With Special Guests Titi Flores & Jasmin Villalobos
A furiously effervescent dancer of unique power, imagination and grace.
A gypsy from Arcos de la Frontera, he shared the stage with artists such as Camarón de la Isla, Paco Toronjo, Aurora Vargas, Chiquetete, Turronero and Chano Lobato from the age of 15. After relocating to Madrid he worked with La Tati, Rafael Amargo, Cristóbal Reyes and Juan Andrés Maya and has recently founded his own dance company – Compañía Titi Flores.
Jasmine has anchored the London flamenco scene with her vibrant brand of song for over twenty years, performing alongside some of the major forces of flamenco whilst El Sombra has astonished every audience lucky enough to see him. Be lucky!
Founder member, choreographer and director of Flamenco Express in 1996.
She has also worked with Christina Hoyos, Paco Peña and others in Madrid, Tokyo, New York, Montreal, Toronto, Paris and throughout Europe. And collaborated with Merce Cunnigham and other contemporary choreographers.
Recent Collaborations ‘Spaces in Between’ 2007 with Athina Valha and Candoco. Principle soloist ‘Splinter In The Flesh’ with the Hellenic National Dance Company at the Athens Megaron
A founder member and musical director of Flamenco Express, he began playing the guitar at fourteen and studied with flamenco maestros Carlos Heredia, Diego Amaya and Pepe Justicia. He has performed throughout Britain and Europe with Flamenco Express, with flamenco jazz virtuoso Eduardo Niebla and Iraqi pop sensation Jassim.