Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Inés Arrubla presents Son Flamenco 2011- Contemporary Flamenco, Latin, Jazz, and original Flamenco choreography at the Iron Horse Friday, May 6th at 7PM
Inés Arrubla, internationally acclaimed Flamenco dancer and choreographer, once again transforms the Iron Horse for SON FLAMENCO 2011. Born of the turbulent cross-currents of many cultures and traditions, SON FLAMENCO fuses contemporary Flamenco with Latin, Jazz music, and original Flamenco choreography.
An Amherst resident since 1998, Arrubla has performed and choreographed in Europe and the United States for the last twenty years, garnering great acclaim both at theaters and festivals and with audiences and the press.
For SON FLAMENCO 2011, Arrubla has brought together Grammy winner and UMass Director of Afro-American Music and Jazz Studies Program Jeff Holmes (trumpet, piano); famed gypsy flamenco guitarist Chuscales (flamenco guitar); José Cortés (vocal), a charismatic singer who has toured throughout the world with leading Flamenco dancers and companies; Jo Sallins (bass, piano) acclaimed musician and Valley resident, who is also composer, clinician, and a passionate educator. Very talented local young percussionist Simon Moushabeck and dancer Libby Styles will appear as guests.
Tickets for Son Flamenco on Friday, May 6th at 7PM at the Iron Horse in Northampton are available at the Northampton Box Office, 413-586-8686 and at IHEG.com