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I am posting this as a benchmark, not because I think I'm playing very well yet.  The idea would be post a video every month for a ye...

Monday, September 3, 2018


Paco Ibáñez to me sounds tuneless, ponderous and solemn, [as Leslie says in a comment to a previous post], over-earnest, musically simplistic, sentimental. This style has not aged well at all. Neruda and Alberti liked how he sang their poems, so there's that. And J.A. Goytisolo too. I appreciate that this had an anti-Franco impetus...  

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