas Music 103
Music For a While – James Williams – Vol 4 (one tune)Finas Music 104
Jon Mayer 
The Classics – Jon MayerReservoir Music RSR CD 175
Full Circle – Jon MayerReservoir Music RSR CD 169
George Cables 
Circle – George CablesContemporary C14015
A Letter to Dexter – George CablesKind of Blue KOB 10006
More Pianists 
Rapport – Ran BlakeArista Novus AN3006
Mirage – The AwakeningBlack Jazz DJQD15
Ties – Buddy MontgomeryBean Records BW102
Textures – Albert DaleyMuse MR5256
Joe Meets The Rhythm Section – Horace ParlanTimeless SJP 249
For The Moment – Barry HarrisUptown Records
Naturally – Hal GalperBlackhawk BKH529-1D
Gerald’s People – Mike Wofford Plays Gerald WilsonDiscovery DS-951
Waiting In The Wings – Geoff KeezerSunnyside SSC 10350
Blues In Five Dimensions – Mickey Tucker QuartetSteeplechase 31258
Hank Jones With The Meridian String QuartetLRC LTC CDC 902
Those Quiet Days – Eddie HigginsSunnyside SSC 1052D
Going Places – Michel SardabyMantra 050
Occasion To Rise – Michele Rosewoman TrioSomething Else 5538
From Kirk To Nat – Kirl Lightsey TrioCriss Cross Jazz 1050
A Spanish Treasure – Tete Montoliu TrioConcord Jazz 4493
Play-cation – Alan FarnhamConcord Jazz 4521
Jazz Alive at Pittsburgh – Tom McKinley TrioMMC2006
Below Zero – Stefan KarlssonJustice Records JR 0703-2
Comfortable Tension – Kuni MikamiVega Records  ART 1001
Ice Scape – Reuben Brown TrioSteepleChase  31423
Miki – Sanpei OhnoTFA 001
Good-Bye My Pal – Hiro TakadaHT 1001
Portait in NYC – Hiro TakadaHT-1003
For My Mother – Miki KonoMiki Record MK-7315
Are You Married – Miki KonoSatellites 0012
September of Tears – Roberta Piket TrioMECJ – 2016
Live At Shanghai Jazz – Marian Mc PartlandConcord Jazz CCD-4991-2
Suite Talk – Heather BennettApria 050621
Game Changer – Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band – 2012
The Windmills of Your Mind – Toots Thielemans (harmonica)Capri RecordsEmarcy PHCE-5001
The Matteson-Phillips TubaJazz ConsortA&R Records, Dallas
Something Old Something New – Bobby Roatch (French horn)Sunnyside SSC 10461
Charlie Parker Memorial ConcertCadet 60002
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis 
The Thad Jones and Mel Lewis Quartet (CD A&R 0830)Artist House AH3
Monica Zetterlung – Thad Jones/Mel Lewis OrchestraEMI 7C 062-35454
Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra Plays The Music of Bobby BrookmeyerGryphon G912
Vibes & Marimba 
Cruisin’ The ‘Bird – Bobby HutchersonLandmark LLP-1517
Escape – Steve HobbsCexton Records-Santa Ana, CA
Kenny Burrell 
Listen To The Dawn – Kenny BurrellMuse MR5264
A La Carte – Kenny BurrellMuse Mr5317
Sunup To Sundown – Kenny BurrellFantasy 1-1014
Ellington A La Carte – Kenny BurrellMuse MCD 5435
Lucky So and So – Kenny BurrellConcord Jazz 4951-2
Red Hot and Blues – Barney KesselContemporaryC-14044
Secundum Artem – Ted DunbarXanadu 181
Feliz – Jerome BardeSunnyside SSC 1042
Too Marvelous For Words – Joe Carter & Rufus Reid DuoEmpathy Records
Rainy Night – Neil McNamaraBobnobo Records  4080
Acoustic Romance – Gene BertonciniKing Records KICJ 155
Colours & Dimensions – Peter LeitchReservoir RSR CD 14
Tribute to Wes Montgomery, Vol I(William Ash, Kenny Burrell, Kevin Eubanks, Gene Bertoncini, Jack Wilkins, Rodney Jones)King Records (Evidence ECD 22049-2)
Tribute to Wes Montgomery, Vol II(William Ash, Kenny Burrell, Kevin Eubanks, Gene Bertoncini, Jack Wilkins, Rodney Jones)King Records (Evidence ECD 22051-1)
Rainy Night – Neil McNamaraBonobo Records  4084
Songs – Satoshi InouePaddle Wheel KICJ 384
Signature – Roni Ben-HurReservoir RSR CD 181
The Moon Is Waiting – Tim Hagans -2011Palmetto Records -2011
Art Farmer 
New Jazztet – Art Farmer & Benny GolsonBaystate
You Make Me Smile – Art FarmerSoul Note SN1076
Something To Live For- Art FarmerFantasy
Blame It On MY Youth – Art FarmerContemporaryC-14042
Ph.D. – Art FarmerContemporary C14055
Freddie Hubbard 
Life Flight – Freddie HubbardBlue Note BT-85 139
Topsy – Standard Book – Freddie HubbardAlfa ALCR-5
Donald Byrd 
Harlem Blues – Donald ByrdLandmark LLP-1516
A City Called Heaven – Donald ByrdLandmark LCD 1530-2
John McNeil 
Embarkation – John McNeilSteeplechase SCS1099
Clean Sweep – John McNeilSteeplechase
Incantation – The ForefrontForefront Pub.
In The Forefront – The ForefrontForefront Pub.
Blue Jay Sessions – Mike MethenyHeadfirst Records
Hangin’ Out – Joe Wilder & Joe NewmanConcord Jazz
Claudio! – Claudio RoditiUptown Records
Clarion Echoes – Frank GordonSoul Note SN1096
Time Change – Fred JacobsM/Art Music 11690
Remembrance -Eddie Allen QuintetVenus Jazz
Creepin’ With Clark – Clark Terry and Mike VaxSummit Records DCD 273
The Stamm/Soph Project (Marvin Stamm/Ed Soph)Marstam#02
Tim Hegarty Tribute – Tim Hegarty -2014Miles High Records MHR8623
Magic 201 -2013 – Frank Wess -2013IPO Recordings, Inc IPOC1025
ibiji – Paul Liberman -2011Fall Awake Music
New Ties and Binds – Don Aliquo/Clay Jenkins Quintet -2014Don Aliquo & Clay Jenkins
Sun & Shield – Don Aliquo -2011Artists Recording Collective ARC-2284
The Mancini Project – Ted Nash -2008Palmetto Records PM 2134
Nick Brignola 
What It Takes – Nick BrignolaReservoir RSR 117
The flight of the Eagle – Nick BrignolaReservoir RSR CD 145
Eddie Harris 
Is It In – Eddie HarrisAtlantic SD1659
Instant Death – Eddie HarrisAtlantic 1611
Eddie Harris Sings The BluesAtlantic 1625
Excursion – Eddie HarrisAtlantic SD2311
Dexter Gordon 
The Chase! – Gene Ammons & Dexter GordonPrestige 10010
A Gordon Cantata –  Dexter GordonWest Wind 2078
Sophisticated Giant – Dexter GordonColumbia JC24989
Manhattan Symphonie – Dexter GordonColumbia JC35608
Great Encounters – Dexter GordonColumbia JC35978
Nights At The Keystone – Dexter  GordonBlue Note 85112on
Backstairs – Dexter GordonJLR 103.603
Lee Konitz 
Lee Konitz NonetRoulette
Figure And Spirit – Lee KonitzProgressive KUX13G
Ideal Scene – Lee KonitzSoul Note Sn 1119
Benny Golson 
New Jazztet – Art Farmer & Benny GolsonBaystate
Benny Golson QuartetLRC CD9018
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerts – Benny Golson’s NY OrchAlfa Jazz 29R2-38
Stan Getz 
Anniversary Vol. 1: Stan Getz at MontmartreEmarcy EJD-1023
Serenity – Stan GetzEmarcy 838 770-2
Jane Ira Bloom 
Art And Aviation – Jane Ira BloomArabesque AJ0107
The Nearness – Jane Ira BloomArabesque AJ0120
Dave Liebman 
Time Line – Dave LiebmanOWL Records 065CD
Setting The Standard – Dave LiebmanRed Records 123255-2
Frank Wess & Frank Foster 
Frankly Speaking – Frank Wess & Frank FosterConcord Jazz
Two For The Blues – Frank Wess & Frank FosterPablo 2310-905
Bob Mover 
In The Tradition – Bob MoverXanadu 187
Things Unseen! – Bob MoverXanadu 194
You Go To My Head – Bob MoverJazzCity D22Y0324
Bob Rockwell 
The Bob Rockwell TrioSteeplechase 31242
Reconstruction – Bob RockwellSteeplechase 31270
Ricky Ford 
Tenor For The Times – Ricky FordMuse MR5250
Shorter Ideas – Ricky FordMuse MR5314
George Robert 
Inspiration – George RobertTCB Records TCB 20852
Soul Searching – George RobertDIW Records  – DIW-947
DeLawd’s Blues – Billy Mitchell QuintetXanadu 182
X-75, Vol I – Henry ThreadgillArista Novus AN3013
New Jazztet – Art Farmer & Benny GolsonBaystate
Confessin’ – John StubblefieldSoul Note SN1095
New Picture – Jimmy HeathLandmark LLP1506
Manhattan Burn – Paquito D’ RiveraColumbia
Higher Ground – Bill BarronJoken BK-102
Round Trip – Ralph MooreReservoir RSR104
Good People – Jed LevyReservoir RSR105
Excursion In Blue – John HandyQuartet Records Q1005
The Standard Joe – Joe HendersonRed Records123248-2
What Am I Here For? – Harold AshbyCriss Cross Jazz 1054
Benny Carter:  All That Jazz–Live At PrincetonMusicMasters5059-2C
Mel Martin Plays Benny CarterEnja Records ENJ-90412
Horn of Passion – Jesse DavisConcord Jazz 4465
Focusing In – Dan FaulkCriss Cross 1076CD
God Son – Eric WyattKing Records KICJ 313
Sax Legends Vol 1,2King Records KICJ 140
Secret Agent MenKing Records KICJ 135
Bop City – Live At Birdland – Greg AbateCandid CCD 79513
The Colossal Saxophone Sessions (Konitz,Woods,Coleman,Shepp, etc)Evidence ECD 22130-2
Key of The Moment – Peter WenigerMons Records CD1901
Uncommon Threads – Jay CollinsReservoir RSR CD 135
Eternal Affection – Tetsuro KawashimaKing KICJ 364
From The Heart – Pat LaBarberaJustin Time JUST 163-2
Focus On Stan Getz: Live at Severance Hall – Ernie KrivdaCadence CJR 1165
Jazz Folk – Don AliquoYoung Warrior Records YW300
Charlie Cat 2 – Buddy De FrancoARBORS ARCD 19349
Gracefullee – Grace Kelly & Lee KonitzPazz Productions Pazz15-8
Come a little closer – Laika -2012Universal Music France 371 468-4 -2012
You’ll See – Holli Ross -2011PD811 -2011
Life of the Music – Lauren Hooker -2010Miles High Records MHR8613 -2010
Magic – Nancy MaranoLaughing Face Productions
Carol Sloane 
Love You Madly – Carol SloaneContemporary C14049
The Real Thing – Carol SloaneContemporary 14060
Helen Merrill 
Chasin’ The Bird – Helen MerrillInner City IC1080
Brownie – homage to Clifford Brown – Helen MerrillVerve 522363-2
Madeline Eastman 
Point of Departure – Madeline EastmanMadKat MKCD1002
The Speed of Life – Madeline EastmanMadKat MKCD
Can You Hear me Now? – Madeline EastmanMadKat MKCD
Nancy Harrow 
Anything goes – Nancy HarrowAudiophile AP142
Winter Dreams – Nancy HarrowArtist House
Nancy Wilson 
Kaleidoscope – Nancy WilsonCapitol ST852
R.S.V.P Rare Songs, Very Special – Nancy WilsonMCG Jazz 1013
Turned To Blue – Nancy WilsonMCG Jazz 1022
More vocalists 
My Mother’s Eyes – Etta JonesMuse MR5145
Mel Torme Live At Marty’sFinesse W2X 37484
Love Is Here – Roslyn BurroughSunnyside SSC 1009
Classic Chris ConnorFantasy C-14023
Shannon GibbonsSoul Note SN 1163
A Jimmy Van Heusen Songbook – Shannon Gibbons, Martin Taylor, Rufus ReidDegga Entertainment Ltd, 212-662-4886
Love Is Not A Game – Meredith D’AmbrosioSunnyside SSC 1051D
R+B=Ruth Brown – Ruth Brown (One tune with Ruth and Bonnie Raitt)Bullseye Blues CD BB 9583
The Songs of My Life – Ruth BrownFantasy RFCD-9665-2
Blue Skies – Giacomo Gatesdmp CD-30001
Larry O’Leno Sings Billy StrayhornBattery Records
Unfolding The Peacocks – Jeri BrownJustin Time Records
Honey and Rue – Kathleen BattleDeutche Grammophone 437 787-2
Winter Moon – Jody SandhausSaranac Records   SR CD 1002
Everything I Need – Carol FredetteBrownstone BRCD 9903
Con Alma, A Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie – Judy RafatTimelessti CD SJP448
Best Regards – Kayoko Miyama with TanaReid and Mark SoskinSound Hills SSCD-8067
Jazzy Road – Naoko FujimotoAfro Blue BCD-99021
Eternal Affection – Tetsuro KawashimaPaddle Wheel KICJ 364
You Are Too Beautiful – Kuni MikamiART-1001
Let Yourself Go – Judi SilvanoZOHO Music  ZM 200412
Live The Life, Ilona KnopflerMack Avenue 1021
Le temps d’une chanson – Juliette GrecoPolydor 9844969
Judy Niemack in the SundanceBluJazz 3374 – 2009