Rufus Reid

Rufus Reid, one of today's premiere bassists on the international jazz scene, with his reputation firmly established in the education arena, now adds composition to his vitae. Rufus participated in the BMI Jazz Composer's Workshop for five years which has empowered him to move more deeply into the composing arena. He won the Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Award for his composition, “Skies Over Emilia.” His composition, “Whims of the Blue Bird” is the result of this award's commission. This has led to further commissions. He has written for string orchestra, jazz ensembles large and small, concert band, double bass ensemble pieces and a solo bass composition.

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Live Reviews
CD/LP/Track Review
Live Reviews
DVD/Film Reviews
Multiple Reviews
Read more articles

38 Photos View in Slideshow

Discography

Similar

Charles Mingus Charles Mingus
bass, acoustic
Charlie Haden Charlie Haden
bass, acoustic
Ray Brown Ray Brown
bass, acoustic
Esperanza Spalding Esperanza Spalding
bass, acoustic
Arild Andersen Arild Andersen
bass, acoustic

Sponsor: JANA PROJECT | LEARN MORE  

Support our sponsor

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.