The artists grew up with the best of three worlds: the American influence due to the Panama Canal, the flavor of the Caribbean, and culture and traditions of Panama. Alex Reyes at 6 foot 5 and barely 150 pounds is obviously “Slim.” He is the driving force of the band and fills the roles of lead singer and guitarist on stage. He and David Seitz , Shorty, started the band in 1990 and things have been going uphill since. David plays lead guitar, sings background vocals and acts as the straight man when bantering with Alex between songs.
Shorty&Slim have released five cd’s with Alex and David doing all the writing, arranging, and producing; not bad for an engineer and a science teacher. They have a cult following of people of all ages and cultures and all of their gigs are well attended by their loyal fans