The Tomeka Reid Quartet
The Tomeka Reid Quartet performs compositions composed by 2017 artist-in-residence Tomeka Reid and featuring Jason Roebke, Tomas Fujiwara, and Mary Halvorson.
Over the last decade Tomeka Reid has emerged as one of the most original, versatile, and curious musicians in the Chicago’s bustling jazz and improvised music community. Her distinctive melodic sensibility, usually braided to a strong sense of groove, has been featured in many distinguished ensembles over the years. She is a key member of ensembles led by legendary reedists such as Anthony Braxton and Roscoe Mitchell, as well as a younger generation of visionaries including flutist Nicole Mitchell, singer Dee Alexander, and drummer Mike Reed. She’s also a founding member of the adventurous string trio called Hear in Now along with violinist Mazz Swift and bassist Silvia Bolognesi.