Rudy Reunes, who comes from the Ghent area, took trumpet lessons a.o. from Dirk BrossÚ,studied improvisation with a.o. Marc Godfroid (tb). First Prize for trumpet and chamber music and 'Master in de muziek'.
He played in many bands.
He led a quartet with Hans Van Ooost (gt), Filip Deprez or Jean Van Lint (b) and Wim Deroeck or Luc Vanden Bossch (drs), showing a preference for jazz of the cool and post-bop styles. He was fond of melodic jazz tunes and standards.
Member a.o. of the Whodad, Panache, The Smokey Midnight Gang, Boss Ross Quintet, Indian Cigars, he played with Sammy Remington and Maceo Parker and also presented a tribute to Chet Baker.
Other musicians he was associated with : Mario Vermandel, Dominique Vantomme, Filip Verneert, Steven Delanoye, Toni Vitacolonna, Frank De Wolf, RenÚ Jonckheer etc...
Rudy Reunes died in an accident on November 10, 2010.