Q&A: A Conversation with Alex Acuña
Luis "Chi-Chi" Ernesto Alex Acuña was born and raised in Lima, Peru. A self-educated musician, he was inspired by his father and brothers, all of whom were musicians. By the time Alex turned ten he was already playing in local bands. As a teenager, he was one of Peru’s most accomplished session drummers, performing on many recording projects for artists, as well as film and television productions. Alex also earned a glowing reputation for his skills as a live performer.