Mill Ave Chamber Players

The Mill Ave Chamber Players is a professional woodwind quintet based in Phoenix, Arizona that holds over 50 concerts annually.

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"Live at the Library" Series: Chris & Lena Jácome “Flamenco Duet”

  • Glendale Public Library 5959 W Brown St Glendale, AZ 85302 USA (map)

This powerful husband & wife flamenco duo provides exceptionally exciting and thrilling flamenco performances that only a perfectly matched pair can manifest. Chris and Lena’s strong partnership and artistic communication keep audiences mesmerized as they share an unforgettable experience filled with flamenco music, dance, song and the profound connection of two kindred spirits sharing their love for each other through their art.

Chris Jácome (www.CBJMusic.com) is one of the premiere flamenco guitarists currently residing in the US. Chris’ music can be heard on popular TV shows such as “Touch”, “Kyle xy” and “Greek”, the feature films “Amreeka”, “9/Tenths” and the soon to be released film “Just the Vampire Hunter”, which will feature Chris’ first complete film score. Chris has also written and produced four critically-acclaimed CDs including his newest CD entitled, “Levanto”. Chris has won the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest World Category 2 years in a row with his original songs from “Levanto”!

Lena Jácome (www.LenaJacome.com) tours nationally as a flamenco dancer with the Jácome Flamenco & Calo Flamenco.  She has a BFA in Dance Performance at NWSA in Miami, FL and an MFA in Dance and Choreography from ASU and has studied in Spain. Both Chris & Lena are Roster Artists with Arizona Commission on the Arts and are widely acclaimed for their ability to both perform the art of flamenco at an expert level, but to also have the skills necessary to teach the art in a variety of settings, from grade school up to intense university graduate-level masterclasses.