Cante Explained - Soleá - The Macho
Most Palos have a Macho - a different kind of letra that happens at the end that either speeds up (often morphing into another Palo) or changes key. The Macho por Soleá that we look at here does both, and it's a pretty common one. So while we've been singing a Soleá, this Macho speeds up into a Soleá Por Buleria groove and changes from E Phrygian to E Major. Watch as Kai and Juan break it down.
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