If you have ever asked the question 'How can I learn to tell the difference between the palos?' then this class is for you.
'El compás y el toque para baile'
Soleá y Alegrías
We will take two different palos
We'll explain the compás
We'll explain basics of what you hear from the guitar
José Merino along with guitarist Manuel 'el Marmol' will join together to introduce the rhythm of two palos - Soleá and Alegrias.
For each palo they will discuss:
- The basic rhythm / compás
- How the compás sounds when played on the guitar
- How the sound of the guitar changes when accompanying a remate or llamada (or other typical parts of a dance)
- Typical palmas patterns for each palo
José Merino is an international dance artist, teacher and choreographer.
José made his professional debut with BALLET DE MADRID led by José Granero. A former dancer with the acclaimed BALLET NACIONAL DE ESPANA, where he performed the role of soloist and first-dancer for many productions and has toured extensively throughout the world. He has worked with and been a guest artist with the renowned company of Antonio Canales and the company of Karine Saporta - National Center of Normandy (France) among many others.