This page is a retrospective on my Flamenco Journey through
life. I will be adding material over the next couple of weeks, so
I want to express my deepest appreciation for all those who
have contributed so much, in particular Suzana, Diego del
Gastor and Agustin Rios, and my friends Gonzalo and La
Chica in Moron de la Frontera, Donn Pohren, Brook Zern,
Mercedes and Albano Leon in Madrid, Roberto Gales, Maria
Teresa Carbajal, Marcela Del Real, Danny Staffler (who
taught me my very first falsetas), Sandi and Jose Fernandez in
LA), and many others.
Maria Teresa and Roberto were a delightful couple who
graciously allowed us to film some of their choreography for future study
after we returned home from our wedding trip in 1973. The setting is a
rehearsal studio at Amor de Dios. Susie holds the camera; I am the
Moron de la Frontera
Moron 01 - 05 are general shots of Moron - appearances of Miguel, Juan
Cala, Agustin Rios, Paco del Gastor, Gonzalo and La Chica, Miguel,
Donn Pohren, and Agustin's father at the market Abastos.
Moron 06 - Milagro, Eugenia, and Suzana
Moron 07 - Paella at Bar Pepe - myself, Miguel (Bar Miguel), Evan
Harrar, Keni Parker, Agustin Rios, Juan del Gastor, Pepe (Sr.) (tasting
Moron 08 -09 Milagro, Eugenia, Suzana, Gitanito, Gonzalo, La Chica
Marcela del Real - a wonderful dancer who graciously allowed to film
some of her dances for further study the last day of our grant in Madrid.
Sandi Fernandez - a talented dancer who graciously let us film her.
A Flamenco Journey (Super 8 Films)
Suzana's report to the Canada
Council of our journey to Madrid
and Moron de la Frontera made
possible by their grant to study