Rufus Reid

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Birthday
10, 1944
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Jazz bassist and bandleader who played for Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, and Eddie Harris. He is also an author and released The Evolving Bassist in 1974.

Before Fame

He was a trumpet player for the United States Air Force. Afterwards, he graduated from Northwestern University with a music degree.

Trivia

In 2001, he was recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award from The International Society of Bassists.

Family Life

He had a son, Michel, with his wife Doris.

Associated With

He recorded with Jack DeJohnette on Album Album.