This is not a Big Important Story. It's a small whimsical story about
finding the unexpected in your own backyard - in this case the existence of
a Spanish dance company pulling standing-room-only crowds in a place
more often known for its Celtic music and dance traditions. Producer
Chris Brookes presents a portrait of El Viento Flamenco, Newfoundland's
only professional flamenco troupe.
The Spanish Room was produced by Chris Brookes The members of El Viente Flamenco are Evelyn Benais, Sean Harris, Bob Sotherby, Adam Staple and Alex Schwartz. Also heard were St. John's folklorist Philip Hiscock and the St. Pat's Dancers. Concert recordings by Terry Windsor and Greg Dodd.
This site offers an encyclopedia of flamenco artists, and audio links to listen to the latest flamenco music.
El Viento Flamenco
Learn more about this Canadian flamenco group.
A massive collection of flamenco and Spanish culture, from books and music to apparel.
Pure Flamenco- Camaron de la Isla
This site, offered in English and Spanish, provides a biography, images, and discography of the flamenco singer Camaron de la Isla, also known as Jose Monge Cruz.
Flamenco: Gypsy Dance and Music from Andalusia
Claus Schreiner (Editor) Reinhard G. Pauly Madeleine Claus
Anthology of Flamenco Falsetas
Flamenco: Passion, Politics and Popular Culture
William Washabaugh John Gledhill (Editor) Barbara Bender (Editor) Bruce Kapferer (Editor)
The Wind Cried : An American Discovery of the World of Flamenco
Paco de Lucia: A New Tradition for the Flamenco Guitar