Save the dates
I am very happy to announce that I will play again with one of the greatest flamenco percussionists. Jose Manuel Ruiz Motos "Bandolero" is visiting Berlin to record for my upcoming solo album and we will be playing in Berlin on March 21st at the Peña Flamenca "Pata Negra" and on March 24th at B-Flat Jazz Club.
Upcoming solo album
My next solo album will be named Primavera en Berlin and will be released in autumn 2020. It has eight original own compositions: Alegría, Soleá, Bambera, Fandangos, Taranta, Minera, Bulerías, Tangos. Bonus track: a song based on an ukrainian poem with string quartet accompaniment. Collaborating artists are: Bandolero (percussion), Morenito hijo (vocal), Juan Cárdenas (vocal), Tom Auffarth (bass), Roland Satterwhite (violin), Alaa Zouiten (oud), Rüdiger Krause (vocal, jazz-guitar) and Viktoria Leléka (vocal).
Rasgueo Tour 2020
May 2020 Tour is supported by the Senate of Berlin.
22.05 Bad Marienberg
02.07 Schloss Lübbenau
New flamenco guitar
I acquired recently a Viuda & Sobrinos made in the early 40s in Madrid. It is a negra one with an extraordinary sustain and incredible deep sound. You can find a short video presentation by visiting my Facebook page. www.vintage-guitar-world.com
"Akustik Gitarre" magazine
"Akustik Gitarre" magazine published a nice story about me, written by Jens Hausmann. Visit my Facebook profile and read the story.
New videos at Siccas Guitars
I am thankful to Siccas Guitars for the beautiful videos. You can find them by visiting my YouTube channel.
Interview by Simon Sargsyan for JazzBluesNews.Space
Rasgueo´s music is trying to achieve a balance between jazz´s intellectuality and flamenco´s emotionality
Rasgueo´s second Album
The second RASGUEO album, Echo, is out (Galileo-MC). Nine original compositions and an arrangement of Isaak Albeniz´s ASTURIAS. Recorded, mixed and mastered at rbb-Studio Berlin by Maria Suschke (Sound Supervisor), Bernd Bechthold (Sound Engineer) and Ulrich Hieber (Digital Cut). Produced for Kulturradio rbb by Ulf Drechsel.
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World Music Central - online magazine dedicated to World Music (english)
Author: Angel Romero
Soultrain Online Magazin (german)
Jazzthetik Juli-August 2015, Text von Franz X.A. Zipperer (german)
Online Music Portal - jazz-fun.de (german)
Sound and Image - Online Music Portal (german)