The Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble is one of the best Flamenco fusion groups in the United States. Established in 1994, the group features the unique talents of Val Ramos (lead flamenco guitarist), Jose Ramos (flamenco guitarist), Kris Jensen (flutist and saxophonist), Carlos Hernandez Chavez (bassist), Ashley Jones (violinist), and Matt Moadel (cajon player/percussionist).
Hailed as “the best of classical flamenco brought to modern standards” (Rootsworld.com) and “simply brilliant” (Flamenco Buzz.com), the Ensemble represents the best of contemporary flamenco music, song, and dance.
The Ensemble has performed at numerous major international music festivals. They have been featured on National Public Radio (NPR United States) and Radio Nacional Española (RNE Spain) and their music is featured in several documentary films including “Puerto Rican Passages” (Connecticut Public Television) and “Nuyoricans” (WNET-Thirteen/PBS).