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Germán López in Concert: Instituto Cervantes of Chicago on March 25th


With a style that embraces Spanish Flamenco, West African traditional, modern American jazz and pop, and rhythms uniquely native to his home country, Germán López has already established himself as a rising star in Europe. His delayed ascent in the US might be attributable to the relative obscurity of his chosen instrument, the timple. A five-string, long-necked instrument originating from the Spanish archipelago, the timple is recognizable in performance as a cross between a classical guitar and the ukulele. López’s masterful method of playing the instrument heightens its resonance and precision for a magical and immediately accessible sound. With an upcoming album featuring guest spots from a host of international all-stars, including the Cameroonian Grammy-winning bassist Richard Bona and the Mexican singer-songwriter Lila Downs, López is likely to soon join other global contemporary musical geniuses, such as Jake Shimabukuro or Rodrigo y Gabriela, on the worldwide festival circuit, making this your best chance to enjoy his “entrancing” musicianship and “delicately rippling notes” (Huffington Post) in an intimate concert space.


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