Sunday, April 29, 2018 3:00 PM"Palos Nuevos: The Jazz/Flamenco Project" which the KU Jazz Ensemble I premiered in Spring 2017. Composed by and choreographed by , "Palos Nuevos" emulates the flamenco tradition of dialogue between dancer and musician, and the practice of trading fours in jazz improvisation. The suite features Hayes, chair of the KU Department of Dance, performing the baile (dance); , professor of trumpet, playing the cante (voice); flamenco guitarist as the toque (guitar); and , KU music lecturer, performing on percussion.
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
New work extends the jazz-flamenco connection