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Flamenco Express @ Bread & Roses. Oc... 

Last chance to book for the hottest flamenco night in London.

Raw, unplugged flamenco 'puro' from the purest band in town.
Tonight La Joaquina & Chris Clavo are joined by some of the brightest new talent on the scene in Jesus Olmedo and Lina León.

Followed by the popular open-stage ‘juerga’ for flamenco lovers to share their talent, and to perform with professional musicians.

Tickets: £8/£7 Conc, Unemployed, Students, OAPs MU & Equity.
Phone 0207 732 8493 for Advance Reservations
Bread and Roses
Bread and Roses 68 Clapham Manor Street
London SW4 6DZ

Lina León
Is much in demand as both a classical flautist and flamenco singer, she has recently worked with:
Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique (Sir John Eliot Gardiner). Opera Comique, Paris. Orquesta de l’Academia del Gran teatre del Liceu. Barcelona. Nederlands Bach Society.
Holland and Spain tournée. Holland and Belgium tournée. Oude Muziek Festival Utrecht.

Jesus Olmedo
At 15 years old, Jesus performed in the award-winning film “El otro barrio”. Television work and live performances continued alongside his studies, and at 18, he graduated in 2003 from the Madrid Conservatoire. In the same year he joined “Juanma” as principal male sololist, performing the premier of ”De raiz”with the Madrid Symphony Orquestra at the Teatro Real in 2004.
2005 Award winner for outstanding contributions as young artists to Spanish Dance at the Teatro Albeniz in Madrid.
From 2006 to 2008 Jesus toured Spain with guitarist Alejandro Torres, before moving to Ibiza and forming the group “Querencia”which performed to public and critical acclaim.
In 2009 Jesus arrived in London to begin the next chapter of his career, where he is now performing in many venues, and teaching flamenco dance in central London.

La Joaquina
Founder member, choreographer and director of Flamenco Express. She has worked with Christina Hoyos, Paco Peña and others in Madrid, Tokyo, New York, Montreal, Toronto, Paris and throughout Europe.
‘..utterly riveting variations of firecracker beats…tumultuous fervour ..indelible gracefulness.’
The Stage

Chris Clavo
A founder member and musical director of Flamenco Express, he began playing the guitar at fourteen years old and later studied with flamenco maestros Carlos Heredia, Diego Amaya and Pepe Justicia. He has performed throughout Britain and Europe with Flamenco Express as well as touring with flamenco jazz virtuoso Eduardo Niebla and Iraqi pop sensation Jassim.
"Two amazing guitar solos from Chris Clavo and Jesus Alvarez made string instruments sing with impossible precision. "
Staffordshire Post



‘Delighted the audience, who rewarded them with rapturous applause and encores.’
Dance Europe
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