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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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The difference between Classical and Flamenco Guitars

By Tomás

What is the difference between classical and flamenco guitars? This was a simple enough question to answer before about 1970 because classical and flamenco guitars were very different as indeed was the music and the players of the two styles. The classical guitar was the larger of the two. The back and sides were made […]

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Spanish Flamenco Guitarist for your Spanish Tapas/Paella Event

By Tomás

Spanish Flamenco Guitarist for your Spanish Tapas Event I offer a recital of passionate flamenco pieces contrasted with more gentle Spanish classical pieces in accordance with your musical preferences. (If you are more interested in Flamenco Dance perhaps you might enjoy this article where I explain my performances with flamenco dancers) Did you know that […]

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Flamenco at Wesley Memorial Church Oxford

By Tomás

On Thursday 07 May 2015 I gave a recital of Flamenco Guitar music with Flamenco Castanets at Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford. It was a very great pleasure to play flamenco for the audience who were very appreciative. People very much enjoyed the conversation between guitar and castanets as well as the guitar solos. The programme […]

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Singer Needed: Spanish Songs

By Tomás

Spanish Singer Needed Spanish singer needed for possible work in the UK. Please contact by e mail for further details.

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Flamenco Dancer Needed

By Tomás

Flamenco Dancer Needed A flamenco dancer is needed for possible work in the UK. Please make contact by e mail for further details.

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Se Busca Bailaora de Flamenco

By Tomás

Se busca bailaora de flamenco o bailaor de flamenco para trabajos en Inglaterra. Si ya vives en Inglaterra o tienes previsto pasar una temporada aquí se pueden ofrecer trabajos ocasionalmente. No es preciso tener un repertorio muy extensivo ya montado. Es más importante tener buenas maneras en el baile y ganas de trabajar. Los trabajos […]

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Flamenco Guitarist and Dancer for Weddings

By Tomás

Spanish Flamenco Guitarist and Dancer available for weddings, Spanish dinners, tapas nights, wine tastings, fundraising events and other Spanish themed events. ( If you are more interested in Solo guitar perhaps you might enjoy this article in which I explain my Solo Flamenco and Classical guitar repertoire and performances) I am very fortunate that I […]

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Flamenco Boots Men

By Tomás

Flamenco Boots Men Make: Senovilla Size: The boot says 3.5 but in fact it fits British size man 7 or 7.5 Colour: Black like suede or velvet Condition: Brand new. These have never been worn Price: £60.00 Such boots cost about £140.00 in a shop To try them: Contact me and meet me where I […]

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Flamenco Guitars: Advice on Buying

By Tomás

Introduction Playability String Spacing Strings Tight or Loose Taking Measurements or Requesting These Making Changes to the Instrument: Yes and No What it Sounds Like Volume Projection Balance Responsiveness Slow or Fast Sweet or Aggressive Appearance Machine Heads or Pegs Conclusion

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