"Chris B. Jácome joins the ranks of flamenco guitar masters..." Scott Barker-Tucson Lifestyle Magazine
Embrace the world of flamenco as you explore the music of Chris B. Jácome. The powerful compositions in this collection communicate the passion of a land of extremes. With poignant melodies, and provocative rhythms listeners will find themselves carried away into a world of emotion and sound. You will have no choice but to surrender.
Rarely is an artist so capable of capturing the essence of a musical tradition while leaving his own innovative mark upon it. Embracing the tradition of flamenco, lacing it with his own love of life and presenting this new interpretation through composition is Chris' greatest gift to the listener.
Open yourself to the experience. Allow yourself to become enchanted as these soulful compositions unfold.
*UPDATE: 3 years after it’s release the title track “Motivación” finished in the Top 10 in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest World Music Category. Out of 25,000 entries!
Chris B. Jácome is the artistic director and founder of the celebrated flamenco music and dance company “Jácome Flamenco”. Within just the last three years, Jácome Flamenco has performed at a multi-embassy Latin American Gala in Jakarta, Indonesia, created a study-abroad flamenco immersion program in Sevilla, Spain and even presented their newest production “¡FlaMÉXico!” at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.
Chris’ music can be heard on popular TV shows such as “Touch”, “Kyle xy” and “Greek”, the feature films “Amreeka”, “9/Tenths” and the recently released film “Just the Vampire Hunter”, which features Chris’ first complete film score. Chris has written and produced five critically-acclaimed CDs including his newest album entitled, “Levanto”. Chris won the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest World Category two years in a row with his original songs from “Levanto”!
Other CDs available on CD Baby by Chris B. Jácome include:
It's a Flamenco Guitar Christmas
JUST The Vampire Hunter