- Artist Spotlight: Flamenco Legends – The Paco de Lucía Project
Artist Spotlight: Flamenco Legends – The Paco de Lucía Project
Learn more about project that pays tribute to the enduring musical legacy of Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucía. Just a few seats left!
Read about why Javier Límon was inspired to keep de Lucía’s music and legacy alive after his passing in 2014, what pianist Chick Corea thought about his close friend and collaborator, and why Flamenco Legends dance artist Farru is one of the greatest baile practitioners in the world.
READ: A REVIEW OF FLAMENCO LEGENDS
READ: AN INTERVIEW WITH ANTONIO SANCHEZ
READ: AN ARTICLE ABOUT FLAMENCO LEGENDS IN NPR
READ: LEARN MORE ABOUT EACH BAND MEMBER
READ: LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LIFE OF PACO DE LUCIA
"We knew the music, and Paco gave us a lot of freedom... The songs had a basic structure, and within that we improvised. Every day it sounded different - it was beautiful. That's what we want to do with this group."Antonio Sánchez (guitar)
"I would need two lives to express everything flamenco conveys to me."Paco de Lucía
“A La Puerta Llaman” by The Paco de Lucía Project
CHAN CENTRE CONNECTS:
FILM SCREENING Paco de Lucía: A Journey | Oct 17 at 7pm, The Cinematheque (1131 Howe St)
With his son in the director’s chair, Paco de Lucía’s life and career is recollected with incredible access and intimacy in this 2014 documentary that also features members of Flamenco Legends: The Paco de Lucía Project. At The Cinematheque (1131 Howe St).
Catch Flamenco Legends: The Paco de Lucía Project at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Saturday November 2nd, 2019 at 8pm.