An Evening of Flamenco

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An Evening of Flamenco

An Evening of Flamenco - guitar, song & dance

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The Sound Room 3022 Broadway Oakland, CA 94611

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Flamenco, which UNESCO recently recognized as part of the World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage, is a complex art form incorporating poetry, singing (cante), guitar playing (toque), dance (baile), polyrhythmic hand-clapping (palmas), and finger snapping (pitos). It often features the call and response known as jaleo, a form of “hell raising,” involving hand clapping, foot stomping, and audiences’ encouraging shouts. Nobody really knows where the term “flamenco” originated, but all agree that the art form began in southern Spain—Andalusia and Murcia—but was also shaped by musicians and performers in the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe

Azriel el Moreno - cante

Clara Rodriguez - dance

Marlon Aldana - percussion

David MacLean - guitar

Carola Zertuche - dance