July 2011 Poquito y Bueno: A Short and Sweet Flamenco Show Archives

7/7/2011 Poquito y Bueno: A Short and Sweet Flamenco Show

There is some stunning music and amazing singing on this show! Kristina features more milongas, more guajiras, and more talk with flamenca extraordinaire, La Conja!

7/14/2011 Poquito y Bueno: A Short and Sweet Flamenco Show

Kristina plays the palo colombianas, featuring recordings both traditional and modern. Kristina and well-known dancer/singer La Conja talk about how La Conja moved from being a flamenco dancer to also becoming an in-demand flamenco singer.

7/21/2011 Poquito y Bueno: A Short and Sweet Flamenco Show

Kristina plays the palo rumbas which was actually created in Spain around 1918 in response to the Afro-Caribbean beat. Rumbas are surprisingly the slowest of the flamenco cantes chicos. Also on this show, Kristina and acclaimed dancer/singer La Conja discuss La Conja’s lateral move from dancing to singing, and the consequences thereof.

7/28/2011 Poquito y Bueno: A Short and Sweet Flamenco Show

African fetishes (bilongos), Argentinian folksongs (vidalitas), and the last of La Conja (a legendary ida y vuelta flamenca). Tune-in to find out what all that means.