Rufus Reid with the Guildhall Jazz Orchestra

Quiet Pride – The Elizabeth Catlett Project

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Rufus Reid

New York bassist Rufus Reid performs his 2012 five-movement work for jazz orchestra, Quiet Pride, with the Guildhall Jazz Orchestra.

New York bassist Rufus Reid is one of the world’s greatest jazz bass players, who has worked with Eddie Harris, Nancy Wilson, Lee Konitz, Dexter Gordon, Art Farmer, Stan Getz and many others. He performs his 2012 five-movement work for jazz orchestra, Quiet Pride, which was inspired by the sculptures of the African–American artist Elizabeth Catlett, and images of her work will accompany the performance.

Read our interview with Rufus Reid, where he explains how working with art changed him and why students should mingle more.

Presented by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

 

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