Buika

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Opened Oct 19, 2012
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

"Extraordinary . . . a great artist."--Miami Herald Hailed as the Flamenco Queen, Concha Buika is the daughter of political refugees from the African nation of Equatorial Guinea and grew up in a Gypsy neighborhood on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Often compared to a young Nina Simone, Buika completely surrenders herself to her art, plunging deep into her emotions and emerging with a sonorous, rasping voice that reveals her inner anguish. The New York Times calls her unique blend of flamenco, jazz, soul and blues "luminous . . . magnificent . . . superb!"

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http://worldmusic.org/buika-0-943