New Book: Flamenco Nation

Interesting new book on Flamenco...

"Holguín’s well-written, witty, and scholarly book on flamenco and the shaping of modern Spanish national identity helps us understand the enigmatic tension between Spaniards’ often ambivalent attitudes toward flamenco and the art form’s enormous success beyond Iberia."

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Briseyda Zárate Flamenco - Upcoming Classes and Workshops - Nov 2019

Sharing, if you are looking to learn flamenco dance and in the Southern California area...

"Starting Sunday Nov. 10, I’ll be teaching a Fall/Winter Workshop Series exploring a variety of rhythms, ranging from the Soleá to Alegrias. Every class will include thorough instruction in technique, including arm/ body positioning, corpor...

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NPR on The Paco de Lucia Project

Great article on the passing of Paco de Lucia, what his touring band is doing and how a huge void needs to be filled before Flamenco once again falls silent.

I don't think it will, too much talent and with the internet, social media, etc... The hope is Paco de Lucia and Flamenco will only grow in popularity for generations to come.

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Cante Classes with José Cortés Fernández - Monday, October 28, 2019

Next Monday~José Cortés Fernández will be teaching a cante class Monday, October 28 at 8-9 pm. The class is $35 and you will learn to sing Flamenco. If you are a dancer, this is especially helpful for understanding cante and how it works with baile, even if you don’t consider yourself a singer. The class is $35 and regist...

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Favorite Tangos for Guitar Warm Up?

Currently listening to Radio Tarifa, on their album Fiebre they have a pretty nice tango called Tangos Del Agujero. Helps warm up my mind and hands to practice tangos...

I also like Tu Camisita De Flores by Duquende, has some interesting changes and it's a bit more challenging...

Again the idea here is just to get the mind and hands warmed...

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