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Female Flamenco Guitarists

By Tomás

Recently I am seeing attention in the media to female flamenco guitarists and I feel that I want to offer a few of my own ideas on the subject of women playing flamenco guitar. My first reaction is why are people talking about females who play flamenco guitar as though this were a separate issue […]

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Flamenco Guitarist accompanies Flamenco Dancer

By Tomás

I work with flamenco dancers a great deal and provide here some observations on the skill of accompanying flamenco dance. The way flamenco dancers work is very different to almost all other forms of dance. The flamenco dancer does not dance to a piece of music and that must sound quite strange to anyone who […]

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Guitar for a Funeral

By Tomás

Playing the guitar for a funeral is a very particular and specific skill and the guitarist needs to be very aware of what is needed and able to respond to the client’s needs. Sometimes the family of the deceased feel that it would be appropriate to have music at certain moments during the funeral service. […]

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Flamenco Guitar Strings Opinions

By Tomás

In response to so many requests that I receive to recommend a make of flamenco guitar strings I offer some guidance below:   First everything I write here is my own personal opinion and the result of my own personal experiences. There are no absolute truths and I advise each guitarist to try out all […]

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Spanish Classical Guitar for Private Party

By Tomás

I played  a recital of Spanish Classical Guitar pieces for a private party. Sometimes I realise what a lovely profession it is to play guitar for people. My real speciality is playing Spanish flamenco guitar but on this occasion the client requested some more gentle classical guitar pieces. This came about because she had seen […]

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Hire a Spanish Flamenco Dancer

By Tomás

Hire a Spanish Flamenco Dancer for any Spanish themed event. I often receive enquiries from people who want to know if I can bring a Flamenco Dancer with me. The answer is absolutely yes and I have thought that perhaps a helpful way to supply the relevant information in in question answer form based upon […]

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Hire book a Spanish Flamenco Guitarist

By Tomás

Hire a Flamenco Guitarist for weddings, corporate events, Spanish themed events, private parties, restaurants and celebrations. If you would like to book a flamenco guitarist to play for your event here is all the information in question and answer form:   How do we contact you to hire you for our event? Phone me or […]

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Spanish Event Flamenco Dancer and Guitarist

By Tomás

I was booked through and agency together with a flamenco dancer to provide an evening of flamenco dancing and guitar playing for a private party for one of their clients. In fact it turned out that the party was not so much a Spanish themed event as in fact a Spanish party; that is to […]

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Flamenco Show Stroke Victim Support Kilpin East Yorkshire

By Tomás

Together with my flamenco dancer Rocio I provided a performance of Flamenco Dance and Guitar Solos. This event was organised partly to raise funds for Stroke Victim Support with specific reference to the East Riding of Yorkshire. However it was also evident that the organisers had real knowledge about Spain, Spanish history and culture and […]

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Paso Fino Horse Flamenco Dancing and Guitar Norton Heath Equestrian Centre

By Tomás

I provided a performance of Flamenco Dance, Castanets and Guitar for the presentation of the Paso Fino horse at the Norton Heath Equestrian Centre. At first we were both a little scared of working in close proximity to horses but as we got involved it became one of the most delightful performances that we have […]

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