With Special Guests Jasmine Villalobos & Alba Heredia
Flamenco Express emerges from the darkness bearing the brightest torch of the Human Spirit ever lit. The next 25 years of touring starts here.
Joining “sizzling soloist” La Joaquina and guitar maestro Chris Clavo tonight are Mother and Daughter combination Jasmine Villalobos and Alba Heredia.
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, while Alba is proving one of its brightest emerging dancers, winning several awards and performing on stages from London to Jerez.
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.