CRESCENT BALLROOM / FLAMENCO POR LA VIDA Present
LLUVIA FLAMENCA 6 feat. ANDRÉS VADIN
Special Guest: ANDRÉS VADIN, ANGELINA RAMIREZ, OLIVIA ROJAS, FLAMENCO POR LA VIDA
Sat, January 5, 2019
7:00 pmCrescent Ballroom
$25 GA / $30 GA Reserved Seating
This event is 21 and over
LLUVIA FLAMENCA 6 feat. ANDRéS VADIN
An Arizona Flamenco Celebration featuring the best Flamenco performers from all around the Southwest... Presented by Tablao Flamenco PHX!
This year's feature performer is Flamenco Guitarist/Composer Andrés Vadin!
After (6) seasons of performances that brought audiences to thunderous acclaim, “Lluvia Flamenca” returns for a one night celebration of Flamenco! In this year’s edition, Lluvia Flamenca presented by Arizona native and American flamenco dancer, Angelina Ramirez. In addition, Lluvia Flamenca will include over fifteen local and national artists performing on multiple stages. The event kicks off with a pre-show of performances by Youth Flamenco Artists hailing from New Mexico and Arizona. Lluvia will be presented at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix which is the home of Tablao Flamenco PHX, recognized as Phoenix’s most energetic flamenco stage.https://www.crescentphx.com/event/1801490/
An Arizona Flamenco Celebration
Featuring: Flamenco Guitarist/Composer Andrés Vadin
Manuel Guiterrez - flamenco singer/dancer
Yosmel Montejo - bass
Diego Álvarez "El Negro" - percussionist
Ioannis Goudelis - piano/ accordion
Lluvia Flamenca returns for a one night celebration of Flamenco! In its sixth year, Lluvia Flamenca will present Andres Vadín in concert, featuring world renowned flamenco guitarist Andres Vadín and company. Andres Vadín will be accompanied by flamenco dancer and singer Manuel Gutierrez, percussionist Diego Álvarez “El Negro”, bassist Yosmel Montejo, and pianist/accordionist Ioannis Goudelis. Lluvia Flamenca is presented at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix which is the home of Tablao Flamenco PHX, recognized as Phoenix’s most energetic flamenco stage.
Born in Havana, Cuba Andres Vadín is a guitarist, composer, touring artist and educator. Andres began studying music at the age of 10. By 12, Vadín won first prize in the Amadeo Roldan guitar competition. Andres has toured, recorded and collaborated with highly respected flamenco artists such as Jose Mendez, Sabrina Romero, Jorge Pardo, Saul Quiros, Pele (Navajita Platea), Antonio Carmona, Marcus Nand, Josemi Carmona, Concha Buika and Jose Antonio Rodriguez and many others.
About Tablao Flamenco PHX Flamenco Por La Vida (FPLV) has graced the lounge stage at Crescent Ballroom presenting a FREE show every Saturday for 6 years. Co-Directors Angelina Ramirez and Olivia Rojas present Tablao Flamenco PHX featuring local, national and international flamenco artists. In 2015 Phoenix New Times Best Of, FPLV was recognized as “Best Weekly Flamenco Show”. For Lluvia Flamenca 6, FPLV will present a pre-show performance with Arizona flamenco artists Misael Barraza-Díaz, Jason Martinez and Mele Martinez in the lounge at Crescent Ballroom.
About Flamenco Por La Vida: The mission of Flamenco Por La Vida is to build an understanding of and an appreciation for Flamenco in Arizona by presenting festivals and professional flamenco performances, engaging diverse communities and offering classes to students of all ages, races and economic backgrounds.
Andres played and recorded with many artists and groups such as Aceituna sin Hueso, Asere, Billy Cobhan, El Chato, Jorge Pardo, Saul Quiros, Antonio Carmona, Falete, Golden Glow, Jose Fernandez, Wadih El Safi and many others, touring throughout the united kingdom and europe, cuba and lebanon and playing in many festivals (Peter Gabriel Womad, Glastombury, Musicport world music festival).
he started collaborating with singer/song writer kamal kozah in 2002 recording his guitar playing on mar then he went on composing, recording and signing the arrangements of over forty songs on projects such as in my house , chant de nuit, ka and fi layla, to be released shortly.
he loves mestizaje music.
Along with performing and teaching, Angelina produces two festivals in Arizona, Lluvia Flamenca and The Phoenix Festival de España. Angelina also tours with world-renowned, New York based company Noche Flamenca. Angelina was selected to participate in the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures 2017 Leadership Institute. In 2016, Angelina was also selected to participate in the inaugural Creative Aging Teaching Artist Institute through the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Angelina was nominated for an Arizona Governor’s Arts Award in 2016 and her company Flamenco Por La Vida was awarded the 2014 Phoenix Mayors Arts Award for Best Dance Organization.
The mission of Flamenco Por La Vida is to build an understanding of and appreciation for Flamenco in Arizona by presenting festivals and professional flamenco performances, engaging diverse communities and offering classes to students of all ages, races and economic backgrounds.