In the 1920s or 1930s Henry “Kid” Rena used for his Henry Rena brass band the name Pacific brass band, according to Kid Howard.
From this musicians it’s known that they played in the Brass Band:
|Cornet/trumpet||Henry “Kid” Rena (originaly René), Louis Armstrong, Buddy Petit, Louis “Kid” Shots Madison, Eddie Richardson (late 1920s – ), Elmer Talbert, Joe “Kid” Howard(late 1920s – early 1930s), George “Kid Sheik” Colar, Emile “Shot Neck” Hawkins, Percy Humphrey, Burke Stevenson16,|
|Trombone||Jack Carey, Maurice “Morris” French, Albert Warner, Isiah “Big Ike” Robinson, Eddie Summers, Charles “Sonny” Henry, Joe “Kid” Avery, Jim Robinson|
|Clarinet||Joseph “Joe” Rena (later drummer), Zeb Lenares, George Lewis (1927 – 1929), Alphonse Picou|
|Bariton horn||Peter White, Harrison Barnes|
|Alto horn||Henry Taylor, Flowers|
|Alto sax||Manny Gabriel|
|Tuba||George Washington, Bill Thomas, Delmas|
|Snare drum||Christopher “Black Happy” Goldston, Joseph “Joe” Rena, Ernest Rogers, Bat Mosley, Remus or Ramos Mathews, Albert Jiles, Sammy Penn|
|Bass drum||“Black” Benny Williams, Edgar Mosley|
|Leader||Henry “Kid” Rena|
The band played at Black Benny’s funeral.