Alaska Tour 2010

Alaska is AWESOME!!!

CALO FLAMENCO went on an extended Alaska tour, we left on Sept. 28th and just returned home on Oct. 11th. Nearly 2 weeks of Alaskan fun and a LOT of flamenco shows!!!

Hang on as I try to give you a quick overview of what we did…


Tuesday…Got in to Anchorage and went to dinner.

Wednesday…We did a school show on Wed. the 29th and then Martin and I taught a workshop at a local dance studio.

Thursday was a marathon day of Teching (for all of you non-theatre folk that means we were staging the show, we were setting up lights and sound). You lose all sense of time and space when you’re in the theatre all day long. But we went and had a wonderful dinner hosted by our dear friends Jason and Evan.

CALO Tech

providing a great show means SO MUCH more than just bringing the artistry, we spend a ton of time behind the scenes to make sure the show sounds spectacular and looks spectacular.

Chris & Lena Jacome @ Discovery Theatre

Kris Hill, Adrian Goldenthal, Chris Burton Jacome - SOUND CHECK

Bernadette Gaxiola and Molly Duran - Staging the CALO Bata piece

Kris & Adrian at Jason and Evan's fiesta on Thursday night

FRIDAY OCT. 1ST/SATURDAY OCT. 2ND…
These were the big shows at Discovery Theater in Anchorage. The audiences were AMAZING and we had nearly full capacity for both nights of our shows! Ole!!

PhotobucketTeching on day of concert.

PhotobucketMartin looking out into the auditorium.

Photobucketmy guitar headstock.

PhotobucketLena getting set to head back to hotel for a short break before the show!

PhotobucketOur monitor board…

PhotobucketGetting some food in before the show…

PhotobucketMolly in the hall backstage…

Photobucket CBJ in the dressing room…

Photobucket The girls stop for a quick photo while getting ready…

PhotobucketOn Saturday I gave a Guitar Master Class at UAA. Toby played a Piazzolla piece quite beautifully!

PhotobucketNick played a Soleares, and in pretty good compas too!

 


(our last day in Alaska, we went to Denali State Park)

We just got back from our trip and I have GOT to figure out a way of being better connected while being on the trip so I can upload photos and write blogs while on tour…it’s something I aspire to.

I will add more photos and details soon…

~CBJ

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About Chris B. Jácome (CBJ Music)

Chris B. Jácome is a Flamenco Guitarist & Composer. In between concerts and tours as Artistic Director for Jácome Flamenco, he enjoys training in his top secret flamenco ninja lair. 1. Yes, the flamenco ninja lair is awesome! 2. You will know when you're invited.
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