akram khan, israel galván; khan, galván Flamenco and indian Khatak dances. During one rehearsal Galvan grappled with toto-vaca, a maori-inspired phonetic poem from de dadaist Tristan Tzara. Toro Vaca Two sacred animals in both traditions Therefore the name. Amazing combination.
This amazing oud player, Omar Bashir, half iraqi and half hungarian is the son of the considered supreme arab master musician Munir Bashir. In his tour called “The Crazy Oud Tour” he played Rumbas with spanish guitars and ouds.
This pearl is a combination of flamenco with arabic sufi music. It is the very beginning of the great film Vengo by Tony Gatlif, an ode to the artistry and magic of flamenco dancing. Tomatito is a very imporant flamenco guitarist and Ahmad Tuni is one of the last great munshidin, singers of the islamic sacredContinue reading “Tomatito & Ahmad Al Tuni”
La negra and Lole Montoya, mother and daugther, andalusian well known cantaoras, singing flamenco in Arabic language. Lole also dances a bit and ends the video with the “Alfi Leila u Leila” song, master piece from one of the best Egyptian singers of all times, Oum Kalthoum. Undoubtedly, flamenco and arabic music are glad together.Continue reading “La Negra & Lole Montoya”
Two great figures, flamenco and algerian music together.