Artist Profiles: Israel Fernández

Israel Fernández

Israel Fernández was born into a gypsy family in Corral de Almaguer (Toledo province, Spain).

He performs flamenco in its purest form. His passion, his art and his freshness have dazzled everyone, young and orthodox.

At 11 years old he began to take his first steps on stage, both in popular parties and on television. His flamenco is enriched by other types of music and styles.

His first record, recorded at 18, was produced by pianist Pedro Ojesto. At 21 years he had already collaborated with artists such as Raimundo Amador, José Mercé, Arcángel, and Tomasito; and performed in theaters and festivals around the world.

Discography:

Con Hilo De Oro Fino ‎(Universal Music, 2014)
Universo Pastora ‎(Universal Music, 2018)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.
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