Music is my joy, life and inspiration. It is a window into the soul of man and a vehicle of universal communication that can create bridges to all human kind!
Reggie Buie comes to Winston-Salem, North Carolina by way of Chicago, Illinois. Reggie began his music studies at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. Reggie next attended Florida A & M University where he was a member of the famed “Marching 100” playing the clarinet. While living in Miami, Reggie earned recording credits performing on albums with national recording artists Timmy Thomas, and “Nicole. Reggie also received writing credits for “What about Me” recorded by Epic recording artist “Nicole” in the 80’s. The single peaked at number 53 on the Billboard Charts.
Reggie released his debut CD in early 2006. “The First Time” has received many great reviews and numerous accolades from the groups many fans. To quote from a review from AllAboutJazz.com, “There is magic in how Reggie Buie brings his piano keys to life, allowing light and shade to emanate from every lively performance”.
Reggie has performed with and been mentored by many of Winston-Salem’s’ local artist including Joe Robinson, Melva Houston, Janice Price, Cle Thompson, Brenda Morie, and is presently a member of the dance band Higher Ground. You can also hear Reggie playing keyboards on Joe Robinson’s second CD “Moving On”. Performing locally with the Joe Robinson Quartet, Reggie has been seen on stages in Greensboro, Charlotte, and Raleigh as the opening act for well known artists such as Gerald Albright, & Boney James.
He now headlines as “The Reggie Buie Group” whom has been performing together around the Triad area since 2004. Their success has been largely due to the group’s versatility and their ability to move effortlessly between playing soft background music, performing jazz standards, music for dancing, or delivering passionate jazz performances and improvisation during live concerts.
Most recently the Reggie Buie Smooth Jazz group is getting noticed in a big way! Being a regular feature at the Rhythm Lounge and Grill in Winston Salem in 2020, the band performed at Middle C Jazz Charlotte, Jazz at The Garden in Belmont, NC, The Martin Luther King Jr Blues & Jazz Festival Chester, SC, and upcoming headliners for the High Country Jazz Festival Boone, NC on June 11 2023! Reggie Buie and his latest smooth jazz recordings can be heard on Apple iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music and on any of your favorite streaming music services!