With Soy Flamenco Tomatito felt free to browse an impressive variety of styles and forms that meet alternately or simultaneously, the spirit and the letter of flamenco. He is the composer from seven of ten tracks on this album which is flamenco today at its highest level.
Anyone who has every witnessed the torrential solo performances of Dominican Republic piano maestro Michel Camilo might assume there wouldn’t be much room on stage for an equal partner, but his partnership with flamenco guitarist Tomatito has been compatibly maturing for almost 20 years. On their third album, they wind discreetly around each other on romantic themes such as the octave-pinging Agua y Vinho, and dance gracefully together on willowy Spanish love songs.
The flamenco singer José Cortés Jiménez, aka 'Pansequito', is currently recognized as one of the most personal flamenco performers and has several prestigious awards in the world of flamenco. His style is creative and innovative. With over 50 years of experience knows and masters at the same time all flamenco forms, especially 'alegrías', 'bulería' and 'soleá'. Pansequito sounds different and provided a breath of fresh air to flamenco. In this CD accompanies with guitar the great guitarist Tomatito
This third installment comes 10 years after the success of Spain Again (2006) and completes the trilogy of this magical duo, which pioneered the union of a Piano and a Flamenco guitar.
International recording and touring artist, Charles Sedlak will give you very detailed and entertaining lessons to get you started playing Flamenco guitar today! Charles will teach you proper form, technique and strumming patterns to master the lessons in this DVD and inspire you to create your own exciting Flamenco compositions. Learn techniques such as: Rasguedo, Rumba, Triplets, Picking Techniques, Malaguena, Tarantas, Soleares and More! Flamenco Made Easy Contains: Bonus Lessons, Interactive Lesson Charts, on-screen tabs and a PDF Tab Book!
"Spain Again" reunites Spanish flamenco guitarist Tomatito with American jazz pianist Michel Camilo. Camilo is a classically trained prodigy whose influences range from Art Tatum to Keith Jarrett, while Tomatito reigns as one of his country's brightest stars, citing Paco De Lucia as one of his key inspirations. The success of this collaboration does not lie in the differences between their musical heritages, but rather in the common ground these two masters forge within the parameters of this recording.
The passion and fire of flamenco, with its driving dance rhythms and spectacular melodies, has inspired guitarists for generations. This Spanish Gypsy folk music has its roots in the Middle East, and you can hear strains of Arabic, Jewish, Eastern European, Indian and other ethnicities in its powerful rhythms and harmonies.