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Elementos Compuestos Nino de los Reyes

Nino de los Reyes began his career at 9 years old in the show “Campanas Flamencas,” directed by Paco Sánchez, founder of the legendary Cumbre Flamenca. He has shared the stage with a number of celebrated flamenco stars, including Joaquín Grilo, Milagros Mengibar, La Tati, Antonio Reyes, and his own brother, Isaac de los Reyes.

From a young age, Nino began to perform in great flamenco companies like those of Eduardo Serrano “El Güito,” Carmen Cortes, and Javier Barón. In addition, he formed part of Enrique Morente’s ensemble. Fellow flamenco artists with whom de los Reyes has worked include Pepe Habichuela, Josemi Carmona, Juan José Suárez “Paquete”, José María Bandera, Niño Josele, Jesús de Rosario, Juan Carmona, Ramon el Portugués, Miguel el Rubio, Montse Cortes, José Soto “Sorderita,” Rafael de Utrera, Jorge Pardo, Carles Benavent, Alain Pérez, and Rubén Dantas. In 2010, he won three awards in the Madrid Spanish Dance and Flamenco Choreography Competition for his show, “Origen.” The awards included First Prize for Solo Choreography, Emerging Flamenco Artist, and Best Original Music (composed by Paco Cruz).

Recently, de los Reyes was invited to participate in a tribute concert for Paco de Lucía, “Beyond the Memory,” sharing the stage with members of de Lucía’s band. He was also invited to record on the Mediaset television program, “Flamencos en El Berlín,” collaborating with the biggest superstars in flamenco dance, including Antonio Canales, Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya “Farruquito,” Antonio Fernández Montoya “Farru,” José Maya, Paloma Fantova, and Belen López. Currently, thanks to his versatility and knowledge of both music and dance, de los Reyes has been asked to record and collaborate with some of the world’s biggest pop and jazz stars. Most notably, he participated on international superstar Paul Simon’s latest album, “Stranger to Stranger.”

De los Reyes performed with Simon at the Madrid Barclays Center to an audience of 20,000. He was also invited by the living legend of jazz, Chick Corea, to perform at his 75th birthday celebration at the Blue Note in New York, and later in Madison Square Garden. Most recently, de los Reyes finished the recording of “Antidote,” Chick Corea and the Spanish Heart Band’s latest album, which also features star musician Rubén Blades. The Spanish Heart Band toured Europe in Summer 2019, passing through some of the most important festivals in the continent such as the Montreux Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, and Love Supreme among others. Nino de los Reyes own shows include “Origen,” “Inside,” and his most recent creation, “Tierra,” directed by David Picazo.

Amparo Heredia is a flamenco singer from gypsy origins. Born in Málaga in 1970, Heredia began to sing at the age of 16 in Miami under the guidance of Juan de Alba at a local tablao (an intimate space where flamenco is performed). Despite her young age, she toured many of the flamenco tablaos in the most important cities in the U.S., including in Chicago, New York, and Washington D.C. Later she joined the Carlota Santana Company, where she worked for several years at the Symphony Space Theater in New York. At the tablao El Flamenco in México City, Heredia spent a long season in which she sang with all the great artists who passed through. Later, she returned to Spain, where she worked in one of the most important flamenco tablaos in Madrid, Casa Patas, El Corral de la Pacheca, etc. There, Heredia achieved great recognition in the flamenco community and became an in-demand singer for dancers. She has worked with La Lupi, the acclaimed dancer from Málaga, as well as the bailaor Juan Andrés Maya, with whom she has traveled throughout Spain with the flamenco shows “Furia Maya,” “La Pasión,” “Tres Homenajes,” and “Salvajes.” On the 50th anniversary of Christian Dior, Heredia performed in the gardens of Versailles with Manuel Lombo. It could be said that Amparo has sung to almost all the lead

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