Leo Blanco and Keltic Tales to perform at at Celtic Connections 2011

Leo Blanco - Photo credit: carlospericas.net
Leo Blanco and Keltic Tales will be performing Sunday, January 16th at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite.

Born amidst the Venezuelan Andes, internationally trained at such top cross-genre academies as Boston’s Berklee College and the New England Conservatory, pianist/composer Leo Blanco – whose previous Edinburgh Fringe performances won a Herald Angel award – boldly and beautifully blurs the boundaries of jazz, Latin, folk, classical and African music.

The innovative Breton combo Keltic Tales, comprising Jean-Baptiste Boclé (keyboards), Gildas Boclé (double bass), Ronan Le Bars (uilleann pipes), Jérôme Barde (guitar) and Archibald Ligonniére (drums), never set out to sound consciously Celtic, yet these influences echo intriguingly through their all-original jazz/rock/world material.

Leo Blanco recordings available:

Keltic Tales recordings available:

Sunday, January 16th at 8pm
£12.50
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite

Celtic Connections tickets are available at:

Online www.celticconnections.com
By phone 0141 353 8000
In person Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
2 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3NY
City Halls and Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs
Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Author: World Music Central News Department

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