Reynaldo Young is a guitarist, composer and workshop leader. Has written concert pieces which have been performed worldwide, as well as music for dance and theatre.
Experienced teacher and educator, he is the founder and director of the *Cardboard Citizens New Music Ensemble*, the UK’s only homeless people’s professional avant-garde music group.
His praxis cristallysed over the years in a set of musical techniques, exercises and compositions which, incorporated into a radical philosophy of music education, now come to define an artistic and militant framework he denominates *The Noise of the Oppressed*.
He lives a semi-secluded life in Lewisham, London.