Today’s letra is a bit different than usual. It’s not actually a song verse…
Watch the presentation of José Galán’s choreography for the 2018 Bienal de Sevilla flashmob, and read the phrases recited during the introduction. Next week I’ll publish the words to the song along with a video from the actual flashmob.
Here is a letra from Rocío Jurado’s Un Puente Por La Bahia. You can see her sing it live in the video to follow.
It’s the final day of the year, so let’s take some time to reflect before ringing in the new year. What moments stood out in your flamenco life this year?
Below you can see some of my favorite flamenco memories from 2018 (in chronological order). I feel extremely grateful for the wonderful experiences this year delivered. One of the things I most love is how each event pictured below offered a new opportunity to join with flamenco lovers from across the country (and the world in some cases) to enjoy this incredible art form together.
Here are my top seven flamenco memories of the year
Today watch a video of Arcángel singing por fandangos.
Here is one of the letras he sings
Here are two interpretations of Villancicos de Gloria, Pitingo and Arcángel…
Today marks the beginning of winter.
Here is letra for you on this, the shortest day of the year.
¡Feliz Invierno & Happy Solstice!
The zambombas are in full swing in Jerez right now. I wish I were there. So, here is a villancico. First the words then a video then an activity for you.
Here is a fandangos letra for you and a video of Paco Toronjo from Carlos Saura’s movie, Flamenco:
Did you set a flamenco (or any type of) resolution last January?
How’s that going?
If the goals you set feel like distant memories, read on. Today I will tell you how you can get back on track and explain why you don’t want to beat yourself up for having let things slide.
Here’s a peek at what happened during week two of the Flamenco Tour to Jerez …
Here are the words to Rosa María along with a video of Rancapino Chico you do not want to miss…
Here’s a bulerías letra and a must-watch video of Pastora Galván.
Today I share with you a Lorca piece, café de Chinitas along with a video from Compañia Rafaela Carrasco. Emilio will be dancing to this in his own way this weekend; I can’t wait to see what he does.
While my obsession with flamenco began twenty years ago, I still often find myself flipping out, amazed, jaw dropped and thinking how flamenco is so *%&#@ing cool. Today a letra and a video to demonstrate my point.
I love asking flamenco artists I admire what advice they have to offer to the flamenco student. Here are thirteen suggestions from some of the best:
Do you wonder where to go to learn about flamenco history? Flamenco singing? Flamenco styles? The terminology?
Below you’ll find a variety of resources to assist you on your quest for more flamenco knowledge.
Here is another bulerías de Cádiz …
Today enjoy a Bulerias de Cádiz letra along with a video of Fabiola Barba that I took during the last Flamenco Tour to Jerez.
Here is a tangos letra and a video of Beatríz Morales dancing to it along with a video of Arcángel.