CMA Commissions

Rob Reddy is pleased to announce that he is a recipient of a 2015 Chamber Music America New Works Jazz Commission, a program that is funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. An entire new work will composed for his Bechet: Our Contemporary ensemble and will be premiered in late 2016.

Bechet Release

Composer/Saxophonist Rob Reddy Honors Sidney Bechet’s Place In History on “Bechet: Our Contemporary” Posted on July 6, 2015 Composer/Saxophonist Rob Reddy   Honors Sidney Bechet’s Place In History on Bechet: Our Contemporary   Available September 11 via Reddy Music

New School Grants Panel

Navigating the Funding World: A User’s Guide for Jazz Artists Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm School of Jazz Performance Space, Arnhold Hall55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011 A panel discussion, presented by the New School and Citizen Arts, that brings together a jazz artist with a history of successful fundraising (noted composer-saxophonist, New…

Bechet Our Contemporary

Bechet Our Contemporary In Bechet: Our Contemporary, saxophonist and composer Rob Reddy pays homage to jazz legend Sidney Bechet by intertwining original compositions by Bechet with those of his own. Beginning with a single line of melody, Reddy reinterprets Bechet’s work, successfully bringing it into the present day world of jazz.

Rob Reddy's Tenfold big band at Subculture in Brooklyn New York

Rob Reddy’s Tenfold at SubCulture

August 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th From 1996 to 2007, composer/saxophonist Rob Reddy was one of the most prolific, acclaimed and consistently active musicians on the adventurous New York scene. With an extended family of more than a dozen of the scene’s finest musicians comprising four distinct groups, a succession of commissioned works and 6 highly regarded albums, Reddy was…