Paul Morocco & Olé are without doubt extremely skilled maniacs.
The light breaks its way through the fog, like the dawn above an Andalusian field.
Suspense and drama grips the audience as these three Latin machos are ready to cock their guitars and attack their audience with surprise and excitement.
Paul Morocco, Marcial Heredia and Guillermo de Endaya perform together in one of the most unpredictable, zany and spectacular shows. It’s a wonderful celebration of music and comedy full of surreal invention and fun.
Virtuoso guitar, pop musical parodies, spitting ping pong balls, juggling fruits and eggs thrown by the audience, lightning speed flamenco dance, and fire coming from the guitars and hands, and feet – the loco foreign gypsy banditos whips the audience into an emotional frenzy.
Olé has all the exhilarating sounds from the rhythms of flamenco to salsa, swing, blues, jazz and pop.
3 Latin machos, full of fire, fight for their pride while playing, spinning and throwing their Spanish guitars, wild and wonderful, formidable musical and comedy skills. They take the audience on a journey ending in a ‘grande fiesta’ !!!
The original creator, is the mad Casablancan himself! He grew up in Virginia USA, his mother from Morocco, his father Cajun, from New Orleans. He left his own country and travelled Europe as a street performer. Later based in London, he started the cabaret circuit and then onto worldwide theatre. A flamboyant character, extraordinary juggler and accomplished musician, brings together his ‘Mediterranean Madness’ with Marcial and Guillermo, to create the show that is Olé
Marcial Heredia was born in 1970 in Hannover, Germany to a family of musicians and flamenco artists. He started his musical training at the age of five, taking lessons from his grandfather and his uncle in a traditional flamenco environment.
At seven, he began playing on a prestigious flamenco stage, belonging to his family, which he did for several seasons. At 21 he went to London where he had his very first contact with different musical styles such as funk, blues and jazz, and started experimenting and fusing these with his own flamenco style.
Guillermo de Endaya
Born in Bilbao, Spain, he started playing guitar when he was 14. He later studied music at the Conservatiory in Leioa (near Bilbao), becoming the drummer of the Big Band Bilbao. He led several bands in Spain and Germany as a singer, guitarist and composer. His senses of melody, rhythm and acting skills have been part of Olé for more than 4 years.
The Montreal Gazette -Paul Morocco and Ole – A marriage between frenetic slapstick and classical guitar
London Evening Standard – A manic foreign film without subtitles
The Independent- One orange short of the fruit basket
Daily Telegraph – Paul Morocco and Ole are Funny, unpredictable and spectacular