Summer Courtyard Concerts will be a four-concert series featuring a multicultural slate of music styles and showcasing a diverse lineup of local musicians. These afternoon concerts run approximately 90 minutes each and are free to the public. Food will be served a half hour before showtime. This week we will feature Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble.
About Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble: The Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble is one of the best Flamenco fusion groups in the United States. Established in 1994, the group features the unique talents of VAL RAMOS (lead Flamenco guitarist), JOSE R. RAMOS (Flamenco guitarist), KRIS JENSEN (flutist and saxophonist), CARLOS HERNANDEZ CHAVEZ (bassist), ASHLEY JONES (violinist), and MATT MOADEL (cajon player/percussionist). The ensemble often performs with international Spanish Flamenco singing sensation ALFONSO CID. The ensemble also performs with guest Flamenco dancers and other musicians from Spain and the United States.
Hailed as “the best of classical Flamenco brought to modern standards” (Rootsworld.com), “a hidden treasure of the Flamenco world in the Americas…superb musicianship..” (Flamenco Connection), and “simply brilliant” (Flamenco Buzz.com) this outstanding musical group represents the best of contemporary Flamenco music, song, and dance.