Reuel Lubag is one of the well established jazz artists in the Pacific Northwest jazz scene. He is a graduate of Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music.
Reuel's playing resume includes: John Birks(Dizzy) Gillespie, Joe Williams, Doc Severinsen, Pete Barbutti, Steve Allen, Bud Shank, Terry Gibbs, the Mills Brothers, Buddy Greco, Barbara McNair, Fran Jeffries, Peanuts Hucko, Louise Tobin, Herb Jeffries, John Clayton, Ron Eschete', Jay Clayton, Joe LaBarbera, Bill Ramsay, Bobby Mitchell, Bruce Forman, Hilary Gardner, Christian Fabian, Christian Howes, Ed Littlefield, Todd Strait, Jay Thomas and many others....
Willing to teach:
BA Music, Central Washington University Adjunct Faculty - Centrum Jazz Workshop 1988-1998 Adjunct Faculty - Skagit Valley College 1993-1994 Adjunct Faculty - Seattle Pacific University 2000-2006 Education Department - Experience Music Project 2003-2004 $60/50 min lesson. TBA.
Have taught clinics on jazz composition, arranging, piano techniques and pedagogy. Emphasis on rhythmic awareness and utilization in the jazz idiom based on Dizzy Gillespie's "Universal Rhythm Concept". Importance of the understanding and usage of the "guide tones" in harmony and improvisation.