"Perez plays guitar, bass, violin, piano and percussion. .. .. He has played with Johnny Rodriguez, Stevie Ray Vaughan's band Double Trouble, Freddy Fender and Texas Tornados. .. .. "I've been really fortunate to work with some of these guys," Perez said. His father, local singer and songwriter Juan Perez, also provides inspiration. .. .. Reno Perez wrote for and appeared in a Pepsi commercial featuring Ricky Martin. In September, Perez performed at a benefit held at Silver Dollar for Freddy Fender. .. .. "Right now, I'm producing my own album," Perez said. "It's a jazz, blues and Latin thing. It's a little eclectic." .. .. . "I'm always coming up with different projects with all these different genres of music I've played for the past 20 years," Perez said. "At this point in my life, I try to mesh them all together."