Come check us at 4pm as we (Maestro Jose Tanaka and Company) perform some Guajiras with Colombiana por Buleria, Tangos, and spicing it up with some excellent palmas performance. We even have special guest Manuel Gutierrez on cante! Plus, sign up for Jose Tanaka's Compas Class at 12:30pm to get your rhythm going. It's going... Continue Reading →
Masterclass with Antonio Rey
Wow. Incredible talent and a nice guy, too. Learned a lot in his class. Once in a lifetime opportunity! Gracias Maestro! Ole!
Had the opportunity to perform for a private party in La Mirada, CA with my flamenco sisters. Sevillanas, Tangos, and some Bulerias. Not my first time performing, but first time as the solo musician. One of the members of the audience made an illustration of us as we performed. How cool! What a blast! More... Continue Reading →
Live Performance! – 2019 Feria de Abril
Once again!! I'll be performing Sunday, April 28th at the Feria de Abril in Los Alamitos, CA with my Flamenco brothers and sisters of the Tanaka Flamenco Dojo! This is an all-day festival honoring the Andalusian fair held at the same time in Seville, Spain. Throughout the day, many dance companies from across Southern California will... Continue Reading →
Performances @ Charity Events
A little late in posting this but I've had the great opportunity to perform in 2018 with my Flamenco brothers and sisters under the direction the great Jose Tanaka. It's great learning experience as we move toward creating a troupe and continuing the legacy of this beautiful art form: Flamenco. Ole!
Cante (singing) Classes
Lately, I've been taking cante classes (Flamenco singing) classes by the great José Cortés Fernández. It's very rare to have an opportunity to have a professional cante singer teach you some basics and have you perform for him. I don't plan on being a Flamenco singer but it's a great way to better understand the... Continue Reading →
Live Performance: Feria de Abril!
Big day on Sunday April 15th. I'll be performing with my Flamenco brothers and sisters under the direction of maestro Jose Tanaka at the Feria de Abril in Los Alamitos, CA. We have several numbers including Fandangos, Bulerias, a beautiful Alegrias, and a guitar ensemble of Tangos/Bulerias. Get you tickets here!
Masterclass with Pepe Fernandez
Had the privilege of attending a Flamenco masterclass last Saturday (1/27/2018) by Pepe Fernandez sponsored by Solera Flamenca and hosted at MKM Cultural Dance Studio. We received detailed explanations on technique and playing falsetas, soleas, and compas. Also in attendance were well-known performers guitar maestro Jose Tanaka, Manuel Gutierrez (dancer) and Jose Cortez (signer). They... Continue Reading →
Live Performance – Feria de Abril
I'll be performing Sunday, April 15th at the Feria de Abril in Los Alamitos, CA with my Flamenco brothers and sisters of the Tanaka Flamenco Dojo! This is an all-day festival honoring the Andalusian fair held at the same time in Seville, Spain. Throughout the day, many dance companies from across Southern California will be... Continue Reading →
Flamenco YouTube channel
Coming soon from R-13 Studios in Downey, CA will be a video channel for everything Flamenco including gear review, local events, palos, palmas, and even a little Wii Sports. First episode will have Sensei Jose y Randín's take on capos. Stay tuned!