Between the 1st and 20th of April Tablao Flamenco Cordobes will present a show that will be headed by the dancers José Maya and Karime Amaya. The historic tablao of La Rambla in Barcelona will also feature the guitar players David Cerreduela, Tuto Fernández and Eugenio Santiago as well as the vocalists Luis El Granaíno, El Coco, Bocaíllo and Antonio Fernández.
José Maya is a flamenco dancer born into a family of artists. He began his career on the stages of the Albéniz Theatre at the age of nine, sharing the stage with masters such as Antonio Canales, Juan Ramírez and Enrique Morente. Considered one of the most important flamenco artists in the world, he has worked alongside international music stars such as Marc Anthony, Björk or Beyoncé and has collaborated with the most important flamenco artists of recent years: Tomatito, Güito, Ketama, Estrella Morente, Belén Maya, the Farruco or Israel Galván, among many others.
Along with José Maya will be the dancer Karime Amaya, member of the Amaya family and grandniece of “La Capitana” Carmen Amaya, the most famous dancer of all time. Karime Amaya made her debut at the age of nine and since then has performed at festivals and theatres around the world, such as the Albuquerque International Festival in the United States, the Quito Festival, the Mont-de-Marsan Flamenco Art Festival in France, the Monterrey Flamenco Art Festival and the Jerez Flamenco Festival, among many others. On the other hand, the dancer Karime Amaya premiered last November 2018 at the SAT Teatre in Barcelona her own show: La Fuente.
Justo Fernández “El Tuto”
Antonio Campos “Bocaillo”
Luis El Granaíno
Juan Manzano El Coco
Son of the famous guitarist “El Nani”, he has played for the most famous flamenco artists, has been a guitarist for the Spanish National Ballet and has also collaborated on numerous albums. He is currently working with Tablao Flamenco Cordobes Barcelona. At 14 he began his professional career accompanying no less than Lola Flores and Merche Esmeralda. Later he joined the company of Antonio Canales in the works of Torero or Gitano.
A young guitarist born in Barcelona into a family of flamenco artists, he began his career at the age of 14. He has played for prominent figures such as Montse Cortés and Farruquito and his career seems unstoppable.
Versatile guitarist, he is one of the most promising young people of the flamenco guitar in Barcelona. Eugenio Santiago has already been recognized with several awards, among which we can highlight the first prize of the International Competition of Hospitalet and also the First Prize for Best Accompaniment to Bulerias Song. Eugenio Santiago has shared the stage with great flamenco artists such as Farru, Juan de Juan, Belén López, Morenito de Illora, Joselillo Romero and Simón Roma among many others.
Fabiola Pérez Rodríguez was born in Arcos de la Frontera (Cádiz). She studied at the Cristina Heeren Foundation with José de la Tomasa, Paco Taranto and Esperanza Fernández. This great cantaora has sung for great figures of the dance and develops to perfection in the cantes de compás. As well as having performed with Cristina Hoyos’ company, she has performed in almost all the tablaos in Spain and has sung at festivals and theatres all over the world. In 2018 La Fabi releases her album “Fruto y Flores”.
JUAN MANZANO EL COCO
Born in San Roc, he is probably one of the most flamenco voices in Barcelona. Authentic and with flamenco in his DNA. He also has a prodigious voice, capable of temperamental singing, rich in evocative memories and overflowing naturalness. Juan is a flamenco institution in Barcelona and he never ceases to surprise us year after year.
ANTONIO CAMPOS “BOCAILLO”
This Catalan cantaor from the Bon Pastor neighbourhood has been surrounded by flamenco since he was a child, his grandfather being the first cousin of the Porrina. He trained as a professional cantaor in Tablao Flamenco Cordobés working with great artists such as Karime Amay, la Susi, Pastora Galván, Manuel Tañé or Antonio Vilar.
LUIS EL GRANAINO
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 is a specialist in Soleá, Seguiriya and Fandango.