Flamenco Explained is: a book, video tutorials, a philosophy.
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.
Course materials for the course can be found and downloaded here: https://flamencoexplained.com/tabs-and-notation/ Seguirillas Explained is our in-depth look at what you need to know to play Seguirillas. It’s an intermediate-advanced course, so while much of the material presented is a bit challenging, there’s also more than enough easier material for a beginner-intermediate player who just can’t wait to learn this Palo!
In this video we look at the Llamada por Seguirillas as a way to really understand how to count and feel the compás. Seguirillas is built on the same 12-beat foundation as Soleá, but we feel and count it in a very different way, so this is a great place to start. We also look at one of the most c...
In this video we get into the basic compás of Seguirillas and how to flow from the llamada into the compás and back again. By the end of this video you should have a solid understanding of how Seguirilla feels and how it works.
If you’re feeling good about your Seguirilla compassions it’s time to start learning some compás variations and some new chord voicings so your compás will sound a little more interesting and you’ll have more options.
Seguirillas Explained - Kai Narezo Falseta #2- TUTORIAL
Tutorial lesson for the Kai Narezo Seguirilla Falseta #2, which starts out more on the lyrical side, but ends with a couple of more driving compases. Features some fun chords and then a bit of challenging arpeggio/picado combination at the end.
We look at what you need to know to really play Seguirillas now that you have all of this material! We look at how to start and finish the piece, and how to get comfortable flowing from compás to falseta and back, along with some of the trademark Seguirilla quirks.