Jesus Alejandro “El Niño” was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. At an early age he developed a strong affinity for the music of his native Cuba. By the age of seven, Jesus started playing a variety of instruments. Among his favorites are the guitar, bass, piano and flute. In 1978, Jesus Alejandro made his transition into the music scene as an arranger, rapidly developing a unique style and technique as he worked with fellow musicians in the United States. In 1980, Nino formed a musical group: "Versailles", and signed his first recording contract in 1981 with CBS (currently Sony Music). Since then, Nino has proven his skills as a player and avid arranger/composer, working with well known artists in the Latin venue, among them: "Hansel and Raul", "Roberto Torres", "Oscar D'Leon", "Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca".
At present residing in Montreal, Canada, Jesus is an annual performer at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.
As a songwriter he has created hundreds of original musical copositions, many of which have been featured in Films and Television, among them Showtime’s “Dexter”; FX series “The Shield”;” CBS's “Medium,” “CSI:N.Y.,” “CSI:Miami,” and “CSI:Los Angeles;” NBC's “Chuck” and “Royal Pains”; “Burn Notice,” (USA); and feature films including: “Gran Torino,” “10 Items or Less,” “Happy Endings,” “Laws of Attraction,” “All Good Things” (The Weinstein Co.), and many more.