Album released by Spanish guitarist Carlos Heredia as soloist. For many years he accompanied singing and dancing for many flamenco artists before recording this work with ten items of his own creation. Carlos is accompanied by Michael Kiaer (bass), Jason McGuire (drawer and guitar), vocals by Fermín Carmona and four members in chorus and clapping. Heredia is a guitarist who mixes classical and modern flamenco in line with current trends, giving power and emotion to his guitar.
Promotional album for the gypsy group Narvalo within a collection dedicated to universal ethnic music and flamenco here. 'Narvalo' is a gypsy band natural from the Camargue region of France. The name derives from the title of a book by Pierre Guy Greneuil -founder of the group, musician, songwriter and guitarist-. Narvalo's music thrives on Catalan and Andalusian flamenco music while making sounds and rhythms of ancient Hungarian melodies. Led by Jo Pucheu the group have shaped sound fuller and richer progressively adding to vocals and guitars of the gypsy duo formed by 'Negrita' and 'Boï' more vocal and instrumental components with rhythm sections, keyboards, flute and saxophone. The music on this CD sounds very close to Catalan rumba, which is nourished, and is true, rhythmic, lively and passionate. This CD was reissued again in 2005, under the revised title of 'A trip around the world. Spain. Gipsy flamenco ', this reissue becoming the name of the musical group 'The Gypsies'.
After ten years of playing in the streets, at weddings, and in restaurants, the Gipsy Kings were swept away in a feast of commercial and critical success in the late '80s. By the late '90s, they had sold over 15 million albums worldwide and become one of the best-selling all-Spanish language acts in U.S. history. Their Greatest Hits collection, released in 1998, aptly reflects the time-perfected technique and soulful delivery that allowed them to transcend ethnic and age differences as few bands have. The introductory sequence of songs simply explodes out of the blocks. If consecutive hip-shakers "Djobi, Djoba," "Baila Me," "Bamboleo," "Pida Me La," "Bem, Bem, Maria," and "Volare" don't have you at least tapping your feet, someone ought to take your pulse…
As leaders of the flamenco music genre, the Gipsy Kings have thrilled audience's worldwide for over 16 years. Here, they are captured in a live performance at the legendary Kenwood House in London. At this majestic setting on the water in front of thousands of fans, the Gipsy Kings play some of their greatest hits, including 'Baila Me' and 'Volare'.
As leaders of the flamenco music genre, the Gipsy Kings have thrilled audience's worldwide for over 16 years. Here, they are captured in a live performance at the legendary Kenwood House in London…
The Gipsy Kings are largely responsible for bringing the joyful sounds of progressive pop-oriented flamenco to the world. The band started out in Arles, a village in southern France, during the '70s when brothers Nicolas and Andre Reyes, the sons of renowned flamenco artist Jose Reyes, teamed up with their cousins. Their eponymous 1988 album sold tremendously in France and appeared on the Top Ten album charts in 12 European countries, including England; in 1989, it spent 40 weeks on the U.S. charts and went gold, becoming one of the few Spanish albums to do so.
The mega-hit album that introduced the general public to the flamenco flavors, ebullient vocals and rushing rhythms of the Gypsies.
The Gipsy Kings are a band of musicians from the Catalan region in the south of France. Their roots are steeped in the Romany tradition and they demonstrate a love of Rumba Catalana - a love which they have brought to a more mainstream audience. The Gipsy Kings have been incredibly successful, selling in excess of 18 million albums worldwide, and they remain France's best-selling musical group.