The Rough Guide to Flamenco is a world music compilation album originally released in 1997. Part of the World Music Network Rough Guides series, the album gives broad coverage to the flamenco genre of Spain. The compilation was produced by Phil Stanton, co-founder of the World Music Network. Liner notes were written by Tom Andrews. This was the first of three similarly named albums: the second was released in 2007; the third, in 2013.
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The Rough Guide to Classic Jazz is a jazz compilation album originally released in 1997. Part of the World Music Network Rough Guides series, the covers the genres growth from the turn of the 20th century to the 1930s. The compilation was produced by Phil Stanton, co-founder of the World Music Network, curation was performed by Robert Parker, an audio engineer specializing in the period and host of the radio show Jazz Classics in Digital Stereo. He has collaborated with artists from various disciplines who were unknown to flamenco audiences. In 2003, he moved to Seville and he often collaborates with Spanish flamenco guitarist Juan Gómez Chicuelo, with whom he has toured extensively in Europe and the US. Related Images.
Over the last decade, flamenco's undergone a revolution and reinvention, as Rough Guide to Flamenco Nuevo excellently illustrates. These days, it's a brilliant, multifaceted gem, where the jazz flute of Jorge Pardo can sit comfortably next to the electronica of Digitano and the Ladino singing of Yasmin Levy. A few of the names have become internationally known, like Levy, Ojos de Brujo, and Javier Ruibál, and justifiably so, as they each push away at frontiers. But the revelation of this disc is that there are plenty of others equally inventive waiting to find a global forum.
The Rough Guide to Flamen. has been added to your Basket. Includes FREE MP3 version of this album. Rough Guide to Flamenco. Grounded in gypsy traditions, flamenco guitar has evolved to become a high art form and a potent symbol of Spanish culture. Arguably the most beautiful and technically demanding of all guitar styles, listen to today's greatest masters including Tomatito, Pepe Habichuela, Paco de Lucía, Moraito, and Rafael Riqueni - as they weave complex rhythms with breath-taking technical skill.
Michaelangelo Matos of the Chicago Reader claimed it "suffered from compilationitis", losing steam half way through. The series began with the 1982 Rough Guide to Greece, a book conceived by Mark Ellingham, who was dissatisfied with the polarisation of existing guidebooks between cost-obsessed student guides and "heavyweight cultural tomes. Initially, the series was aimed at low-budget backpackers. The Rough Guides books have incorporated more expensive recommendations since the early 1990s, and books have had colour printing since the late 1990s, which are now marketed to travelers on all budgets.
Does flamenco guitar sound fine to you, but really you'd prefer something deeper and more hardcore? Listen to Rodrigo Y Gabriela, who used to be members of a Mexican thrash metal band. Their live acoustic version of "Foc" spends a lot of time pulling off twisty, delirious flourishes, but at one point the guitars start to chug and chop and we realise we're listening to flamenco-Metallica. If you prefer hip-hop, then there's Ojos de Brujo, who had an international hit a few years ago with Bari, an album of scratchy street flamenco. The album finishes with Yasmin Levy, who appeared on the Rough Guide to the Music of Israel earlier this year. La Alegria" is simpler than the song she sang on Israel, and it does more for her voice; it gives her a chance to show off its flexibility and backbone.