Flamenco Palos

With Juan Parrilla

FOUR-PART CLASS:

August 9 & 16
September 13 & 20
Sundays | 12:00 – 2:00 pm EST
via Zoom

Single class: $35
Full Series (4 Classes): $100

Class 1 (Aug 9)
General Overview of all the Palos and Bulerías

Class 2 (Aug 16)
Soleares

Class 3 (Sep 13)
Tangos

Class 4 (Sep 20)
Cantiñas

In this 4-part series we will take a closer look at the flamenco palos, featuring composer and musician Juan Parrilla. Learn the traditional musical forms characteristic of flamenco with specific verses, moods, tones and rhythmic structures. Each two-hour class will focus on a different palo including a melodic and rhythmic analysis as well as an exploration of the evolution of the palo from its origin to today.

If you would like to participate in Flamenco Vivo programming and are in need of financial assistance, please email our Program Director, Leslie Roybal, at leslieroybal@flamenco-vivo.org for information on how to apply.

About Juan Parrilla:

Juan Parilla, a native of Jerez, is a composer, performer and educator hailing from a family of renowned flamenco dancers, singers and musicians.  He began studying flute at the Conservatorio de Música in Jerez and later moved to Madrid to study under Andrés Carreres, a soloist with the National Orchestra of Spain.  His career has taken him to the world stages with artists such as Antonio Canales, María Juncal, Lola Greco, Manuela Carrasco, and Farruquito.  You can hear his original compositions in his album “Taxdirt” and on the albums of Ketama, Carmen Linares, Manolo Sanlucar and Jose Mercé.  He teaches at the Escuela Nueva Músicas, Centro de Flamenco y Danza El Lucero, coordinates the music department at the Centro Superior de Estudios del Flamenco and is the author of the educational book Método Flamenco para Instrumentos Melódicos (The Flamenco Method for Melodic Instruments).