July 1, 1953 – November 4, 2021 Longtime artist, producer, actor, artist and graphic designer, Kurt Reichenbach with friends and fans from the United States and Japan passed away at UCLA Medical Center on November 4 in the Age 68 from complications following recovery from COVID-19. Son of legendary jazz drummer Bill Reichenbach, Sr. and his wife Jeannette, Kurt’s singing career has been hailed by jazz critics and has included several CD albums and concerts at venues such as Vitello’s, the LA Jazz Institute. , the Kirk Douglas Theater, the legendary New York’s 92nd Street Y, and a tour of Japan. Kurt was often accompanied by his brother, renowned jazz trombonist and composer Bill Reichenbach, Jr. As an actor, he appeared in local theater and on television shows such as “LA Law”. Also a respected graphic designer, Kurt’s clients included Disney and the Academy of Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Films and its annual Saturn Awards. Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 1989, Kurt resided in the Maryland suburb of Washington, DC. There he operated his first graphic design studio, enjoyed local fame as one half of the comedy duo Reichenbach & Hill, and began his career as a solo singer. Kurt will be remembered for his boundless talent and creativity, his keen sense of humor, and his deep and genuine concern for everyone he spent time with. Kurt is survived by brothers Bill and Karl Reichenbach; sister Lisa Pinnick; sisters-in-law Fran Reichenbach and Lisa Reichenbach; brother-in-law David Pinnick; his aunt Ruth Salomon; and his niece, his nephews and his cousins. Memorial service information at http://eepurl.com/hN0zmb.
Posted by Los Angeles Times on December 12, 2021.