HELP US KEEP REPORTING. DONATE TO ORLANDO WEEKLY PRESS CLUB.

Wednesday, June 9, 1999

Review - Innamorare: Summer Flamenco

Artist: Ottmar Liebert

Posted on Wed, Jun 9, 1999 at 4:00 AM

Innamorare: Summer Flamenco
Label: Epic
Media: CD
Format: Album
WorkNameSort: Innamorare: Summer Flamenco

New-age sensation Ottmar Liebert has recorded more than 10 albums in the last decade, combining his signature flamenco-guitar style with jazz, classical, Afrobeat, Cubano and polyrhythms from around the world. New release "Innamorare: Summer Flamenco" is a breezy affair in the same vein as Liebert's acclaimed debut "Nouveau Flamenco."

Tracks "Verano de Alegria" and "2 the Night" both feature agile acoustic runs and syncopated horn parts, while "Alameda" plays off a mellow mariachi sound. In fact, there's hardly a South American musical style here that isn't infused with Liebert's flamenco fingering -- even Santana's familiar Latin-rock aesthetic is explored on one track.

While not all the tunes convey the romance or danger Liebert at one time insisted flamenco music possessed, "Innamorare" proves he's not just borrowing various musical styles from around the world. Liebert is pushing them into a flamenco future where he reigns supreme.

Tags:

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 14, 2020

View more issues

Calendar

© 2020 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation