Our Tony Hillier is a great fan of flamenco – a passion helped along by his brother, who is a very capable flamenco guitarist. And with Australian flamenco champions Arte Kanela playing at the Tanks Arts Centre in Cairns tonight, well it’s the perfect day to sample some fine exponents of the form.
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Carmelilla by Carmelilla Montoya from the recently released compilation album The Rough Guide To Flamenco
La Luna Me Miro by Arte Kanela from their self-titled EP
Fandangos by Martirio from The Rough Guide To Flamenco
Tony Hillier is one of Australia’s leading music journalists and a musician of long standing here in far north Queensland. His informed and insightful coverage of music features in The Weekend Australian and Rhythms magazine http://rhythms.com.au/
Tony Hillier’s World of Music is also available as a podcast. Search for Tony Hillier on your podcast app or in the iTunes store. And you can stay in touch with the FNQ music scene with Tony at http://www.entertainmentcairns.com/hilliers-hotline-archive.php
You can hear Tony on ABC Far North each Friday at 445pm.