Whether flamenco, the dance and music of Andalucian gypsies, is rooted in traditions that nomadic tribes bore across Europe to Spain or in ones that crossed the seas from the Middle East and India, it was bred on hard ground. Ground that has to be pounded and dug into by stamping feet and tickled into fertile life by toes and heels that mimic swift rivers. Add to that the hardness of the life that gypsies, Jews, and Arabs endured... More >>>