Reuel Lubag Reuel Lubag

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. As a member of the Native Jazz Quartet he served as a music ambassador to Latin America for the U.S. Department of State in May 2013 for a jazz festival in Venezuela, and again in April 2014 for a four-week tour which took the group to Guatemala, Ecuador, Bolvia, Peru, and Argentina. Reuel recently released his first self titled release in 2018: Premiere featuring up and coming NYC/Seattle based bassist Ben Feldman, and drummer Ed Littlefield, his bandmate from the Native Jazz Quartet. Reuel also produced and released an album for Tacoma, WA based vocalist Nicki Tollefson with the trio providing support along with NY trombonist Stafford Hunter, and Seattle based tenor saxophonist Andrew Glynn(twin of Seattle bassist Michael Glynn).

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, the Native Jazz Quratet, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Cab Calloway Orchestra, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, the Bellevue Philharmonic, the Tacoma Symphony, and many, many others.

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Tags

Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Seattle

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

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.

Clinic/Workshop Information

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"

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Albums

Album Stories by Reuel Lubag

Stories

Consolidated Artists Productions
2013

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Album Christian Fabian - Fabian Zone Trio: West Coast Sessions by Reuel Lubag

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Consolidated Artists Productions
2011

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Album Ed Littlefield - Walking Between Worlds by Reuel Lubag

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Pony Boy Records
2011

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Album Emerald City Jazz Orchestra - Come Rain Or Come Shine by Reuel Lubag

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Pony Boy Records
2005

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Album Emerald City Jazz Orchestra - Alive And Swingin' by Reuel Lubag

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Seeley Music Productions
2000

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