Posted in April 2015

Gerardo Núñez with Carmen Cortés and  Eva Yerbabuena, London Flamenco Festival, February 22 & 23

Gerardo Núñez with Carmen Cortés and Eva Yerbabuena, London Flamenco Festival, February 22 & 23

This review originally appeared in Songlines #107 (April/May 2015) p85. Photo: Fotohuta These two shows, which were part of the London Flamenco Festival at Sadler’s Wells, showcased opposite sides of the flamenco spectrum. The Sunday night show featured Gerardo Núñez, a leading flamenco guitarist with guest Gypsy dancer, Carmen Cortés. His playing was technically masterful and … Continue reading

Introducing… Plaza Francia

Introducing… Plaza Francia

This feature originally appeared in Songlines #107 (April/May 2015) p24. Download a pdf here. The trio are blurring the boundaries between retro tango and contemporary pop (Photo: Renaud Corlouer) Plaza Francia might be a new name to many of our readers, but the folks behind the group are certainly no new kids on the block. The group combines the electro-tango … Continue reading