The Flamenco Viene del Sur 2017 series will present flamenco vocalist El Pele on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 9:00 pm at Teatro Central in Seville.
El Pele learned flamenco from his family. He performed as a Young child at flamenco gatherings and nightclubs. He won the Premio Cayetano Muriel en Cabra (Córdoba) award at 15. Other awards followed, including Melón de Oro (Montalbán, 1970), Premio La Serneta, por soleá, and Pastora Pavón, por bulerías, at the National Flamenco At Contest in Córdoba.
Lineup: El Pele on vocals; Niño Seve on guitar; José Moreno on percussion; and Bobote y Torombo on palmas.
Tickets available at www.elcorteingles.es and by phone: 902400222.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.