Chris Burton Jácome
Featured on New Music Arizona Concert, June 13, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
Featured on Raven Recital, June 14, 2008, 4:00 PM

Chris Burton Jácome
Chris Burton Jácome (www.ChrisBurtonJacome.com) began playing guitar in 1986. While living in Sevilla, Spain, Chris studied flamenco guitar with some of the greatest flamenco performers of this era. Chris has played to many sold-out theaters and has performed throughout the US. Chris is currently the musical director for Calo Flamenco, Ballet de Martín Gaxiola. Chris writes the music and lyrics for Calo’s productions and performs live with his musical ensemble for Calo’s Broadway-ready flamenco dance shows. His recordings have won awards and international acclaim. Chris's music can be heard on the Emmy Award winning PBS special "Flamenco", Television Shows such as “Kyle xy” and “Greek” or on any of his CDs. Of his newest CD, "Flamenco", Get Out! Magazine says "Jácome’s gorgeous, evocative compositions are a testament to his abilities as a writer and performer." and Slipcue.com calls it “An extraordinary and fresh-sounding, passionate album."