Pasión Gitana’s Spanish Guitars incorporates the Gypsy guitars & vocals of Spain and the rhythms of Latin American and the Middle East. The style of music has many names. Rumba flamenca reflects the fusion of flamenco, a Spanish folk/artistic music tradition and rumba is from Afro-Cuban rhythms. This style of music was made popular by the Gipsy Kings in the 1980s. Since the 1990’s Ruben Gonzalez, director of Pasión Gitana, developed a unique and dynamic style of guitar; which included a fusion of flamenco, rock and roll, R&B, and Cuban boleros.
Pasión Gitana has been delighting audiences in Orange County with Spanish guitars, vocals, and percussion.
Ruben Gonzalez, lead guitarist and Spanish vocalist, pushes the music forward and incorporates different musical genres which translates into a robust style. Many have said, “He can play anything…” Pasion Gitana plays rumba, rock, boleros, bossa novas and the music of the Gipsy Kings.