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Paco Peña ( Paco Pena) Flamenco Guitarist

By Tomás

For some time now I have wanted to write an essay about the Flamenco guitarist Paco Peña but I refrained from doing so because I have always been very sure that it could become a very long essay; in fact perhaps the longest text on flamenco that I have ever written. The whole idea was […]

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Gipsy Kings Guitar Duet

By Tomás

I provide Performances of Spanish Guitar Duets in the Gipsy Kings style together with an accompanying guitarist. We perform at a variety of events such as weddings, private parties, in restaurants and for Spanish themed events. I discuss our music with each client so that we can provide exactly the kind of musical experience that […]

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Paco de Lucía Remembered

By Tomás

When Paco de Lucía died I knew that I was not going to write something here simply because that is what one does. I decided to wait until I could put something together that would communicate some of the admiration that I have always felt for this master guitarist. I was still a child when […]

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Gerundino Flamenco Guitar for Sale

By Tomás

I have a Gerundino Flamenco Guitar for Sale. spanish version I do not buy and sell guitars but if you feel that you would like to own a Gerundino I may be able to help you. This guitar is: Cypress back and sides (blanca) Spruce face Machine heads 1996 bought directly from Gerundino at his […]

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Paco Castillo 214 F Flamenco Guitar for sale

By Tomás

Paco Castillo 214 F Flamenco Guitar for Sale Brand New, Played once only. Perfect condition. Solid Spruce top Solid Cypres (US) back and sides, ebony fingerboard, inlaid rosette, gold plated machine heads, golpeador Fishman blend tune pick up , with blend microphone and electronic tuner, fitted. Retail price ( in UK pounds sterling as follows: […]

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Pablo Requena Flamenco Guitar Review

By Tomás

I own and frequently play a Pablo Requena Flamenco guitar made in 2005. spanish version I bought the guitar directly from Pablo in 2005 when it was brand new or “just out of the oven” as some luthiers say. I immediately knew that it was fantastic and that is important to me when buying a […]

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Flamenco Guitars by Gerundino

By Tomás

I own three flamenco guitars by Gerundino: 1977,1990 and 1996. They are all absolutely stunning and Gerundino was a master luthier who made some of the finest guitars in the history of flamenco guitar making. The first time I heard a Gerundino it was played by Paco Peña in concert. The guitar had an extraordinarily […]

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Flamenco Performance for Parkinson’s Disease Fundraiser

By Tomás

I am very happy to have given a duet performance with a Flamenco Dancer of Flamenco Guitar Solos, Flamenco Dance and Castanets for a Fundraiser for Parkinson’s Disease. The event was very successful with a substantial amount raised.

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Flamenco Concert Oxford 4 April 2016

By Tomás

UPDATE The concert raised £320.00 for the Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team. The church was full and people responded very enthusiastically to the music as well as to the reason for the concert. I thank everyone at St. Michael’s in the Northgate for their help with the organisation and presentation of the concert, the sound system […]

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Cantes de Ida y Vuelta

By Tomás

Sometimes people ask me to explain the meaning of  Cantes de Ida y Vuelta. We can perhaps translate this rather literally as Songs of Going and Returning. I have a YouTube video of the Guajira which is a very typical example of one of these flamenco forms or palos flamencos as as we say in […]

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