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Violinist, born 1955 in Breda, Netherlands.
Received his first lessons at the age of 10 from Karel Visser of the music school of Breda (the Netherlands). Reijnen graduated as a solo violinist at the Brabants Conservatorium (Tilburg, the Netherlands), then studied at the Royal Conservatoire (Brussels, Belgium) and followed mastercourses with Andre Gertler in Goslar (Germany) .
He joined the Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest in 1982. In 1993 he worked as concertmaster with the Orquesta Ciudad De Granada (Granada, Spain) for a year, where he discovered gypsy and improvisational music. Back in the Netherlands he then started the gypsy band Youchka. Over the years he has discovered more musical genres and alongside classical music he now plays gypsy, jazz, tango, pop, klezmer and new age.
Reijnen has also founded the string ensemble [a2680968] with whom he appeared on several pop music recordings. He is currently experimenting with electric violins and effects.