Street performances

Street performances

Actuaciones a pié de calle

Conciertos & Live Acts

Conciertos & Live Acts

Every nights

Naturaleza

Naturaleza

Dos zonas de Baño. Two swimming zones.

 Conciertos & Live Acts

Conciertos & Live Acts

Todas las noches

Frías

Frías

Una ciudad medieval anclada en el medievo. A medieval town frozen in the middle age.

Bandas Itinerantes

Bandas Itinerantes

Itinerant Bands

From the traditional Flamenco to the fusion: touch, compass and cante.

  • The Flamenco cadency: its development in the Flamenco styles family tree.

 

  • Flamenco technics for the studio recording: shortcuts for a Flamenco demo.

 

  • Middle-initation to the cante: how to introduce without a rhythm the lyrics to the beat. 

 

  • The Flamenco-fusion and its main actual tendencies with Funky, Boss, Jazz, etc. 

 

 

Biography

 

José Cortés ‘El Pirata’, flamenco guitarist.

 

José starts at the early age of 12 years to play self-taught guitar due Flamenco is deeply ingrained in his family with many Flamenco artists.

 

His first appearance on a stage was at 14 with many bands with which ones has participated on records as composer, arranger, guitarist or singer. In 2000 he played in a record nominated to best flamenco fusion award.

 

He has been in many TV performances; he worked for two years at the ‘los Tarantos’ cave in Sacramonte, Granada. He was member of the ‘Flamencoswallband’ where kept a close collaboration with the trumpeter Jerry González in a tour. From 2006 to 2007 was guitarist for Tati Roman.

 

Between 2008 and 2009 he was with Rubens Dantas and now a day is guitarist for José el Francés and many others.

 

 
The course

 

Flamenco is a music with thousands of styles, called ‘palos’.

 

At this course He will show this variety getting deeper on the more important palos: bulerías, fandango de Huelva, soleá, seguidilla, rumba, tarantos, tangos, malagueñas y alegrías.

 

These styles will be approached from the four basic Flamenco disciplines, individually and in a collective way.

 

The dance, the guitar, the canto and the percussion. Studying the soloist and companion point of view and discovering the secretes of the Flamenco technic and interpretation.

 

 

  • Flamenco roots; amalgam of other musics.

 

  • Flamenco beat (compás) as main support for the course, 2,3,4,6,and 12 times compasses.

 

  • Flamenco guitar technics development.