Jesus Morente

Flamenco guitarist

Jesus Panea Morente comes from Fuente de Cantos, Badajoz, Spain, but he moved to Sevilla with his family when he was 16 and began to learn flamenco. He has studied piano at the music conservatory in Sevilla and Badajoz but as flamenco guitarist he has learnt by himself. Since 2000, when Jesus came for his first time to Norway, he has colaborated with norweggian dancers and musicians. He has been teacher at the University in Oslo and at Oslo Fine Arts Academy, and has accompainned dance classes at Statens Ballet Høgskole, Spinn off and Centro de Flamenco. He has played at several international festivals as Festspillene in Bergen, Mela festivalen in Oslo, Working Class Hero Festival in Drammen, World Arts & Performing Festival (Lahore, Pakistan) and Flamencofestivalen in Stockholm. He has toured with the Norwegian Concert Institute (Rikskonsertene) since 2003 Jesus compose his own music for coreografies and another musicians and is now involved in to diverse cd projects.