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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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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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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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