Events for May 14, 2014
Nouveau Flamenco Torchbearer
As noted in the Star Tribune's "Big Gigs" by Tom Surowicz, "Flamenco-flavored guitar star Ottmar Liebert is back in support of two new releases. The electric album “three-oh-five” features fresh material that’s funkier than you might expect, as Liebert pays tribute to Motown Records great Wah Wah Watson and subtly echoes some other fabled guitarists never found in “New Age” record bins: Nile Rodgers, Paul Jackson Jr., Carlos Santana and Jeff Beck. The acoustic “Bare Wood 2002-2012” recycles past tracks such as the ever-enticing “Sand,” removing all electronic instruments and adding more flamenco guitar licks, acoustic bass and cajon drum parts."
Ottmar Liebert is one of the most successful instrumental performers in the world. A pioneer in the Nouveau Flamenco...