Chus_bwCHUS ALONSO (flute & laud) grew up in Spain. During his childhood played guitar, Spanish lute, piano, and sang in folkloric groups. In Madrid, studied flute and percussion in the Conservatory. Looking for an alternative education, studied with Pedro Iturralde, the first Spanish musician who explored the fusion between flamenco and jazz. In Barcelona, continued with  jazz composers, That Jones and Chuck Israels. In Berlin, studied flute with Ellen Toettcher of Berlin Conservatory. His professional experience includes 25 years performing, composing, leading musical projects and teaching. Active in local Flamenco and Latin scene since 1984. Leader of the ensemble Potaje, an ensemble that creates new music rooted in flamenco, Latin music and jazz. Founding member and flutist of the Cuban music ensemble Orquesta la Moderna Tradición.