Diego Villegas, in his first album “Bajo de Guia” brings his wind instruments to this picturesque seaside neighbourhood of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, his hometown, with sounds of tanguillo, soleá, bulerías, tangos, rumbas and mirabrás. His music is as intuitive as he is, fresh, expressive, rich and honest. “A clear vision between the sea and the river” as described by José Luis Ortiz Nuevo in “Bajo de guía”.
Flamenco Abierto arise from the need to share Flamenco preserving its essence but always opening to the world an art
that is very alive. Four paths fuse to bring more visibility to Extremaduran Flamenco. Each of its members have
developed their art, working with a broad range of Spanish musicians and now is the moment bring this exciting style to
an international audience
Admired as a saxophonist, vocalist, and composer, he has mastered both traditions, flamenco and jazz, and brought international recognition to his work. Among his many credits is collaborating with Grammy winner Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. For this special occasion, he performs selections from his latest recording, Oriente, experimenting with Eastern rhythms and sounds in his flamenco-jazz mix.