The Story of Flamenco

The Story of Flamenco

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Overview

The Story of Flamenco can either be very painful to hear -- what with all that frenetic boot slamming and insanely intense guitar playing -- or it can bring the promise of sultry evenings and vague notions of cultural richness and full-scale dramas played out on-stage. It can be both, really, and this fine Capitol collection brings all the history and the excitement home by way of 17 cuts spanning the long history of the form. Featuring some of the world's most accomplished flamenco musicians, The Story of Flamenco includes performances by such well-known figures as Gabriel Moreno, Pepe de la Matrona, and Paco Isidro. So, pour yourself a nice glass of Spanish wine and prepare to be enthralled.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/29/1997
Label: Blue Note Records
UPC: 0724385568022
catalogNumber: 55680
Rank: 10117

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Niña de Puebla   Track Performer
Manolo Caracol   Track Performer
Fernanda de Utrera   Track Performer
Pepe Habichuela   Guitar
Tomatito   Guitar
Terremoto de Jerez   Track Performer
Pepe de la Matrona   Track Performer
Paco Cepero   Guitar
Melchor de Marchena   Guitar
Manolo de Badajoz   Guitar
Enrique de Melchor   Guitar
Manuel Morao   Guitar
Enrique Morente   Track Performer
Pepe Marchena   Track Performer
Hermanos Trejo   Track Performer
Pepe Martinez   Guitar
Paco de Antequera   Guitar
Andrés Heredia   Guitar
Pericón de Cádiz   Track Performer
Paco Isidro   Track Performer
Gabriel Moreno   Track Performer
Felix de Utrera   Guitar

Technical Credits

Ramón Montoya   Contributor
Angel Alvarez Caballero   Liner Notes

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