About Canela Flamenco

Canela is a humble ambassador of the World Heritage of Flamenco and Spanish Guitar in China, music that can move the soul or start a party.

Canela are based in Shanghai and play a variety of programmes for different type of events from classical to upbeat flamenco rhythms.

Kike and Jon from Canela present a guitar duo for instrumental shows with option to add dancers and other musicians according the event.

Repertoire and Sample Programmes

Memories of Al-Andalus, Spanish Classical and Flamenco

A set of pieces evoking the the ancient Moorish capitals of Southern Spain, Granada and Cordoba.

  • Classical
    • Danza Española Oriental (Enrique Granados),
    • Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Tárrega)
  • Al-Andalus: Memory of Córdoba (homage to Naseer Shamma)
  • Flamenco from Granada:
    • Morente (Vicente Amigo)
    • La Cartuja (Gerardo Núñez)

Latin Dreams, Flamenco and Latin Music

A lively set of fast Latin and flamenco rhythms, example set:

  • Peruvian Waltz
  • Brazilian Choro:
    • Tico-Tico no Fubá (Zequinha de Abreu),
    • Xaranga do Vovo (Celso Machado)
  • Rumba:
    • Entre Dos Aguas (Paco de Lucia),
    • Río Ancho (Paco de Lucia),
    • Agua Marina (Paco Cepero)
  • Flamenco with Cuban influence:  Guajiras

Flamenco Puro

A selection of contrasting styles from subtle melodies to fast rhythms, and always with a log of passion.

  • Bulerías
  • Rumba
  • Fandangos de Huelva
  • Verdiales
  • Guajiras
  • Granainas
  • Taranta

Traditional melodies and variations by Paco de Lucia, Paco Cepero, Vicente Amigo, Gerardo Nuñez, Rafael Riqueni