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FLAMENCO On Thursday, flamenco guitarist Chris Burton Jácome and dancers, Lena Jácome & Carolyn Holguin performed for a sold out crowd at the Silco Theater.  …..”Flamenco is a language.  It’s a musical & dance language.  To bring this art to Silver City, where alot of supporters still remain is a privilege.  We look forward to performing in October at the Grant County Community Concert Association’s 2011 Series,” says Chris Burton Jácome.  At left from left, Carolyn Holguin, Lena Jácome & Chris Burton Jácome


CBJ Flamenco Ensemble at
Palm Springs Art Museum’s Annenberg Theater

As part of the Free 2nd Sundays Series

When: Sunday, July 11, 2010
Where:101 Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
phone 760.322.4800

Concert Time: 3pm
Open to the Public

Photo Courtesy: Sylvia Hardt Photography

Chris Burton Jácome is one of the most in-demand flamenco guitarists in the US. Rarely is an artist capable of touching the hearts and souls of people of all ages, cultures, and diverse backgrounds. Chris studied flamenco in Sevilla, Spain where he learned how to accompany flamenco dance and singing from the best-known names in Spain. Joining Chris for this performance will be flamenco singer Olivia Rojas and flamenco dancers Martín Gaxiola, Bernadette Gaxiola and Lena Jácome with percussionist Emerson Laffey and bassist Adrian Goldenthal. Chris’ group is one of the most innovative and inspiring new acoustic flamenco groups in the USA.

These AMAZING images are courtesy of my wonderful friend & talented photographer, Shari Robbins of

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,  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!!!

I just returned home from a fabulous time with Calo Flamenco.  We had a few days and two amazing performances in Ashland, Oregon as part of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  We enjoyed our time with some fabulous friends!

Hanging out at the park during the afternoon and enjoying beautiful Ashland, Oregon.



Above: Calo Flamenco members hanging out after the performance.  From L to R: Chris Burton Jacome, Bernadette Gaxiola, Terry Longshore, Martin Gaxiola and Lena Jacome.


Above: The view outside our apartment. Nice!!

Below: Chris Burton Jacome


In the dressing room getting ready.



Posing with Terry & Bernadette prior to the concert.


Chris, Martin & Terry posing 5 minutes before showtime!


With fabulous dancer, instructor and mentor, Martin Gaxiola, after the concert.


Getting ready to go!


Posing with the beautiful, talented, amazing dancer, instructor & mentor, Bernadette Gaxiola.


Oh, the silliness.


With Bernadette & Terry.


Growl for me, baby!! From L to R: Grant, Terry, Ben, Chris & Martin


Great photo.


Les & Chris


With Sophie.


Grant Ruiz & Chris


Enjoying a great dinner with wonderful friends!


The two artistic talents: Chris & Martin

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