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        JOSEPH A. REID

       MUSIC EXPERIENCE


Jazz


Private piano study with James Williams.  Master classes with Dizzy Gillespie, Betty Carter, Freddie Hubbard, Nat Adderly, Herb Pomeroy, Ricky Ford, Phil Woods, Lee Konitz, Jerry Bergonzi and Sarah Vaughn. Played professionally for 30+ years, including longstanding weekly solo piano gigs at Acton Jazz Café and The Surf Restaurant.  Performed at Ryles, Westin Hotel, 1369 Club, Club Casablanca, Zeitgeist Gallery, Green Street Grill, Le Zygomates, Natick Center for the Arts, WGBH, WBUR and WHRB, etc.  Worked in solo, duet, trio and big band settings.  Part time private piano instructor for 20+ years.


Classical


Private piano study with Brian Moll, Christine Penn and Vered Resnik.  Studied classical harmony, counterpoint and music history at Harvard with Luise Vosgerchian, Robert Sirota and Brian Smith.  Private violin studies with Hylie Pappenheimer, Lucy Parker and Sheldon Rotenberg. Performed in wide range of settings, including chamber music (piano, violin), symphony orchestras (violin).  Accompanist for Boston University Modern Dance program and Longy School of Music undergraduate and graduate Vocal Performance Classes.  Recent recitals at the Longy School of Music, the Boston Public Library and Babson College.


EDUCATION


Harvard University, B.A Magna Cum Laude