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February 2022
February 6 Jazz Composers Present ~ Rufus Reid

Listening Session
I will be presenting some of my compositions.

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1pm - 2pm
March 2022
March 27 The Palisades Virtuosi plays Rufus Reid’s Composition

World Premier of “Harness The Winds,” composed by Rufus Reid.
Commisioned by the critically acclaimed Palisades Virtuosi

Margaret Swinchoski, Flute
Donald Mokrynski, Clarinet
Ron Levy, piano

I am honored to have been asked to compose for this prestigious ensemble. I am particularly pleased to have my work be included with their “Global Warming – A Concert Devoted to Climate Concerns.”

Tickets in Advance – $20 – available at the box office M-F (9-5)
Day of concert – at the Door – $25

Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC)
The Palisades Virtuosi Performs
102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ
3:00 pm Concert
May 2022
May 12-14 International Jazz Composer’s Symposium 2022

Featured Guest Artists
Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science
Jim McNeely with John Mills Times 17
Miguel Zenón Quartet
John Clayton
Miho Hazama

There is so much being offered, I’ll let you follow the link and read for yourself!

See you there!

Butler School of Music, University of Texas at Austin

Butler School of Music, Univ of Texas at Austin
International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers
Austin, TX
May 30-June 3 Rufus Reid at Ravinia Stean’s Music Institute/Bridges Competition

The Bridges Composition Competition, established in honor of RSMI’s 30th Anniversary, ventures to “bridge” the genres of two of RSMI’s main programs—jazz and classical chamber music—through a call to young composers across the globe for new works written for string quartet and jazz trio.

Directors:
Rufus Reid ~ Composer/Bass
Billy Childs ~ Composer/Piano
Steve Wilson ~ Composer/Saxophone

Ravinia's Steans Music Institute
4Th Annual Bridges Competition
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
June 2022
June 3-10 Rufus Reid at Ravinia’s Jazz Program

This program for young professional musicians is focused on composition and small-group collaboration.

Co-Directors:

Rufus Reid ~ Composer/Bass
Billy Childs ~ Composer/Piano
Steve Wilson ~ Composer/Saxophone

Ravinia's Steans Music Institute ~ Program for Jazz
Highland Park, IL 60035