Flamenco Explained - You Can Learn Flamenco Guitar
Kai Narezo takes the intimidation out of learning to play flamenco guitar - for fun and alongside the art with dancers and singers. Join in on the juerga with Kai and other guitarists, dancers and singers in our online community both for free and subscribed video tutorials and method book lessons.
Flamenco Explained - The Guitarist's Survival Guide, is the first book that breaks down the inner workings of flamenco and helps the guitarist truly understand this amazing art form. Flamenco Explained presents the underlying architecture of flamenco in a new way that is accessible to all musicians and prepares the aspiring guitarist to accompany flamenco dance and cante and communicate with other flamenco musicians. Flamenco Explained has already been used as the foundation for Berklee College of Music's first ever flamenco guitar class.
The Escobilla Editions are close looks at one of the important aspects of accompanying the footwork section - the Escobilla - of any danced Palo. In addition to being very useful for those who want to accompany dance, learning how to play the Escobilla is a great way to improve your compás and to get a fuller understanding of a given Palo. Even if your focus is on playing solo guitar or accompanying Cante, being familiar with the Escobillas is an important part of being a well-rounded guitarist and will inform other aspects of your playing.
New Course Coming September 1st - Watch Intro Now. Welcome to Seguirillas Explained - Escobilla Edition, a course that features tutorials and Play-Alongs to teach you what you need to know to accompany the Escobilla section of a danced Seguirillas.
Traditional Falseta: 100bpm Keeping Compás - TUTORIAL
A performance of various types of material you can use in an Escobilla, all played at a constant tempo of 100bpm. 100bpm is on the slow end of the range of tempos you might encounter, but a nice tempo for getting used to playing your Seguirillas in strict time.
Play-Along: 160bpm LOOPED Constant Tempo - PLAY-ALONG
An unaccompanied loop of a Seguirillas Escobilla danced at a constant tempo of 160bpm. This is our fastest constant tempo loop, so be sure you're comfortable with your material at 130bpm before jumping in to this tempo.