"We hear it in one of the album's most compelling moments. The song opens with a beautiful unaccompanied passage by bassist Jeff Reed, who plays with deliberation using rubato and artfully applied glissandi to infer breath, or perhaps sighs of sadness"

- Downbeat Magazine
September 2015

Jeff Reed is an acoustic bassist, electric bassist, composer, and educator, currently residing in Baltimore, MD. One of the most in demand sidemen in the area, Jeff has performed extensively throughout the United States and throughout the world. As a sideman, Reed has recently been working with bass clarinetist Todd Marcus, multi-instrumentalist Warren Wolf, and trumpeter Sean Jones in his innovative new group, Dizzy Spells. Jeff has also performed with a slew of musicians over the years including Gary Thomas, Miguel Zenon, David Sanchez, Dave Kikoski, Dave Liebmann, Jeff Coffin, Bennie Maupin, and Tom Morello to name a few. Reed has also been recorded on over fifty full length albums.

Reed earned a Bachelors of Music from Towson University and a Master of Music from the University of Maryland, College Park. In addition to performing as a sideman, Reed leads his own group and is an adjunct faculty member at Towson University.