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Rufus Reid Ensemble
Ensemble



Address
P. O. Box 757
Teaneck, NJ, 07666
Phone
(201) 837-2117

Additional Info
Year Founded
2005
Repertoire
New Music, Jazz
Size
Variable
Instrumentation
Mixed
Management
Suzi Reynolds & Associates, LLC

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded Rufus Reid a 2008 Fellowship for composition. The resulting three-movement work, Mass Transit, was debuted in 2011. Quiet Pride – The Elizabeth Catlett Project, released in 2014 by Motéma Music, received two nominations for the 57th Grammy Awards: Best Large Jazz Ensemble and Best Instrumental Composition for Recognition. Motéma Records released Out Front, The Rufus Reid Trio in 2010, and Hues of a Different Blue (Sextet) in 2011, both to critical acclaim. Rufus was awarded the prestigious MacDowell Colony Fellowship for 2010 and 2014.