19 enero 2018

La canción de la semana #578

...El Vito cordobés performed by the violinist Paco Montalvo and jockey Ángel Peralta Astolfi (alas, I don't know the name of his horse) in a one-of-a-kind concert in Azuaga last July. El Vito cordobés appears in Montalvo's debut album, Alma del violín flamenco. Paco Montalvo is playing at the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus on 20 January 2018.

12 enero 2018

La canción de la semana #577

...is Barro tal vez by Luis Alberto Spinetta interpreted by young Argentine singer, bassist and biochemist (!) Cande Buasso.

    Cande Buasso: vocal and double bass
    Paulo Carrizo: keyboards
    Jorge Cordero: guitar

28 diciembre 2017

La canción de la semana #575

...is Dos Caras by the Cuban singer Yaite Ramos Rodriguez, aka La Dame Blanche, featuring Mexican artists Celso Piña and Serko Fu. La Dame Blanche was performing last month at the WOMAD Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

22 diciembre 2017

La canción de la semana #574

...is La flor de la canela by Chabuca Granda, beautifully performed by, wait a minute, Flor de Canela. If you happen to be in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 18—20 January 2018, don't miss them!

Flor de Canela
    Núria Balaguer: vocals
    Marta Bautista: bass
    Xerach Peñate: drums
    Paula Vegas: keyboards

01 diciembre 2017

La canción de la semana #571

...is Maldigo del Alto Cielo by Violeta Parra as performed by Sofía Rei. This beautiful rendition appears on the Argentinian singer's latest album, El Gavilan (Tributo a Violeta Parra).

26 noviembre 2017

La canción de la semana #570

Malvaloca is a project by the guitarist José Luís Sánchez "El Piru" and the singer Aina Espinosa. This week's song is Cabellos de acero blanco from the duo's debut album, Oliva y naranja. Here, El Piru and Aina are accompanied by Matthieu Saglio (cello) and Ulises Pistolo Eliza (throat singing).