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Music: Juan Martin and Ensemble

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Celebrated virtuoso of the Flamenco guitar, Juan Martìn has been voted one of the top three guitarists in the world by US magazine Guitar Player. His latest project explores the roots of flamenco through Moorish and Indian gypsy music, Sephardic song and his own inimitable flamenco style. 

He is joined by his ensemble, blending flamenco guitar with oud, tabla and clarinet, in what The Guardian describes as ‘virtuoso playing, for sure, but with a difference. Intensity and emotion were there... but Juan Martìn’s skill was in creating unexpected textures and colours within the flamenco setting.

‘Juan Martín literally wrote the book on Spanish guitar styles: his El Arte Flamenco de la Guitarra is a worldwide bestseller…In Martín's hands, flamenco is not so much a musical style as an entire culture compressed into a quivering box of air’
The Guardian

Discover more about Juan Martín and watch clips of him performing here: www.juanmartin.com

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Leeds Howard Assembly Room 11 Oct 2012 8:45pm

Music: Juan Martin and Ensemble

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The Howard Assembly Room is located inside Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds Grand Theatre is situated on New Briggate in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

The theatre is easily accessible by public transport. It is approximately 10 minutes walk from the main bus station and 15 minutes walk from the train station with many buses stopping in the immediate vicinity. For the most up to date information on local bus and train times, please check WYMetro. There is also a taxi rank outside the theatre although we recommend booking a taxi in advance, particularly on a Friday or Saturday evening.

Parking is available at various nearby car parks, including Edward Street/Templar Street and the St John's and Merrion Centre shopping malls. A limited amount of on street parking is available near the theatre is free after 6pm but this does tend to fill up very quickly.



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