• Editorial
    VALENCIA MUSIC WITH ‘JUNE’S KALEIDOSCOPE’

    ##Tell us something about your musical background and influences…I grew up as a classically trained pianist, starting to have piano lessons at the age of six. Then I entered my first Conservatory and finished my degree almost fourteen years after. Those years gave me the music foundations to compose my own music, especially ‘Impressionism in […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA MUSIC …EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH SOLEDAD VÉLEZ

    ##Soledad Vélez is a little bit special. She has a unique quality with a memorable chorus, an interesting  turn of phrase, the lilt in her distinctive voice, the implied sense of having lived more than her years. Along with the independent attitude, there’s a touch of Billie Holiday somewhere in the mix. What do you […]

  • Food
    MAR D’AMURA (LIVE MUSIC & QUALITY CUISINE) IN CABANYAL

    ##The ‘24/7 Valencia’ team have had some really memorable nights of delicious dining & superb live music at ‘Mar d’Amura’, which is now a definitive part of the thriving Cabanyal scene. This place has quality written all over it and attracts an appreciative crowd and is refreshingly integrated with the district. Set in the heart […]

  • Editorial
    EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON THE DYNAMIC BARRIO OF BENIMACLET (VALENCIA)

    ##The city of Valencia can be split into sub-divisions or neighbourhoods often known as “barrios”. One of these barrios is called Benimaclet, a name with Arabic origins meaning “sons of Majlad.” This barrio is located to the northeast of Valencia’s city centre. Before 1970, this barrio practiced local sovereignty; therefore, Benimaclet was its own town […]

  • Music
    FROM LOCAL LAD TO ETERNAL LEGEND…. NINO BRAVO

    ##The Festival Nino Bravo in Aielo de Malferit is just one of more than 20 such festivals and conventions all over the Spanish speaking world. The small town near Onteniente and the birth place of this unique big voiced singer teems with hardcore fans from as far away as Chile and Australia all coming to […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA MUSIC… TONI COTOLI (MEDITERRANEAN GUITARIST)

    ##24/7 VALENCIA: Tell us something about your background  and musical education … TONI COTOLI: I was born in Valencia in 1974. At nine years of age I started my musical studies at the ‘Unión de Pescadores del Cabanyal’ Musical Society, where I played the clarinet. At sixteen, I exchanged the clarinet for the guitar, beginning […]

  • Editorial
    SERGENT GARCIA INTERVIEW

    ##24/7 Valencia: Tell us about your  experience of travelling from the port of Valencia to the Caribbean in a sailing boat. Was it for musical reasons? SERGENT GARCIA: I have been travelling for more than 20 years to Latin America and the Caribbean to work and investigate Afro-Caribbean music. I have worked in Mexico, Cuba, […]

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