Here are a few pics from Alma Performing Arts Concert held on Sunday, June 27th.  All images are courtesy of Alma Performing Arts.

With Martin.

With Olivia Rojas, Chris Jacome, Martin Gaxiola and Emerson Laffey.

Thank you to Alma Performing Arts for the images.  Her classes will resume in August.  Make sure to visit her website:

Alma Performing Arts

These AMAZING images are courtesy of my wonderful friend & talented photographer, Shari Robbins of www.EveryDayArtbyShari.com.

The ‘LEVANTO’ CD Release Concert with Calo Flamenco held at Chandler Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 2nd, was performed to a SOLD OUT Theatre!  Everyone who attended the concert received a signed, ‘Levanto’ CD that was included with their ticket purchase.

Chris Burton Jácome

Kris Hill

Calo Flamenco

Martín Gaxiola

Olivia Rojas & Chris

Martin & Bernadette Gaxiola

Dancing with Molly Thomas

Chris Burton Jácome

(From L to R) Molly Thomas, Kris Hill, Jennifer Mayer, Adrian Goldenthal, Martin Gaxiola, Chris Burton Jácome, Olivia Rojas, Vanessa Lopez, Lena Jácome, Bernadette Gaxiola

Thank you once again to our dear friend & talented artist, Shari Robbins, www.EveryDayArtbyShari.com.  Thank you to Chandler Center for the Arts and to all the fans for making the concert so memorable.  Calo Flamenco will be performing at Chandler Center for the Arts on September 19th.  You won’t want to miss it!!!

This great article just came out yesterday in the Arizona Republic written by Jennifer McClellan.  The Levanto CD Release Concert takes place at Chandler Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 2nd at 3pm.  Chris Burton Jácome & Calo Flamenco will be performing.  Tickets are on sale for $25.00 and include a signed CD with your ticket purchase.  Get your tickets while they last!!!!

Arizona Republic Article written April 28, 2010. 'LEVANTO' CD Release Concert at Chandler Center for the Arts on May 2nd

My good friend, Scott Kettner, will be performing with his group, Nation Beat at Musical Instrument Museum.  The theatre is gorgeous and Nation Beat is amazing.  You definitely don’t want to miss this talented troupe.

Nation Beat

Wed 04/28/10 – 7:30pm
Tickets – $25-$30
Nation Beat fuses music from the southern United States and northeast Brazil, producing an adventurous and colorful new sound.

To purchase tickets visit: ShowUp.com

Which nation, and which beat? What makes this group special is that it offers no simple answers. Nation Beat are rhythm gatherers, harvesting the fruit of 500 years of cultural crossbreeding, which is why the sounds of the northeast of Brazil and the southern United States blend together so seamlessly.

At the heart of their newest album, Legends of the Preacher, lies a totally original 21st century fusion between thunderous Brazilian maracatu drumming and New Orleans second line rhythms, Appalachian-inspired bluegrass music, funk, rock, and country-blues. Their explosive live show — which is frequently known to burst into crowd-wide Carnaval-style drumming and singing — is attracting music fans from a wide demographic: bluegrass and country music fans, Brazilian music lovers, outdoor festival-goers, and pretty much anyone who loves to dance and loves great music.

For more information about Nation Beat, visit http://nationbeat.com

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