Joaquín Gallegos is a professional flamenco guitarist from Santa Fe, New Mexico, where there a very deep-rooted tradition of flamenco. He will be playing music from his second album, “Nuevos Comienzos”, modern flamenco guitar compositions based in the flamenco tradition but steeped in jazz harmonies and rhythmic complexities. Two years in the making, Joaquín’s guitar playing drives the album while strong ensemble collaborations from top flamenco artists. It was released in 2015 and has received critical acclaim for it’s composition, innovation, and technical virtuosity.
Bárbara Martínez has been singing professionally since childhood in New York City. She appears in the documentary “Sobre Las Olas – A Story of Flamenco in the U.S.” by Carolina Loyola-Garcia. The Philadelphia Inquirer called her voice “achingly beautiful” and The New York Times called her “something fresh.”