Ruben Barreras Jr, plays alto/ tenor saxaphone, sings background vocals and is the leader of Black Pearl Band NM. Ruben started playing saxaphone at the age of ten and he also plays accordian, bass guitar, guitar, trumpet, and keyboard. Ruben has played with several New Mexico bands such as Los Musicos De Cristo, Expression, The Albuquerque Police Department band "The Force", and Latin Society. Ruben's musical influences include father Ruben Barreras Sr.( Musicos De Cristo), George Strait, Little Joe, Jimmy Edwards, Kool and the Gang, and KC and the Sunshine Band.
Alvin (Al) Suazo is our lead vocalist and also sings background. Al play light percussion and harmonica. Al started playing music at 33 years old. Al has played with Those Guys Band and Rebel Soul band. Al's musical influences are 70s 80s 90s Country, Tiny Morrie, Little Joe, The Eagles...Most Recently; Tortilla Factory, Latin Breed, Liberty Band, Ruben Ramos...
Rafael Nunez plays guitar.
Roger Saiz plays drums and percussion.
Nick Stordahl plays lead trumpet.
Paul Marquez plays alto, baritone, and tenor saxophone.
Ross Hill plays trumpet and violin.
Martin Valdez plays bass guitar.
Francisco Alvarado play keyboard.
Linda Corriz-Barreras-Manager of Black Pearl Band NM
Jimmy Barela- Stage Crew