Live performance by Flamenco guitarist Juani de la Isla

Juani de la Isla

Juani de la Isla – Photo by Ignacio Escuin (2017, Spain)

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From the Island of San Fernando (Cádiz, Spain) a place known as the cradle of late Flamenco vocalist Camarón de la Isla, Juani de la Isla has accompanied renowned flamenco singers such as José Mercé, Chato de la Isla, Juan Villar among others. He has composed music for the flamenco dance company of Cristina Hoyos.

You´ll listen to his fine guitar and a conversation about his own compositions for his new solo album “Libertad en mis manos” (“Freedom in my hands”) in this interview co-hosted by Cristina Baccin and Bobby Gutiérrez..

Juani de la Isla will host “Flamenco without borders”, a workshop in the rythms of flamenco brought by  Casa Flamenca (401 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM), Sunday February 11th, 4-6pm, sponsored by Instituto Andaluz de Flamenco, “All Flamenco”, Brilliant Sounds, La Isla Ciudad Flamenca and more.

Originally aired on KUNM, co-hosted by Cristina Baccin and Bobby Gutierrez (Feb. 5, 2018)