Chris Burton Jácome Flamenco Ensemble at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts

January 24, 2009

On Saturday, January 24, 2009, The CBJ Flamenco Ensemble guest performed for the Tony Harmon Benefit Concert held at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California.  The area was absolutely beautiful and the weather was superb. … Perfect for a flamenco extravaganza.  Featured Artists included:  Guitarists, Tony Harmon & Ray Pannell & Percussionist, Johnny Sandoval.  Guest artist included flamenco guitarist, Chris Burton Jacome and his ensemble:  Singer, Olivia Rojas, guest flamenco dancer, Martin Gaxiola and dancer, Lena Jacome.  Below are a few pictures from the magical evening.  All photos are courtesy of Mr. Craig Shafer.  Thank you Craig, for capturing great images!

To read the interview on Chris Burton Jacome by writer, Shelly Cone, please visit:  Santa Maria Sun

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CBJ Flamenco Ensemble

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(Above) Chris Burton Jacome

(Below) Olivia Rojas

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Martin Gaxiola, who is also the Artistic Director of Calo Flamenco.

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(Above & Below) Dancing my solo.

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(Above from L to R) The entire ensemble : Tony Harmon, Ray Pannell, Chris Burton Jacome, Olivia Rojas, Martin Gaxiola, Lena Jacome & Johnny Sandoval.

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(Above & Below) Dancing Fiesta por Bulerias

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(Below) Martin dancing Fiesta por Bulerias

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Thank you to Tony Harmon for creating and organizing this wonderful event and for including the CBJ Flamenco Ensemble to share in an unforgettable evening.  Thank you, once again, to Mr. Craig Shafer for sharing your amazing images during the performance.

Please visit Lena Jacome for information regarding upcoming flamenco performances and workshops!

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