Los Desterrados Sephardic Flamenco

Los Desterrados -- 'The Exiles' -- are a London sextet who have created their own radical, rousing and rootsy take on the ancient folk music of the Sephardic Jews.
As the Gypsy Kings reinvigorated flamenco and the Gotan Project
revitalised tango so Los Desterrados have brought vibrant new life to
Sephardic music. Fusing Spanish Flamenco and the fiery Gypsy melodies
of the Balkans and Greece, with the rhythms of Morocco and Turkey, Los
Desterrados have created a rootsy Mediterranean sound that is wholly
their own.
Featuring traditional instruments such as the cajón and
'oud with vocals in Ladino, the language of the Sephardic Jews, or
Hebrew, the unconventional arrangements and rousing rhythms Los Des
wield are heavily influenced by the music they've all grown up on as
native North Londoners - rock 'n' roll, jazz, folk, flamenco, funk and

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