Barrio Manouche & Mallar Bhattacharya Band: A Musical Journey from India to Spain

Barrio Manouche & Mallar Bhattacharya Band: A Musical Journey from India to Spain
Saturday, March 25 @ 7:30PM
The Red Poppy is proud to present an evening with Spanish guitarist/composer Javier Jimenez’s Barrio Manouche, purveyors of original, instrumental jazz manouche, and the Mallar Bhattacharya Band, a Bay Area-based traditional North Indian ensemble. Each band will perform a set and then play together, merging both cultures to become one. Featuring: Javier Jiménez - guitar Alex Zelnick - guitar Luis Jiménez - cajón Magali Sans-Cartier - violin Cyril Guiraud - soprano saxophone Sascha Jacob...
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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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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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Amelia Romano: “New Perspectives” Album Release

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Performing arrangements as dynamic and diverse as Bach and blues to Mexican boleros, Amelia Romano combines Latin rhythms and personal lyrics to produce an intimate and energizing musical experience. With her signature blue electric lever harp, she experiments with various rhythms, tones and textures that demand the listener to re-think the lever harp's role in today's music. Amelia Romano takes the path less traveled. A composer and arranger, she draws on life experience and inspiration to i...
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Fandangueros: Latin/Filipino Folk and Contemporary Music

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Traversing the musical footprints between Spain, Latin America and the Philippines, Fandangueros' compositions value tradition as well as their new iterations. Fandangueros started out as an outfit to support Florante Aguilar’s commissioned compositions and projects. The group’s identity later evolved through Florante and Chus Alonso’s shared passion for their country’s folk music – the Philippines and Spain, respectively. While Florante’s nationalistic approach is a nod to its Spanish influence...
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