Reichenbach started his jazz playing career while still in high
school by playing with various bands in the Washington, D.C. area.
He also sat in with his fathers group at the famous Georgetown
club "Blues Alley" where he played with artists such as
Zoot Simms, Al Cohn, Clark Terry, Urbie Green, Milt Jackson and
others. While studying with Emory Remington at the Eastman School
of Music in Rochester, N.Y., Bill played with many other jazz artists.
He was also the featured jazz trombonist with the Eastman Jazz Ensemble.
Bill has also recorded with Quincy Jones, Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Toto, The Yellowjackets, Seawind, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, David Foster, Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, EarthWind and Fire, Dr. John, Arrowsmith, and Ray Charles. Bill was a featured artist and clinician at the 1997 International Trombone Festival in Urbana, Illinois and the 2000 International Trombone Festival in Utrecht, Holland.
a writer and arranger, Bill has worked on records for Michael Jackson,
Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Dr. John, Diana Ross and others.
He has arranged many HBO Special Themes and composed the theme for
the HBO One Night Stand comedy show. Bill also composed the theme
for Foxs animated series Peter Pan & the Pirates as well
as much of the underscoring. Bill composed the main title for a
series of Kurt Vonnegut stories called Welcome to the Monkey House
for Showtime. He is currently working on a score for a documentary
film about Frank Lloyd Wright. -
skilled Reichenbach, who led an album for the Silver Screen label
in 1984, has mostly worked in Los Angeles studios during the past
few decades, performing for television, films and commercial dates.