Here’s a bulerías letra we heard Miguel Lavi sing (and dance to) during Olga Pericet’s show, La espina que quiso ser flor o la flor que soñó con ser bailaora, last week in Albuquerque.
Fernando de la Morena, a leading figure of flamenco from the Santiago neighborhood of Jerez, passed away this week. Please enjoy the following three videos of him and this bulerías letra he sang. May he rest in peace.
Tonight driving home from the workshops with Mercedes she and Santi and Pastora were singing songs in the car. Here’s a bulerías coletilla they sang:
Here’s a bulerias letra (and video) Mara Rey sang during the encore at the Antonio Rey performance last week in Portland. Thank you Seffarine for bringing them to town.
Here is a letra we studied with Mara Rey this week followed by a video of her singing it at last night’s concert with her brother, guitarist Antonio Rey.
A flamenco letra for your Valentine.
Here is a bulerías that you would hear at the end of a guajiras. I learned this one from Alfonso Cid.
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 bulerías letra we studied with José Mijita last weekend here in Jerez. It’s from his Latin Grammy nominated album, Se Llama Flamenco.
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.
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.
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's one more bulerías for you. Zorri sang this to us one Flamenco Tour to Jerez during a meal we shared at José Luís and Maribel's (see pictures here). This was the perfect letra for the occasion:
Ahora sí que estoy a gusto
estoy comiendo y bebiendo
con personas de mi gusto
Usually about a week into the Flamenco Tour I start hearing bulerías in my head at random times. It lingers for awhile upon returning home which I guess is why I've been on such a bulerías kick ...
¿A quién le contaré yo?
yo le canto a mi niño*
que tengo la obligación
I heard today's letra a few weeks ago in Jerez during the Flamenco Tour (at the same show where I heard last week's letra). Juan Peña sang it por bulerías. Upon researching the verse, I discovered the following version por tangos sung by Flora who you'll see in the video below.
Si tuvieras tú vergüenza
como la tiene la gente
no pasaría por mi puerta
ni por la acera de enfrente
Last Friday in Jerez we went to see Tía Juana del Pipa. WOW. You can see a video I took from her performance below. Here is something she sang:
Desde que te fuiste
de la vera mia
yo tengo el alma triste
muy triste noche y dia