martes, 1 de marzo de 2016

Inside Flamenco: Sevillan "tablaos"

Flamenco dancing in Seville is deeply rooted in this millenary city. A lot of the most authentic and oldest Flamenco tablaos of all Spain such as Triana or St Cruz, are located in theirs historic districts. Some of them exist from more than 50 years.

In the year 1955, Flamenco experienced a reborn principally leaded by the flamenco singer Antonio de Mairena. The dancing start to develop in the tablaos first, which are the heirs of the former singing coffee. Tablaos are the reference for Flamenco shows, but the performances also have spread in theatres, festivals and ferias.

Guitar players increased importance in the tablaos shows. Paco de Lucia is one of the most famous of this golden age, following by other artists as Manuel Cano, Manolo Sanlúcar or Victor Monge Serranito.

For the last 5 decades several of the most important Flamenco artists have performed in Sevillan tablaos, such as Farruco, Merche Esmeralda, Cristina Hoyos, Paco Taranto, La Paquera de Jerez, Manolo Marín, Matilde Coral, Enrique El Cojo, Trini España, Ana Mari Bueno.