Rufus Reid

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by Rufus Reid

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10 February 1944, Sacramento, California, USA. After starting out on trumpet, Reid switched to playing bass during his military service. He played and studied in California for some years, often working in company with leading bop musicians. He also played in Chicago, toured internationally and, in the mid-70s, settled in New York. During the 80s Reid was active as a teacher and writer of tutors. Throughout his professional career Reid has appeared on numerous record dates, playing with... Read more

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jazz
bass
double bass
bebop
upright bass
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