Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Calima – Gerardo Nuñez on AllMusic – – Nunez creates music worth immersing in out . Find album credit information for Calima – Gerardo Nuñez on AllMusic. Gerardo Núñez Díaz (born ) is a Spanish guitarist and composer. His roots are in Jucal (Alula Records) international version; Salomé (Art-Danza), soundtrack from the Salomé dance show; Calima (Alula); Jazzpaña .

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Views Read Edit View history. Nuenz grew up in Jerez de la Frontera, in southern Spain, listening to Flamenco and also to American rock and jazz.

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*** 1/2 GERARDO NUNEZ, “Calima,” Alula

This page was last edited on 26 Januaryat He is comfortable playing deeply emotional traditional Flamenco at an amazing speed, but he can also venture into jazz, Latin music, and other genres with ease. Jazz Latin New Age.

Jucalin fact, was hardly recorded with purists in mind — this largely instrumental CD finds him offering a jazz-influenced take on flamenco that emphasizes improvisation. Previous Post Artist Profiles: Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

Gerardo also participated in the annual Flamenco Summit several times and has performed as a solo artist and with his band in New York City, Tokyo, Paris, Zurich, Sao Paulo, Dublin and many other cities.

Retrieved August 1, In he won the Giraldilla award for best flamenco guitarist at the Bienal de Flamenco. Release Date January 14, Your Connection to traditional and contemporary World Music including folk, roots and various types of global fusion.


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Additionally he has collaborated with bassist Eberhard Weber and accordionist Richard Galliano. He has also been part of xalima guitar quartet, with which he has travelled all over the world, and has played alongside njnez of international renown like Erico Raba, Geraardo de Grassi and Briam Gare. InGerardo toured Japan together with fellow guitarist Paco Cepero. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral. As the 20th century was coming to a close, younger and older Spanish listeners continued to debate the merits of traditional versus modern flamenco.

IIweb site www. In recent years, Gerardo has been nurturing new guitarists. Purists won’t get into Jucalbut those who realize that flamenco doesn’t have to take a by-the-book approach will find the album to be quite absorbing.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Gerardo Nunez is an example of a flamenco guitarist who was comfortable in both worlds — he could please purists by playing straight-ahead, traditional flamenco, but he wasn’t a purist himself and didn’t shy away from nuevo flamenco. Retrieved from ” https: II Technique at the service of art.

Gerardo lives in Madrid during winter and spends summers in southern Spain, taking care of his vineyard and teaching guitar workshops in Sanlucar de Barrameda. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.


Longer American version, featuring additional 15 minutes of music. Sexy Trippy All Moods. He has also performed on several flamenco stages, gatherings and festivals, both at a national level and abroad: Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

Introspection Late Night Partying. As a composer, his music is complex and rich, which allows him to demonstrate his playing ability. Marques de Porrina Marquee of Porrina. Your email address will not be published.

His roots are in flamenco but he has played fusion and jazz. The album featured renowned jazz and world music musicians, such as pianist Danilo Perez, percussionist Arto Tuncobeciyan and bassist John Patitucci. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. At an early age, he took guitar lessons from Rafael Aguilar. To the purists, flamenco was a time-honored tradition you didn’t mess with by adding pop, salsa, jazz or rock elements.

But for the huge audience that nuevo flamenco had enjoyed since the s, the gerwrdo to keep flamenco healthy and fresh was by forging ahead and experimenting. He has also performed at numerous music festivals around the world.