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Rufus Reid

b, *1944 US, Atlanta
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Rufus Reid (born February 10, 1944, in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American jazz bassist, educator, and composer. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey.

  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Bass guitar
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Round Midnight on The Standard Joe by Joe Henderson, Al Foster & Rufus Reid
Blue Bossa on The Standard Joe by Joe Henderson, Al Foster & Rufus Reid
It's the Nights I Like on It's the Nights I Like by Rufus Reid
New York State of Mind on Mel Torme' And Friends by Mel Tormé
Inner Urge on The Standard Joe by Joe Henderson, Al Foster & Rufus Reid
Take The A Train on The Standard Joe by Joe Henderson, Al Foster & Rufus Reid
Body And Soul (Take 1) on The Standard Joe by Joe Henderson, Al Foster & Rufus Reid
Big Foot on It's the Nights I Like by Rufus Reid
Always in the Moment on It's the Nights I Like by Rufus Reid
I Can't Explain on It's the Nights I Like by Rufus Reid

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Terrestrial DanceRufus Reid2017Album
Newvelle Season Two - Luxury Box SetJohn Patitucci, Kevin Hays - Lionel Loueke, Jon Cowherd, Christopher Tordini, Aruán Ortiz and Rufus Reid2017Album
Quiet PrideRufus Reid2013Album
Out FrontRufus Reid2011Album
Hues Of A Different BlueRufus Reid2011Album
A Letter To DexterGeorge Cables Trio - George Cables, Victor Lewis, Rufus Reid2011Album
The Avatar Sessions: The Music Of Tim HagansRandy Brecker, Peter Erskine, George Garzone, Tim Hagans, David Liebman, Rufus Reid & Norrbotten Big Band2009Album
Live At Birdland NYCThe Stamm / Soph Project Featuring Bill Mays & Rufus Reid With Guest John Abercrombie2005Album
A Tribute To Charlie Parker - Birdmen & Birdsongs Volume 1Red Rodney, Frank Morgan, Rufus Reid, Roy Haynes, Monty Alexander2003Album
Acoustic RomanceGene Bertoncini with Akira Tana and Rufus Reid2003Album
"Alone Together"Peter Ind, Rufus Reid2000Album
The Intimacy Of The BassRufus Reid, Michael Moore1999Album
Benny Golson QuartetBenny Golson Quartet, Rufus Reid, Tony Reedus, Mulgrew Miller1996Album
Uncommon ThreadsJay Collins, Kenny Barron, Joe Locke, Rufus Reid, Ben Riley1994Album
DuetsJoe Carter Featuring Rufus Reid, Harvie Swartz & Lee Konitz1994Album
StandardsRob Schneiderman with Rufus Reid and Ben Riley1993Album
What Am I Here For?Harold Ashby Quartet With Mulgrew Miller, Rufus Reid And Ben Riley1992Album
Smooth SailingRob Schneiderman With Rufus Reid And Billy Higgins1990Album
Joe Meets The Rhythm SectionHorace Parlan, Rufus Reid, Al Harewood, Joe Van Enkhuizen1987Album
With An Open HeartSumi Tonooka With Rufus Reid And Akira Tana1986Album
A La CarteKenny Burrell With Rufus Reid1985Album
Larry O'Leno Sings Billy StrayhornLarry O'Leno, Harold Danko, Rufus Reid, Al Harewood, Lawrence Feldman, Bob Zottola, Dave Glenn1984Album
Bobby Enriquez Plays Bossa NovaBobby Enriquez, Rufus Reid, Billy Higgins1984Album
Listen To The DawnKenny Burrell, Rufus Reid, Ben Riley1983Album
Too Marvelous For WordsJoe Carter & Rufus Reid1982Album
Blues In All Keys - For All Instruments - Volume 1Harold Danko, Rufus Reid, Mel Lewis1979Album
Live In ViennaRufus ReidAlbum
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