Karavana Flamenca plays Spanish gypsy music (rumba flamenca), traditional flamenco, Cuban music and Moorish inspired music with fire!
Miguel Ovejero's "heart wrenching" Spanish/Romani vocals and flamenco guitar are accompanied by the feverish, upbeat rhythms of guitars, bass and percussion. Oud and flamenco guitar sing the haunting tunes. The passion, energy and soulful melody of Karavana Flamenca spell Gypsy Fiesta every performance.
The Music: Karavana Flamenca boasts a repertoire of hundreds of songs including rumba flamenca favourites such as Bamboleo, Volare, Triste - any Gipsy Kings song. The rumba flamenco tradition is taken to its roots with songs inspired by Jose Reyes, Ketama, Gitano Familia aswell as "cante" for the serious flamenco aficionado. Genres include:
Band Line-up options: from 4 to 6 piece as required.
Band Bio: Karavana Flamenca's experience includes national festivals, touring, private and corporate functions, events, dance venues and charity events.
Miguel Antonio Ovejero plays guitar, composes and sings in his native Spanish. His greatly admired vocals have been described as "mystical" - "the words don't matter when Ovejero sings, it's just pure heart-wrenching emotion" one reviewer exclaimed.
Lisa Ovejero has vast experience with cajon and other percussion instruments and sings backing vocals.
Demircan Direk: flamenco guitarist, vocalist with energy and passion, unforeseen.
Tamer Taskaya: a professional Oud player from Istanbul excels in demonstrating the Arabic roots of flamenco and also plays fretless bass.
Nicolas Lyon contributes his sought after talent on double bass and violin to the band.