a night of Flamenco music and dance featuring dancer Savannah Fuentes, special guest artistdirect from Spain, singer Jose Anillo, and guitarist Bobby de Sofia.
"Real Flamenco straight up and stunning" Regina Hacket, The Seattle PI
about Special Guest Artist Jose Anillo José Anillo (Cádiz, 1978). Cantaor
Cádiz-born cantaor José Anillo took his first steps as an artist singing in the groups of several baile academies in Cádiz, San Fernando, Chiclana... He began his professional career as a member of the Manuela Carrasco Company, making his début at Madrid's Teatro de la Villa and Cádiz's Gran Teatro Falla.
Starting at the age of 18, he continued his career in various companies such as those of Cristina Hoyos, Belén Maya, Joaquín Grilo, Israel Galván, Javier Latorre and Rafael Campallo, among others. He was chosen for the lineup of 'Los 12 nombres para empezar el siglo XXI' ('12 Names to Begin the 21st Century') at the Granada Music and Dance Festival. In August 2003, he won the National Cantes por Alegrías Prize of Cádiz in the edition dedicated to Manolo Vargas. His cante has traveled to many countries all over America, to Asian countries like Japan and the Philippines, throughout Europe and to many cities in Spain.
Singing for numerous tocaores and bailaores, he has appeared in nearly forty installments of Canal Sur TV's flamenco program 'Una llama viva'. He has also carried out record collaborations with artists such as Paco de Lucía, Capullo de Jerez and Fernando de la Morena, as well as on the collective album 'Flamenco por Andalucía, España y la Humanidad' together with cantaoras Encarna Anillo and La Tana.
In 2005 and 2006 he joins the company of the Farruco family in shows like 'Los Farruco'. And in 2007, he collaborates as a vocalist in the documentary 'The Last Conquistador' by director John Valadez, with music by composer Richard Martínez. That same year, he tackles his first experience as musical producer of the album 'Barcas de plata' by his sister, cantaora Encarna Anillo. He is preparing his first solo album.
Laxalt Auditorium (View)
401 W. Second St.
Reno, NV 89503