Caminos Flamencos with Javi & Luis Jimenez of Barrio Manouche: Flamenqueando

Caminos Flamencos with Javi & Luis Jimenez of Barrio Manouche: Flamenqueando
Friday, December 15 @ 7:30PM
Six members of flamenco group Caminos Flamencos and Django-inspired Barrio Manouche explore the boundaries between both musical worlds to form an exciting mix of flamenco, jazz, and Roma jazz. Directed by Emmy Award-winning choreographer/dancer Yaelisa, Artistic Director of Caminos Flamencos, this performance is a smaller version of the highly successful Gypsy Jazz Meets Flamenco.   FEATURING: Jason "El Rubio" McGuire - guitar Felix de Lola - vocals Yaelisa - dance Fanny Ara - dance ...
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Trio Caminos: Music of Venezuela, Spain, Cuba & America

Trio Caminos: Music of Venezuela, Spain, Cuba & America
Thursday, December 7 @ 7:30PM
Trio Caminos, an acoustic ensemble that offers a fresh mix of Venezuelan, Spanish, Cuban, and American styles, takes the Poppy stage for an evening of original compositions that blend flamenco with joropo and Afro-Caribbean beats, as well as music by renowned composers such as Astor Piazzolla, Hermeto Pascoal, and Michel Camilo.   FEATURING: Carlos Caminos - guitar Sascha Jacobsen - bass Marlon Aldana - cajón   Learn more: Website Photo by: Zaque Eyn   EVENT DETAILS &...
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Ole, Opa!: Balkan, Turkish & Spanish Songs with Flamenco Dance

Ole, Opa!: Balkan, Turkish & Spanish Songs with Flamenco Dance
Thursday, November 9 @ 7:30PM
Flamenco dancer Bianca Rodriguez and New York-based Balkan/Turkish singer Jenny Luna team up with clarinetist Calvin Lai and guitarist Gopal Slavonic for a night of music from Turkey, Spain, and the Balkans.   FEATURING: Jenny Luna - vocals, cajon Gopal Slavonic - guitar Calvin Lai - clarinet Bianca Rodriguez - flamenco dance   Learn more: Jenny Luna   EVENT DETAILS   Time: Doors 7:00PM / Show 7:30PM Admission: $15-20 sliding scale Tickets will not be sold i...
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Ole! Opa!: Balkan, Turkish & Spanish Songs with Flamenco Dance

Ole! Opa!: Balkan, Turkish & Spanish Songs with Flamenco Dance
Thursday, February 23 @ 7:30PM
This bicoastal quartet–comprised of New York-based singer Jenny Luna and Bay Area residents Bianca Rodriguez (flamenco dance), Morgan Nilsen (clarinet), and Chris Reid (guitar)–promises to bring you a fresh take on music from Turkey, Spain, and the Balkans. Ole! Opa!, formed by Bianca Rodriguez and Jenny Luna, draws from Jenny’s background in Balkan and Turkish singing and Bianca's background in flamenco dance. The group performs songs from several countries, including Turkey, Spain, Romania,...
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Alex Conde: Latin Jazz Meets Piano Flamenco (Double Show!)

Alex Conde: Latin Jazz Meets Piano Flamenco (Double Show!)
Thurs, Feb 16 @ 7:00PM & 8:45PM
The Red Poppy Art House welcomes back Spanish flamenco-jazz pianist Alex Conde for an evening of Latin jazz classics and originals. Conde has received enthusiastic accolades for Descarga for Monk, his 2015 jazz, flamenco, and Latin tribute to piano genius Thelonious Monk, and his double show promises to deliver the same thrills. Featuring: Alex Conde - piano (plus a special guest) Berklee College graduate Alex Conde, a native from Spain, is regarded as one of the foremost exponents of ...
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LoCura: From Spain to the Caribbean and Back

LoCura
Sat, Nov 19 @ 7:30PM
With music that’s equal parts flamenco, reggae, cumbia, Cuban son, and ska, LoCura happily crosses borders to bring back the goods for your soul and your dancing feet. Their Red Poppy show will feature a new lineup, new songs, and remixed classics. Featuring: Featuring: Kata Miletich - vocals Bob Sanders - guitars Melissa Cruz - cajón, flamenco dance Juan Manuel Caipo - bass guitar Katiana Vilá - percussion, cuatro Inspired by the Spanish phrase “ida y vuelta (round trip),” which ...
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Tiffany Austin & Alex Conde: Flamenco Meets the Blues (Double Show!)

Tiffany Austin & Alex Conde (Double Show!)
Sat, Nov 12 @ 7:00PM & 8:30PM
Bay Area blues singer Tiffany Austin partners up with Spanish flamenco jazz pianist Alex Conde for an evening of blues, jazz, and piano flamenco exploration. Featuring: Tiffany Austin - vocals Alex Conde - piano Tiffany Austin's much-anticipated debut recording, Nothing But Soul, has received a warm reception from audiences and critics alike, including a four-star DownBeat Magazine review, a feature on NPR’s Fresh Air radio program, and inclusion on KQED’s Top 10 Bay Area Jazz Releases o...
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Trio Caminos: Latin Jazz Meets Spanish Beats

Trio Caminos
Thurs, Oct 20 @ 7:30PM
Synthesizing elements of jazz, flamenco, tango, and Latin American music, Trio Caminos is a new acoustic ensemble led by Venezuelan guitarist Carlos Caminos. After moving to the Bay Area, Caminos connected with bassist Sascha Jacobsen and percussionist Sage Baggott to create original compositions and play music by composers such as Astor Piazzolla and Michel Camilo. Together, Trio Caminos boasts a rich, diverse repertoire that marries Latin American music to Afro-Caribbean, Spanish, and joropo b...
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Dream #1: Live Painting by Adrian with Amaranth Quartet and Special Guest La Tania

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Adrián Arias’ studio will move for one night to the Red Poppy Art House to show the painter and poet in his creative process. With the atmosphere of a dream, this multidisciplinary event features a live painting by Adrian and a presentation of his famous ceviche to be shared with the audience. Accompanying his art is a performance by Amaranth Quartet and the music of Phillip Glass, Debussy and more. Flamenco dancer La Tania joins Adrian as a special guest, performing two pieces inspired by the c...
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Therianthrope: Tabla, Nylon String Guitar & Live Looping

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A duo consisting of nylon string guitarist Dusty Brough and tabla percussionist Miles Shrewsbery, Therianthrope draws from various musical influences and traditions including jazz, flamenco, classical Indian and Romani music. Featuring: Dusty Brough - nylon guitar Miles Shrewsbery - tabla, percussion Based in San Diego, guitarist Dusty Brough brilliantly integrates his roots in flamenco with jazz, folk, Romani, Brazilian, Balkan music. His nylon string guitar playing is marked by an agil...
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[DOUBLE SHOW] Alex Conde: Descarga for Monk: Latin Jazz Thelonious Monk Tribute

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Spanish pianist Alex Conde finds his own path to the music of the great jazz musician, Thelonious Monk. Named in "Best of 2015" by DownBeat Magazine and All About Jazz Magazine, Conde's album Descarga for Monk incorporates flamenco, swing and Latin rhythms with unmistakable virtuosity and lyricism. After graduating at the conservatory of music in Valencia, Spain, Alex Conde came to study at Berklee College in Boston with Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, and George Garzone. He has toured around the g...
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