Press text trio “Flamenco Ektaal”
Three well known artists from Spain, India and from Switzerland invite their audiences on an exciting musical trip from Sevilla to Jajpur in Rajasthan in India. “Ektaal” is the name of an indian rhythm in 12/8 mesure. It was brought many centuries ago by Rom to Andalusia, where this base was developed into flamenco rhythms such as Buleria, Alegria and other ones.
The voyage starts in Andalusia, the heart of flamenco. It carries on to Skopje and Istanbul, where flamenco made a strong influence in their local music traditions and it ends in Jajpur in Rajasthan, where the gypsies origin.
Miguel Sotelo is an outstanding flamenco guitarist, singer and composer. Christian Fotschs oud playing reminds on singing, where as Amrat Hussain, one of the world best tabla players, completes the trio on a hight level.
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