Born in Nerja (Málaga), she began her studies at the age of 7 at the Conservatory of Málaga and at the age of 15 she entered the Conservatory of Dance in Madrid. She participates in the choreographic workshop, performing and learning with choreographies of masters such as Currillo, “Betty”, Cristina Visús and Rocío Espada, among others. Winner of the 1st Prize in the Dance Contest of the city of Ribarroja del Turia consecutively in 2009 and 2010, which leads her to be awarded a scholarship by the dance company of Antonio Najarro and winning the prize for best performer.
Saray La Pitita
Saray Fernández, known as Saray La Pitita, was born in Granada in 1988. She belongs to a saga of flamenco artists and is the daughter of the guitarist José Fernández. At the age of 16 she began to train with artists such as Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya, Farruquito and Juana Amaya. At the age of 18 she began his professional career and joined Joaquín Cortés’s company, with which he travelled all over the world. In addition, Saray La Pitita has worked with great artists such as Farru, Josemi Carmona, Jorge Pardo and Rubén Dantas among others.
Manuel Jiménez, known artistically as ‘Bartolo’, is a dancer born in Seville who started out in the world of flamenco with the teacher Pepe Ríos. Manuel Jiménez Bartolo was trained as a professional dancer with the renowned flamenco José Galván and throughout his artistic career he toured tablaos in Seville, Madrid and Barcelona, such as our Tablao Flamenco Cordobes, where he participated in the 25th anniversary. Bartolo has also participated as principal dancer in festivals of international name such as the Bienal de Sevilla, Cité de la Musique de París, Mont de Marsan or La Caracola de Lebrija. During these years he has shared the stage with great flamenco figures such as Israel Galván, Manuela Carrasco, Juana Amaya, Tomatito, Farruquito and Sara Baras.
Saray “La Pitita”
Loreto de Diego
Juan Manzano El Coco
Luis El Granaíno
Juanjo de Nayeli
Israel Cerreduela has worked with prestigious artists such as Antonio Canales, Sara Baras and Enrique Morente, among others. He was born in the flamenco quarter of Cañoroto in Madrid as well as other flamenco artists such as David El Viejín, Gerónimo, La Excepción…
A versatile guitarist, he is one of the most promising young flamenco guitarists in Barcelona. He has a great flamenco soniquete and is already able to accompany all the flamenco palos. He has already been recognized with several awards, among which we can highlight the first prize of the international contest of Hospitalet and also the first prize for the best accompaniment to bulerías singing.
Loreto de Diego (1-5 and 9-15)
Loreto de Diego is a flamenco singer who started acting professionally at the age of 17. Loreto de Diego has worked in important companies with artists such as Antonio Reyes, Antonio Márquez, Marcos Flores, Rafael Aguilar or classical dance figures such as Aída Gómez. He has also toured all over the world. In 2013 he produced and premiered the show “Me sabe a cante” at the Suma Flamenca.
Juanjo de Nayeli
A singer from Tarragona, although with Andalusian roots, he made his debut at the age of 15 in the main flamenco clubs of Catalonia, before moving to Barcelona to work with the best artists.
Juan Manzano “Coco”
Born in San Roc, he is probably one of the most flamenco voices in Barcelona. Authentic and with flamenco in its DNA. He also has a prodigious voice, capable of a temperamental singing, rich in evocative memories and an overflowing naturalness. Juan is a flamenco institution in Barcelona and he never ceases to surprise us year after year.
Luis El Granaíno
Born into a family of artists from Granada, he began to perform throughout Barcelona, his first tour was in Azerbaijan with the company Tuto, Iván Alcalá and Juaquín el Duende, among others. He has performed with artists such as Antonio Canales, Saray García and Rafael Amargo, Barullo and Farruquito in the Sala Apolo. He also collaborated with Duquende in the recording of the album Kantata. He has a pure and gypsy style and specialises in Soleá, Seguiriya and Fandango.
From the 1st to the 15th of February Tablao Flamenco Cordobés demonstrates on a new occasion its compromise to the best flamenco. The historic Tablao located in Las Ramblas in Barcelona and founded in 1970 by a family of artists led by Luis Adame, will have the best flamenco in Barcelona in January during the second fortnight. On this occasion we will have the dancers Águeda Saavedra and Saray La Pitita, the bailaor Bartolo, the guitarists Israel Cerreduela, the cantaora Loreto de Diego and the cantaores Luis El Granaino, Juan Manzano `Coco’ and Morenito de Illora. Once again, Tablao Flamenco Cordobés demonstrates its commitment to flamenco in Barcelona with artists of international stature and young promises on stage. Bartolo, Águeda Saavedra and Saray La Pitita in Tablao Flamenco Cordobes.