Chris Burton Jácome

with Calo Flamenco at Chandler Center for the Arts

When:
Sunday, May 2nd
Time: 3pm
Where: Chandler Center for the Arts
250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler Arizona

Tickets: Please visit: Chandler Center for the Arts
$25.00 Tickets includes a signed CD.  This performance will sell out. 



Join Chris Burton Jácome and Calo Flamenco for an intimate and unforgettable evening of music and dance at Chanlder Center for the Arts.  Chris eleases ‘LEVANTO’ – The first ever CD of its kind producted in the US: ‘Levanto’ is a culmination of work in collaboration with Calo Flamenco: Ballet de Martin Gaxiola, a professional flamenco repertory company based out of Phoenix, Arizona.  Encapsulated in this brilliant CD is raw emotion, including rhythmical footwork, mesmerizing vocal harmonies and innovative melodies; a reflection of the bymbiotic working relationship shared between Chris Burton Jácome and artistic Director, Martin Gaxiola.

“Levanto” is a celebration of culture; the culmination of all the richness of pure flamenco mixed with Chris Jácome’s unique musical perspective.  Chris Burton Jácome’s CD “Levanto” will challenge and excite your thoughts about this gypsy art form while creating a superior audio experience that will leave you feeling inspired and energized. “Levanto is fabulous flamenco that can stand alongside any created in Spain or by those inspired beyond its borders.”World Music Central

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Calo Flamenco in Idaho

March 9, 2010

I just returned from an amazing trip to Nampa & Sandpoint, Idaho with Calo Flamenco.  What a great time!  Idaho is a beautiful state.  Enjoy the pics!

On the road to Nampa

Adrian Goldenthal, Bernadette Gaxiola & Olivia Rojas.

Chris taking a break after the school performance.

Tech & staging before the evening concert

Adrian Goldenthal, Chris Jacome & Olivia Rojas

Pre-concert dinner.

With Molly Thomas during dinnerGetting a snapshot of Olivia Rojas before the concert.

On our way to Sandpoint

Molly & Casey striking a pose on our Sandpoint roadtrip

Chris driving.

Calo Flamenco at the Panida Theatre.

The view outside my hotel window in Sandpoint. Beautiful!

Sandpoint, Idaho

The below images are courtesy of photographer, Christopher Wolff based in Tucson, Arizona during the CBJ Flamenco Ensemble Concert held at Old Town Artisans in Tucson, Arizona on October 30th.  It was a beautiful outdoor concert in the courtyard and it was absolutely wonderful to see so many friends and family in the audience.

CBJ Flamenco Ensemble (from L to R):  Kris Hill, Adrian Goldenthal, Chris Burton Jacome, Olivia Rojas

Chris & Olivia

Kris & Adrian

Amazing dancer, choreographer & instructor, Martin Gaxiola.

 

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Thank you to Christopher Wolff for sharing your talents and taking such beautiful images of the concert!  For more information on upcoming events and projects please visit: www.lenajacome.com.

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**Special Event**

Join me for a special evening with the Chris Burton Jácome Flamenco Ensemble & Calo Flamenco!
Where: Space 55
When: Friday, September 4th
Time:  8 – 10pm.
Where:  Space 55
$8.00 Cover
Taking place on First Friday in downtown Phoenix.
Seats will fill quickly so make sure to show up early.

*Wine tasting*
*Art work displayed by talented local artists*

You won’t want to miss this great evening of flamenco!
Space 55
636 E Pierce St.
(NW Corner of 7th St and Pierce St.)
Phoenix, AZ  85004

Looking for flamenco on Halloween? Well look no more!  I will be performing with the Chris Burton Jacome Flamenco Ensemble including Guest Artist: Martin Gaxiola, Palmera: Lourdes Rodriguez, Bassist: Adrian Goldenthal, Percussionist: Kris Hill & Flamenco Guitarist: Chris Burton Jacome at Desert Botanical Garden’s Music in the Garden Series.  Save the date:  7pm on Friday, October 31st – Halloween!! This is a beautiful outdoor concert venue where you can eat, enjoy a glass of wine and an amazing concert.  This concert has sold out three years in a row so make sure and show up early to secure a great seat.

On a side note: I’ve included more photos regarding the phenomenal trip with Calo Flamenco to Fairbanks, Alaska.

The view from the airplane as we begin to arrive into Anchorage.

I love this photo, taken during the lighting tech.

The view from our hotel room window.

The view from our hotel room window the following day.

Taken at the Chena Hot Springs.  We had just departed from the healing, soothing mineral waters.  Chris & I sat with Martin & Rhonda (of the Fairbanks Concert Association).  I remember feeling very thirsty after an hour and a half dip in the springs.

Hanging out at the airport at 5am waiting to depart from Fairbanks – on our way to Eugene, Oregon (Pictured with me – Olivia Rojas).

Group Calo photo.  Eating lunch after a 1/2 stage run through at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts in Eugene, Oregon.

Enjoying the beautiful afternoon weather in Eugene.

November is just around the corner and it is a busy month!  Make sure and stop by my webpage for upcoming performances.

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