He began his training at the age of 7 in La Macarena and El Niño de Morón. He graduated in Spanish Dance and Flamenco from the Instituto del Teatro y la Danza de Barcelona and made his professional debut at the Teatro Zorrilla with the Orquesta del Teatro Liceu de Barcelona at the early age of 16. From this moment he began his professional career as part of the New Spanish Ballet. In 2006 he presented his show El Silencio de La Luna (The Silence of the Moon), which was very well received by the public and critics.
Jesús has received awards as Best Outstanding Dancer in the Choreographic Contest of Madrid in 2011 and Desplante Trophy of the 52nd Festival Internacional del Cante de Las Minas de La Unión in 2012, the 3rd prize of Choreography in the contest of Nou Barris-2001 and mention Jóvenes Valores in the National contest of Flamenco Dance of L’Hospitalet – Barcelona 2002. In 2015 he premieres his show “IMPETU’S” and presents it in places like Miami, Los Angeles or Santiago de Chile. In 2018 he begins the year with his new production “CAMINO” and obtains two awards in the Lukas Awards of London (best dancer and best production).
At Tablao Flamenco Cordobes we continue to count on the passion and infinite art of Karime Amaya, Carmen Amaya’s niece/granddaughter and a dancer of consolidated international prestige. Her dance oozes strength and temperament and her art has already dazzled spectators and critics around the world. Cities like New York, Tokyo, Albuquerque, Quito, New Mexico, Madrid or Mont-de-Marsan are just some of the places that have already fallen at her feet.
Laura González is a flamenco dancer who was born in Madrid in 1981. At the age of four she began her artistic career studying and at the age of 17 she began her professional career. She travels through stages all over Spain and international points such as Japan (in 2004 she dances in the renowned Flamenco tablao in Tokyo). The dancer has shared the stage with artists such as ‘Farruquito’, Belén Maya, Rafael Campallo, Marco Flores, Tomás de Perrate, Jesús Méndez…
Justo Fernández “El Tuto”
Juan Manzano El Coco
Luis El Granaíno
Son of the famous guitarist “El Nani”, he has played for the most famous flamenco artists, has been guitarist of the National Ballet of Spain and has also collaborated on numerous albums. He is currently working with Tablao Flamenco Cordobes Barcelona.
Young guitarist born in Barcelona in a family of flamenco artists, began his career at age 14. He has played for leading figures such as Montse Cortés or Farruquito and his career seems unstoppable.
Mara Rey is a cantaora born in Madrid. At a very early age she began to perform in Mexico in theatres such as Bellas Artes and Coba Rubia with her father Tony Rey (guitarist) and her brother Antonio Rey, a renowned guitarist, concert performer and soloist. For years she has worked as a dancer and cantaora with Manuela Carrasco, Los Farruco, Poveda, El Pipa, Duquende, etc. He has also performed at major festivals such as the Bienal de Flamenco or the Festival de Jerez.
Juan Manzano “Coco”
Born in San Roc, he is probably one of the most flamenco voices in Barcelona. Authentic and with flamenco in her 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 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 specialises in Soleá, Seguiriya and Fandango.
The first half of the month of November Tablao Flamenco Cordobés will feature artists of international stature on stage in a new clear commitment to guarantee the best flamenco. The historic tablao of Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Catalonia, will have the presence of singers, guitarists and dancers with a presence throughout the international geography such as Jesús Carmona, Karime Amaya and Laura González. Between 1 and 15 November, Tablao Flamenco Cordobes will host on its stage the award-winning Jesús Carmona, Karime Amaya, Laura González, David Cerreduela, Tuto, Mara Rey, Coco, Luis El Granaíno and Miguel de la Tolea.