NORTHERN QUARTER AFTER DARK : May 15, 2014.
NQ After Dark – Calaita Flamenco Son Album Launch @ Night & Day Cafe
Calaita Flamenco Son Album Launch
Calaita Flamenco Son
Times doors 8pm
World Music Network is thrilled to announce the forthcoming debut album by Calaita Flamenco Son, whose release is scheduled for Spring 2014 on Riverboat Records.Calaita
As the name might tell, flamenco is central to group’s performances. However, this is flamenco unlike you’ve heard before… not only is this due to the unusual set up which includes the saxophone, Calaita Flamenco Son has managed to beautifully capture the duende (flamenco spirit) on record, as well as their lively, spontaneous energy known from their live shows.
Although currently based in Manchester, the majority of the band originates from Spain. The group is fronted by Chico Pere (vocals, rhythm guitar, composer) who comes from a musical family in Seville. Many of his compositions are inspired on life experiences and travels. The rest of the band consists of by Glenn Sharp (guitar, composer), Leo Paredes (percussion), Diana Castro (vocals) and jazz artist Matt Nickson (saxophone, flute). Besides flamenco, the calaita1diverse backgrounds of each of these artists is reflected in their forthcoming album, with influences ranging from world music to jazz, funk and soul.
In the last two years, Calaita Flamenco Son have been busy recording, performing all around Europe and brought their unique brand of flamenco back to Spain. They have also been heavily involved in the expansion of the flamenco music scene in
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