_TEST1_In February, Tablao Flamenco Cordobes brings together on stage the internationally known Karime Amaya with two young talents of current flamenco scene: Águeda Saavedra and Rober “El Moreno”. The three of them will be accompanied by an extraordinary cast of artists formed by David Cerreduela and José Luis Medina at the guitars and La Tana, Juan Manzano “Coco”, El Quini de Jerez and Manuel de la Nina, singing. Fancy a magical night?
El Quini de Jerez
Juan Manzano El Coco
Manuel de la Nina
In February we will be fortunate to have the infinite passion and art of Karime Amaya. Grandaughter- niece of Carmen Amaya and a dancer of international prestige, her dance oozes strength and temperament and her art has already dazzled viewers and half-world critics. Cities like New York, Tokyo, Albuquerque, Quito, New Mexico, Madrid or Mont-de-Marsan are just some of the places that have already fallen yielded at her feet.
We present during this month also one of the youngest flamenco pearls of Malaga, Águeda Saavedra. Born in Nerja (Málaga), she is the winner of the first prize of the Dance Contest of Ribarroja del Turia. She was also took twice to the dance company of the famous choreographer Antonio Najarro. Thanks to this, she entered into the elite of flamenco dance, collaborating with figures such as Manuel Liñán or Pericet in their shows. Habitual already in the best tablaos of Spain, she is one of the majors promises of her generation.
Rober “El Moreno”
Throughout his career he has worked at Teatro Cómpac Gran Via, Teatro García Lorca and La Latina in Madrid, at the Alcázar Auditorium in San Juan de Valladolid and the Nescafé Theater of the Arts in Santiago de Chile, as well as at the Madrid tablaos Cardamom, Casa Patas, La Corrala Museum, Tablao Torero, flamenco tablao Tablao Estación Los Porches or Tablao Cantares. Rober El Moreno is distinguished for looking for his own way in dance while maintaining a great flamenco purity. The improvisation inspires a very personal style that imposes itself with strength, intensity and elegance on the stage.
Son of famous guitarist “El Nani”, has played for the most famous flamencos, he has been guitarist in the National Ballet of Spain and has also contributed to numerous albums. Considered an extraordinary guitarist to accompany flamenco dancing and singing.
José Luis Media
Guitarist born in Córdoba, he starts playing flamenco guitar with 13 years by Alberto Lucena’s hand, from whom he learned for 5 years.
He receives classes from great masters of the guitar such as Niño de Pura, Eduardo Rebollar, José Luis Postigo, Miguel Ángel Cortés and Pedro Sierra and competes in the Youth Contest of Accompaniment at Cante and the Dance organized by the Cristina Heeren Foundation, receiving the first prize. This same year he also won the third prize as a solo guitarist in Alhaurín de la Torre (Málaga) and in Ogijares (Granada).
He has presented his own show at the Flamenco Festival of Chateauneuf (France).
Victoria Santiago Borja “La Tana” began her professional career singing to dance in companies such as Joaquín Cortés or Farruquito. Paco de Lucía heard her sing in a bar in Seville and asked her to join his own cast. The voice of the Sevillian cantaora takes center stage in several tracks of the album Cositas buenas. The master of Algeciras embarked on the troupe with which he presented his latest album around the world, along with other cantaores such as Duquende and Montse Cortés.
Juan Manzano “Coco”
Natural of San Roc, he is probably one of the most flamenco voices in Barcelona, authentic and with flamenco in his DNA. Add to it a prodigious voice, capable of a temperamental cante, rich with evocative memories and overflowing naturalness. He is an entire flamenco institution in Barcelona and it does not stop surprising us year after year.
El Quini de Jerez
Throughout his career he has worked with many important artists, such as Tomasa Guerrero “La Macanita”, Fernando Terremoto, Elu de Jerez or Merchora Ortega, among others.
Already at 20 years old, mature as a singer, he starts his career as a singer and leave behind his stage as a palmero. At Lagar de Parrilla, one of the most emblematic venues in Jerez starts as a singer and they begin their performances in clubs, contests and festivals, winning first prize of the Contest of Cantes by Bulería de Jerez a year later.
After his success he joined the company of Antonio Gades, traveling the world tour after tour: USA, France, London, California, Morocco or Brazil have been some of their destinations.
Manuel de la Nina
Young flamenco singer from Jerez de la Frontera who has already toured the main cities of the United States. He debuted with Tomasa ‘La Macanita’, Luis ‘El Zambo’ or Tía María Bala, among others