Jazz Orchestras and Jazz Bassist Rufus Reid
Venue: Fairchild Theatre. MSU Auditorium
MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence
Music of Rufus Reid.
Jazz Bassist Rufus Reid, who will be at MSU from Dec. 5-11, will mentor students through the MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence program. Reid will instruct, perform and tour with student musicians in the Jazz Studies program over a seven-day period packed with workshops and campus concerts. The exceptional artist, educator and composer will also take to the road with the MSU Jazz Orchestra I to visit music and jazz programs at public schools and academies in Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Traverse City and Detroit.
Reid will perform with Jazz Orchestra I, directed by Rodney Whitaker, for the December 9 concert at MSU. The concert will also showcase performances of the Jazz Orchestras II and III.
Tickets available from College of Music box office, (517) 353-5340, online, or at the door.
Reserved seating $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $5 for students and those under age 18.