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.
Here is a bulerías letra we studied with José Mijita last weekend here in Jerez. It’s from his Latin Grammy nominated album, Se Llama Flamenco.
Here’s a peek at what we’ve been up to so far on the Flamenco Tour to Jerez …
Twenty years ago when I went to Spain for the first time, I got to see Paco de Lucía perform at Teatro de la Maestranza during the Bienal de Sevilla. This happened after I had been living there for about six months at a time when I was just beginning to understand what flamenco was.
Greetings from Jerez. I’m here on the Flamenco Tour, up to my ears in bulerías and loving it. So, here’s one for you today along with a video of Gema Moneo.
Here is a bulerías letra for you and a video of Juanilloro recording in Jerez.
Below you’ll find a bulerías letra along with a video of José Mercé singing it for Manuela Carrasco.
Here is a tangos letra and a video of Manuel Liñan dancing to it that will blow you away.
Bulerías is a fiesta-style dance from Jerez, Spain. It is the most improvisational form of flamenco and probably the silliest as well. The following video from a produce shop in Jerez gives you a picture of what bulerías is all about …
,Earlier this week Juanilloro, a young flamenco singer from La Plazuela in Jerez passed away. He was only 38 years old. Here’s a video of him singing and dancing along with a letra.
Video interview with flamenco dancer and choreographer Manuel Liñan, winner of Spain's prestigious National Dance Award (Premio Nacional de Danza 2017), where he talks about life as a professional flamenco dancer and choreographer.
Here a letra and a video of Zorri dancing bulerías that will make your day.
Tengo un canasto …
Here is a bulerías letra with a video of El Terremoto singing it.
Quiera tu madre o no quiera …
Here is a tientos letra followed by a video of Aurora Vargas singing it:
Como la tierra tú eres…
Here is a tangos letra along with a video of José Mercé singing it accompanied by Moraíto Chico.
El faro de Chipiona
lo van a poner más alto
pa que alumbre a los vapores
y no se pierdan los barcos