Upcoming Performances

01/13/24 8:15 pm -1 Set
Rufus Reid and George Cables, together again!

Join us at this beautiful auditorium in the Baha’i Center.
I am excited to be reunited with my long time associate, George Cables, from the Dexter Gordon Quartet days! We will be playing some originals and songs from the American Song Book.

John Birks Gillespie AuditoriumNYC Jazz Piano Festival 53 E 11th Street NYC, NY

Past Performances

Rufus performing with The David Hazeltime Trio
SmokeSmoke Jazz Club New York, NY
Rufus Reid and Caelan Cardello
Our Lady of Consolation ChurchOur Lady of Consolation Church Wayne , New Jersey
Rufus Reid presents Caelan Cardello
Dizzy's ClubJazz at Lincoln Center New York, NY
11/17 - 10/17/23
Rufus with the UNC Jazz Combos
Moeser AuditoriumUNC Jazz Concerts Chapel Hill, NC
Rufus with UNC Jazz Faculty
Durham Sharp 9 GalleryUNC Jazz Faculty Concert Durham, NC
Rufus with The UNC Jazz Band
Moeser AuditoriumUNC Jazz Concerts Chapel Hill, NC
Rufus performs with Charles Tolliver/ Africa Brass!
Terrace TheaterJohn F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts WAshington, D.C., Wqshington, D.C.
Rufus hosts a Celebration of Eddie Harris
Dizzy's ClubJazz at Lincoln Center New York, NY
Rufus Reid, Billy Childs, Steve Wilson Combo with Kurt Elling at Ravinia
The Martin TheaterRavinia Highland Park, IL
08/25 - 08/27/23
Rufus’ Composition performed at The Appalachian Chamber Music Festival
Frank Center Stage at Shepherd UniversityAppalachian Chamber Music Festival Shepherdstown, WV
Rufus Reid & Expedition to perform at Pettoranello Gardens, Princeton, NJ
Pettoranello Gardens AmphitheaterBlue Curtain Presents Princeton, NJ
06/05 - 06/14/23
Rufus Reid at Ravinia’s Jazz Program
05/30 - 06/07/23
Rufus Reid at Ravinia Stean’s Music Institute/Bridges Competition
Bennett Gordon Hall5th Annual Bridges Composition Competition Highland Park, IL
“With Faith, Coming to Jones Road”
Anna Maria Ciccone TheaterBergen Community College Paramus, NJ
Rufus appears at WPU Celebration
Rufus with the Princeton Jazz’ Creative Large Ensemble
Richardson Auditorium, Alexander HallJazz at Princeton's Creative Large Ensemble Princeton, NJ
A Great Night In Harlem Gala
Rufus performs with The New York Youth Symphony
Rufus at Queens College, MasterClass and Concert
Room 264, Queens College, City Univ of NYRufus Reid Concert Flushing, NY
01/24 - 01/28/23
Rufus with Scott Robinson as “The Octet Celebrates Frank Wess”
Main StageBirdland Jazz Club New York, NY
Rufus Reid Quartet at the Wyckoff Public Library
Wyckoff Public Library, Shotmeyer Room Friends Holiday Concert Wyckoff, NJ
Rufus Reid honored at Giants of Jazz, SOPAC, South Orange, NJ
South Orange Performing Arts CenterGiants of Jazz South Orange, NJ
10/28 - 10/30/22
Rufus Reid Quintet at Dizzy’s Club, NYC
Dizzy's Club Coca Cola New York, NY
08/26 - 08/27/22
Rufus Reid Quintet at The Jazz Forum Arts
Jazz Forum Arts Tarrytown, NY
08/19 - 08/21/22
Rufus Reid with the Scott Robinson Quartet at Birdland
Birdland TheaterBirdland Jazz Club New York city, NY
Rufus Reid Quintet at the Telluride Jazz Festival
Telluride Town ParkTelluride Jazz Festival Telluride, CO
07/27 - 07/30/22
Rufus Reid at the 50th Anniversary of The Stanford Jazz Workshop
Dinkelspiel AuditoriumStanford Jazz Workshop Palo Alto, CA
Rufus Reid at the Louisville Jazz Workshop
University of LouisvilleLouisville Jazz Workshops Louisville, KY
06/03 - 06/10/22
Rufus Reid at Ravinia’s Jazz Program
05/30 - 06/03/22
Rufus Reid at Ravinia Stean’s Music Institute/Bridges Competition
Ravinia's Steans Music Institute4Th Annual Bridges Competition Highland Park, IL
05/12 - 05/14/22
International Jazz Composer’s Symposium 2022
Butler School of Music, Univ of Texas at AustinInternational Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers Austin, TX
Rufus Reid at The Richard Davis Foundation for Young Bassists, UW-Madison
UW Hamel Music Center ~ Collins Recital HallRichar Davis Foundation for Young Bassists Madison, WI
Rufus Reid in Residence at the Univ of WI-Madison
UW Hamel Music Center ~ Collins Recital HallGuest Artist Series with Rufus Reid Madison, WI
04/04 - 04/05/22
Rufus Reid, Mentor, Arizona State University
Arizona State UniversityRavenscroft Jazz Resident Artist Program Tempe , AZ
The Palisades Virtuosi plays Rufus Reid’s Composition
Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC)The Palisades Virtuosi Performs Hackensack, NJ
03/18 - 03/19/22
Rufus at the 43rd Annual TCU Jazz Festival, Fort Worth, TX
ED Landreth Hall 120TCU Jazz Festival Fort Worth, TX
Rufus performing at the 51st Rowan Jazz Festival Concert
Pfleeger Concert HallWilson Hall, Rowan University Jazz Festival Concert Glassboro, NJ
Jazz Composers Present ~ Rufus Reid
01/19 - 01/20/22
Rufus performing for Frank Wess Centennial Celebration
Kenneth Radnofsky performs the music of Rufus Reid
Rufus Reid at the Essex House
JW Marriott Essex House New YorkKolstein's Loft ~ Central Park South New York City, NY
Rufus Reid at The 15th Annual Hudson Jazzworks Concert
The Hudson HallHudson Jazzworks Program Hudson, NY
07/16 - 07/17/21
The Rufus Reid Trio at Jazz Forum Arts
Jazz Forum Arts Tarrytown, NY
Rufus Reid with the Don Aliquo Quartet
06/08 - 06/12/21
Rufus Reid at the International Society of Bassists 2021 Virtual Convention
06/03 - 06/12/21
Rufus Reid at Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
Ravinia's Steans Music Institute No Public Admission
05/31 - 06/05/21
Rufus Reid with The Bridges Composition Competition at Ravinia
Rufus Reid with International Jazz Day at Fundación Jazz Fest
Fundación JazzfestInternational Jazz Day
Richard Davis Foundation for Young Artists Conference ~ 2021
04/02 - 04/30/21
Rufus Reid with Newvelle Live
03/18 - 03/20/21
International Association of Arrangers and Composers Symposium
Rufus Reid with Gary Karr
Deep Tones For Peace
07/11 - 07/17/20
Rufus Reid at The Milton J. Hinton Institute for Studio Bass
Oberlin Conservatory of MusicMilt Hinton Institute Oberlin, OH
Rufus Reid with Live From Our Living Rooms
Rufus Reid at The International Online Bass Summit
06/04 - 06/12/20
Rufus Reid at Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
Concert: Bennett Gordon Hall, RaviniaRSMI Highland Park, IL
06/01 - 06/05/20
Bridges Competition Concert, Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
Bennett Gordon Hall, RaviniaBridges Composition Concert Highland Park, IL
Rufus Reid ~ The Jazz Master Summit
04/08 - 04/09/20
Rufus Reid, Mentor, at Arizona State University
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts~School of MusicArizona State University Tempe, AZ