Cajon Workshop with Diego Amador jr.

February 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Theater 4 (Theater Puget Sound) studio 1
870 Emerald Bay Rd.
South Lake Tahoe
California 96150 United States

an introduction to Flamenco rhythms and cajon technique with Diego Amador jr This class is open to everyone! No previous percussion experience required. Learn basic flamenco rhythms and techniques. The cajón, an Afro-Peruvian drum, is now one of the most important percussion instruments in flamenco. Diego Amador Jr., Flamenco signer, percussionist, was born in Seville into a family considered Flamenco royalty. His father is the celebrated Flamenco pianist Diego Amador and his uncles Rafael and Raimundo Amador, were the founders of popular Flamenco band Pata Negra. From a very young age Diego Amador Jr. began performing and touring with some of Spains top Flamenco artists, including Remedios Amaya, La Susi, Lole Montoya, Farruquito and Joaquin Cortes. Known in Flamenco circles as a percussionist, Diego Amador Jr. is also an accomplished Flamenco singer, guitarist and pianist as well. He has recently launched a solo project in New York City as a singer/songwriter with the track Y me siento tan bien, that features his sensual, powerful voice and guitar prowess.