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Diego El Cigala
Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

Nov 01 - Nov 04
Miner Auditorium
ThuNov 1
7:30 PM

$35 | $55 | $75 | $95

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FriNov 2
7:30 PM

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SatNov 3
7:30 PM

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SunNov 4
7:00 PM

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With a voice the late guitar icon Paco de Lucía called “one of the most beautiful flamenco voices of our time,” the innovative Spanish Gypsy flamenco singer Diego El Cigala rose to international fame in 2003 after the release of Lagrimas Negras, his smashing collaboration with the venerable Cuban pianist Bebo Valdés.

It won a Latin GRAMMY and inspired The New York Times critic Ben Ratliff to anoint it best album of the year, hailing it as “one of the great new cross-pollinating documents of Latin music.” Born in an artistic Romani family in Madrid, El Cigala is a gripping “blood-and-iron” flamenco singer, as Ratliff calls him, with a natural gift for merging his ancestral music with the boleros, tangos and rumbas of other Iberian and Latin American cultures. He won another Latin GRAMMY in 2005 for Picasso en Mis Ojos, which featured de Lucía and the prized Latin-jazz trumpeter and percussionist Jerry Gonzalez. El Cigala’s latest Sony Music release, Indestructible, shows the deep influence of Cuban salsa, embracing classic material from the legendary Fania Records songbook with a power-packed band on an album Billboard declares “could be the salsa album of the year.” The singer and his fiery band of Spanish and Cuban musicians will serve up songs from that rich repertoire.

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Indestructible, shows the deep influence of Cuban salsa, embracing classic material from the legendary Fania Records songbook.

He radiates a magnetic mix of winking charm and unpredictable vitriol reminiscent of a singer from an entirely different milieu, Frank Sinatra.

The New York Times

He radiates a magnetic mix of winking charm and unpredictable vitriol reminiscent of a singer from an entirely different milieu, Frank Sinatra.

The New York Times

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