Duende - a journey in search of radio

There have been some thoughtful comments on Old is New from Adam Solomon who is an undergraduate at Yale. I followed the links on his email and found that Adam presents a monthly programme called Flamenco + Arabic Pop on WYBC Yale Radio. I'm listening to the stream of the November 2nd 2008 programme as I write, and one of the family has just come in to ask what the good music is. Student radio has a fairly impressive pedigree in the States. I think I am right in saying that the presenters on WHRB Harvard have included Marion Lignana Rosenberg, Vanessa Lann, John Rockwell, and Alex Ross. Read more on the Harvard classical music orgies here.

Duende: A journey in Search of Flamenco by Jason Webster is published in the UK by Black Swan. Any copyrighted material on these pages is included as "fair use", for the purpose of study, review or critical analysis only, and will be removed at the request of copyright owner(s). Report broken links, missing images and errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk


G-# said…
Just for the record, the artists depicted on top of this post are singer Enrique Morente and guitarist José Fernández Torres, best known as 'Tomatito'. They are among the best in the genre and both are noted for collaborations with musicians well beyond the limits of flamenco.

You may find additional information on them and some multimedia samples in their respective web sites:

Recent popular posts

I have seen the future and it is cardboard

New classical audiences need new music

Have all the really great musicians come and gone?

Towards infinite potential

There is a compelling case for hi-fi concert halls

When classical musicians fought against tuxedo fascism

Virtue signalling does not sell concert tickets

Four great albums that are victims of clickbait correctness

What the composer found in his orgone box

Classical music must woke up and smell the coffee