Tierra Negra and Muriel Anderson

Highline Ballroom
431 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The Highline Ballroom presents Tierra Negra and Muriel Anderson with special guests Danny Gottlieb and Nikki Parrott. In the world of modern Flamenco, few artists have attained the heights of Tierra Negra. In fact, so influential are these two German guitarists that they're often cited as the protagonists of Flamenco Nuevo, the new wave. Tierra Negra may infuse their sound with elements of folklore, jazz and even pop, but the theme never strays far from the infectious rhythm and melody of Rumba-Flamenco. Widely respected as one of the world's foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship. She is host of the renowned "Muriel Anderson's ALL STAR GUITAR NIGHT®" and founder of the Music for Life Alliance charity. Muriel Anderson has released eight CD's, four instructional DVD's and guitar books published by Hal Leonard, Mel Bay, and Zen-On Japan. Her music can be heard in Woody Allen's film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona." and her "Heartstrings" recording accompanied the astronauts on the space shuttle Discovery. Touring in the USA and internationally year round, Muriel's facility across musical genres is revered by guitarists, and her gentle sense of endears her audiences worldwide. Please note the doors will open at 6pm.

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