- Reynaldo’s trajectory as a Trombonist follows that of the evolution of Salsa Music. Born in Puerto Rico, Reynaldo moved to NYC in 1971. That same year, he joined the Fania All-Stars, and with them was a part of the movie “Our Latin Thing”.
He has helped bring Salsa to the far reaches of the world such as Russia, Egypt, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Taiwan, China, Morocco, and South Africa among many others. Reynaldo has taken part in more than fifty musical recordings including Grammy Award winning; Ruben Blades “Antecedentes”, Tito Puente “Homenaje A Benny”, Tito Puente “Mambo Birdland”,Tito Puente & Eddie Palmieri “Masterpiece”, Arturo O’Farril ALJO “Song For Chico”, Ruben Blades Seis Del Solar “Todos Vuelven Live Recording”.
He currently enjoys teaching part-time at Robert Treat Academy, a blue ribbon charter school in Newark, NJ and is an active member of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Community Arts Advisory Council. He currently performs regularly with the The Mambo Legends Orchestra and Spanish Harlem Orchestra, among many other bands.
|2012||“Live” In Puerto Rico: June 11, 1994||Fania All-Stars||Trombone|
|2012||Desde Nueva York a Puerto Rico||Eddie Montalvo||Trombone|
|2011||40 Acres and a Burro||Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra||Trombone|
|2011||Watch Out! [¡Ten Cuidao!]||Mambo Legends Orchestra||Trombone|
|2010||Causes Perdues et Musiques Tropicales||Bernard Lavilliers||Trombone|
|2010||Ponte Duro: The Fania All Stars Story||Fania All-Stars||Soloist, Trombone|
|2009||Conquistador De Corazones||Domingo Quiñones||Trombone|
|2009||Many Moods||Yolanda Duke||Trombone|
|1981||Canciones del Solar de los Aburridos||Rubén Blades||Musician|
|1980||El Sabio||Héctor Lavoe||Trombone|
|1976||Tribute to Tito Rodriguez||Fania All-Stars||Trombone|
|1974||Live in Quad||Orchestra Harlow||Soloist, Trombone|
|1973||Live at the Cheetah, Vol. 2||Fania All-Stars||Trombone|
|3rd Element||Luisito Quintero||Guest Artist, Trombone|
|Sammy Ayala||Sammy Ayala||Trombone|
|Te Llevo Bajo La Piel: The Great American Songbook Goes Latino||Yolanda Duke||Trombone|
|Viejos Pero Sabrosos||Ralph Irizarry||Trombone|