Flamenco Soul Project - The Passion and Romance of Spanish Dance
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The last date listed for Flamenco Soul Project was Friday June 22, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Flamenco music is, and has been, one of the most important cultural legacies of Spain. For nearly a century, the grand masters of the art form like Carmen Amaya, Jose Greco, and Sabicas have traveled to the U.S. to perform for the American public. For the 2012 Blue Note Jazz Festival, ﬂamenco comes to this country yet again with the Flamenco Soul Project. This time, however, it arrives in a different way – not as something exotic and foreign, but as deep, quality music that bears deep connections with jazz and Latin music. Today, the attitude of the American public is more versatile and receptive than ever, ensuring that a deep appreciation for the flamenco tradition can take root on this side of the Atlantic.
The Flamenco Soul Project offers an up-close look at these flamenco and Latin sounds coming from Spain and the Americas. The show features a talented group of young artists, including pianist Ariadna Castellanos, dancer Nino de Los Reyes, flutist Jeremy de Jesus, acoustic bassist Tamir Shmerling, drummer Jose Andres Marquez, and percussionist Jose Antonio Alvarez Montana. Under the direction of Javier Limon, the group will present music from the Flamenco Soul album they recorded in collaboration with the Berklee College of Music in Boston this past November. The show will take the form of a journey through the history of flamenco: a first glance at flamenco’s oldest and most original styles, an overview of its distinct paths of evolution, and an exploration of the experimental modes of today, offering a preview to flamenco’s future.
A Seven-time Latin Grammy winner, Artistic Director of Berklee College of Music’s Mediterranean Music Institute in Valencia, as well as a 2012 Artist-in-Residence at Berklee, young producer, musician, and composer Javier Limon is already legend of Latin American culture. A graduate of the Madrid Royal Conservatory, where he studied piano and guitar, he has composed and produced albums for giants of the music world like Paco de Lucia, Bebo Valdes, El Cigala, Enrique Morente, Wynton Marsalis, and the acclaimed Spanish singer Concha Buika. One of his latest projects is Mujeres de Agua (2010), a tribute to the inspiration of the Mediterranean – traditional instruments, rhythms, and the atmosphere of the blue waters.