With historic roots from the Andalusian Roma (Gypsie) peoples in the southern part of Spain, the distinct passionate flair of Flamenco has become a world recognized genre as well as a UNESCO World's Intangible Cultural Heritage. The culture is comprised of three main expressive components: song, dance, and music - generally guitar. In this introductory class, distinguished DC musician Ricardo Marlow will teach you the basic rhythms and chord progressions in Flamenco music.
Sneak peak here! https://youtu.be/_0j8TObZbbE
Level: all levels (understands basic chords, chord variation and rhythm with ability to change easily between chords)
Supplies: Just your guitar!
About the Artist: Ricardo Marlow was introduced to the guitar by his father, the eminent classical guitarist John E. Marlow. He went on to receive a degree from the James Madison School of Music (James Madison University) in 1997. Mr. Marlow subsequently took up the flamenco guitar and studied with master, Gerardo Núñez, in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain, developing a percussive style of playing that is highly sought after by local flamenco artists. Mr. Marlow has played for the Danza del Rio Flamenco Company, and with Paco de Malaga and Ana Martinez Dance Company. Since 1997 he has performed with Arte Flamenco Dance Company in venues such as The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage and the Baltimore Museum of Art, among others. More about Ricardo at https://www.ricardomarlow.com/
Questions? Contact Amanda Muir at firstname.lastname@example.org
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