Jose Moreno

(Dancer/ Percussionist)

Born into a family of famous flamenco artists Estrella Morena (dancer) and Pepe de Málaga (singer), Jose began his flamenco career at age 6 under the guidance of his parents. His debut was at the famous Tablao Costa Vasca in Miami. Jose continued his studies with the Great Manolete, Farruquito, and Andres Marin and Cajon with Manuel Soler. Jose has been invited to perform in various companies, and worked with distinguished artists such as: The Great Manolete, Joaquin Ruiz, Pastora Galvan, El Pecas, Jose Cortes “Pansequito”, Jose Luis Rodriquez, Roberto Castellon, Pedro Cortes, Basilio Garcia, Paco Heredia, Jesus Montoya, La Tania, Miguel Vargas, Nelida Tirado, Maria Montilla, Antonio Hidalgo, Curro Cueto, Ruben de Maria, Gonzalo Grau, Edwin Aparicio, Amparo Heredia, Antonio Granjero and Omayra Amaya. In 2001, Jose choreographed and performed a collaborative work with his mother Estrella Morena, and with renowned flamenco singer Carmen Linares with the New World Symphony Orquestra at Lincoln Theater in Miami. In 2007, Jose performed with the internationally known Isabel Pantoja as a cajón percussionist, alongside flamenco guitarist Jose de Luna. Also performed in the 7th annual Panama Jazz Festival, and Carnegie Hall and currently resides in New York City.

For information about his classes, perfomances, etc. visit his Web site.

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