Guitar Group Classes with Basilio Georges

  • Different Levels based on students' pace of learning
  • Arrangements are oriented towards accompaniment of dance and cante students
  • Overview course for guitarists with or without previous flamenco guitar background, who are not sure how committed they are to learning flamenco long-term

Sample Tracks or purchase Basilio's CD "Retrospectiva Vol. 1: It's About Damn Time."

Visit Basilio's ReverbNation Page to hear music from a career spanning over 40 years.

Guitar Private Classes

Palmas & Countertime


Guitar Group & Private Classes held at

Shetler Studios
244 W 54th St, Penthouse Floor (walk up from 12th Fl.) (betw B'way-8th Ave)
New York, NY 10019

Take elevator to 12th Fl. Guitar classes will be one flight up on Penthouse Floor. Look on the electronic displays for the exact Penthouse Studio room number.

Etiquette: Bring your own guitar. Be on time, studio rentals will not go over the prepaid time. No warming up in any public area of Shetler Studios or building hallways.

Guitar Class info: or 347-771-2440

SUMMER 2017, July 11-Aug 8, 2017


I am trying something different for the Summer 2017.

Flamenco Guitar and Cante Overview Course

Tues 7:30-9:00 pm (7/25-8/8/17 3 extended classes) - requires minimum 3 people enrolled

  • Open to all level guitarists with some exposure to flamenco
  • Dancers and Beginner Singers encouraged to participate to understand the flamenco music
  • The classes will present recorded examples of different toques and their related cantes, including different styles based on dance, or cante-only presentation, as well as traditional or modern styles
  • Simple guitar examples, technique exercises, palmas rudiments, hand-outs

Course Syllabus

  1. Tangos, Rumba, Tientos/Farruca/Tarantos (7/25)
  2. 12-beat: Solea, Alegrias, Solea por bulerias (8/1)
  3. Bulerias (8/8)

Advanced Flamenco Guitar

Tues 7:30-9:00 pm (7/11/17 & 7/18/17, 2 classes only for present Tues. Adv Students)

  • Students must already have flamenco material which they are trying to understand how to use for accompaniment.
  • Arrangements accompanying cante, ongoing repertoire.
  • Class will not spend much time showing new material or breaking down techniques.
  • Learn how to use existing rasqueados, falsetas and llamadas in your repertoire for accompaniment of cante or dance arrangements.
  • Basic rasqueado patterns in all palos, ongoing repertoire.
  • Technique exercises.

Advanced Extended Class 3-pack, $105, no refunds or credit for missed classes
Walk-ins for 90 min. class, $40
All payments by PayPal or cc over the phone must be prepaid. If paying by cash, bring exact change.

Please read all the group class info and the Schedule and Terms pdf downloads before making PayPal payments.

When paying by PayPal, you will NOT receive a printable class card after making payment, only a receipt. Notice of your payment will go directly to Flamenco Latino, and confirmation with details about the class you signed up for will be emailed back to you.

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Type of Plan

Flamenco Latino Info or 347-771-2440

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