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Jesus Munoz
401 Rio Grande Blvd NW Albuquerque
Central
505-247-0622

Jesus Muñoz is recognized for his deep understanding of Cante Flamenco and improvisational control over rhythm. Muñoz has performed, produced and directed in the United States, Canada & Spain. He is Founder and Director of Jesus Muñoz Flamenco and Co-Director of the Detroit-based, La Chispa and Company. Muñoz teaches a growing student base at his school, Casa Flamenca, in Albuquerque, New Mexico and for the past seven years has toured nationally with New York City- based company, Carlota Santana’s Flamenco Vivo. In March 2013, Muñoz was a featured soloist at Lincoln Center for the 100 Years of Flamenco in New York City exhibit. He has also been a featured soloist at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall, the Detroit Institute of the Arts’ Spanish Masters Series, the National Museum of Dance, Nasher Museum at Duke University, and has closed for the Denver Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra in 2011. He has performed at the University of Sevilla, the Spanish Embassy, Palacio Andaluz and for the Prince of Spain. Called “riveting” by the Albany Gazette, he is referred to by fellow artists as a “jazz session artist” with the live-performance direction of an orchestra conductor. Muñoz’s current projects include choreographing for the world premiere of Rudolfo Anaya’s Rosalinda and debuting Jesus Muñoz Flamenco: Red Note as part of the first annual partnership concert with the prestigious National Hispanic Cultural Center, endorsed by the Instituto Cervantes.