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.
Read more articles
August 28, 2015
Chicago Drummer/Composer/Impresario Mike Reed Releases "A New Kind Of...
April 02, 2013
Mike Reed: Great expectations for Constellation
November 30, 2010
Mike Reed's Loose Assembly - Empathetic Parts (482 Music, 2010)
May 01, 2010
Drummer Mike Reed Interviewed at AAJ
April 20, 2010
Drummer Mike Reed Completes People, Places and Things Trilogy with...
April 14, 2010
Mike Reed's People, Places and Things - Stories and Negotiations (482...
January 28, 2010
The Jazz Session #138: Mike Reed
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