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Dave and Lonnie Chu of Crimson Canary

We've changed our name! Formerly Puente Flamenco, we are now Crimson Canary. We no longer do only flamenco, having added in Portuguese fado and beloved songs in French, Italian and Latin American Spanish as well as classic vocal jazz in English. See what others have said about us:

"Having had well over 1000 music performances over the last nine plus years that have covered every kind of music from classical to hard rock, we at Mocha Maya were very excited to find Dave and Lonnie Chu, as they were a first rate act as well as being wonderful people to work with. Dave and Lonnie brought an electricity and energy to the room that only flamenco music can do when it is played by true professionals. They quickly had the attention of the room and inspired several groups to dance, making for a fun and lively performance. We would not hesitate to book them again and are eager for them to move to New England area so that they could become a regular act for us."

Chris King, Mocha Maya's, Shelburne Falls, MA

"I spent a lovely Saturday afternoon, very recently, as an audience member of the supremely versatile and wonderful Lonnie & David Chu. In this specific event, they were joined by percussionist, David Clement. The chemistry among the artists is immediately evident; the musicality, the energy and varied rhythms, styles and music are quite a treat. The concert lasted about 75 minutes and we all wanted more. Lonnie's vocalistics spanned an impressive range and explored many emotions from the fun "Frenesi," to "La Vie En Rose," to Irving Berlin's, "Blue Skies." Flamenco rhythms and fascinating guitar and percussion capped off this most unusual program. I'm a fan! I write this, simply, because I was there and I had a ball! And I wanted to state it publicly."

Julian Corsello, music archivist, Syracuse, NY

"Lonnie and David Chu have taken on one of the most challenging forms of music in our time, Flamenco. Flamenco arts have been a source of magic in my life for well over fifty years, and it was particularly gratifying to meet and hear these modern day practitioners of this art form. They are faithful to the traditions with Lonnie's clear soulful singing (Cante) layered over David's intricate guitar virtuosity (Toque). I highly recommend an evening of their musical offerings."

Dennis Willmott, Vermont-based flamenco guitarist and blues bandleader, Left Eye Jump Blues Band

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