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Mike Reed

Mike Reed is a musician, composer and presenter based in Chicago.

As a drummer, Reed has been part of the vibrant Chicago jazz and improvised music community since 1997. He has performed regularly with David Boykin, Nicole Mitchell, Jeff Parker, Axel Doerner, Josh Abrams, Jim Baker, Rob Mazurek and others. As a leader Reed has released two critically acclaimed albums by his cross-genre group The Treehouse Project, and 2006 will bring the debut recording by his quintet Loose Assembly as well as a record of improvised duets. He currently is a member of The David Boykin Expanse , Rob Mazurek’s Exploding Star Orchestra and Josh Berman Quartet.

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”more evidence of his talents, demonstrating his arranging and composing skills as well as his continuing development as a brilliant percussionist on the rise.” —Troy Collins, All About Jazz

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Sep11Sun Tomeka Reid Trio
Vortex Jazz Club
London, UK
19:00
£10.00

Albums

A New Kind of Dance
A New Kind of Dance
482 Music
2016
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A New Kind Of Dance
A New Kind Of Dance
482 Music
2015
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Clean on the Corner
Clean on the Corner
482 Music
2012
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Stories and Negotiations
Stories and...
482 Music
2010
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About Us
About Us
482 Music
2009
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Last Year's Ghost
Last Year's Ghost
482 Music
2007
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Videos

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