"En su cara, maquillaje, sombra de ojos y algún piercing. En su boca, Pepe Habichuela y Moraíto Chico se mezclan con el nombre del drag queen RuPaul. Jero Férec tiene la frescura de los 25 años y el alivio de quien se ha quitado un peso de encima..." - Silvia Cruz Lapeña, "El Mundo" 2018
Born and raised in the UK, Barcelona based, Jero Férec is recognised as one of the most outstanding and controversial young voices in Flamenco today.
Trained by guitarists Aquilino Jiménez “El Entri”, Juan Ramón Caro, Eduardo Cortés and Rafael Cañizares Jero developed a strong grounding in traditional Flamenco. From 2011-2015 he held a Leask Music Scholarship at St Catherine's College, Oxford and went on to study a masters in Flamenco Guitar at Catalonia College of Music (ESMUC) in Barcelona.
His career has led him to give sell-out London performances at The Roundhouse, The Royal Albert Hall and Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club as well as travelling to perform in France, Belgium, Morocco and Spain.
Outside of Flamenco Jero has worked on a number of projects with New York based singer and producer Sean Bradford, basque multi-instrumentalist Kepa Junkera and “oud” player Hossam Eliwat. He has composed music and participated in the soundtrack for for a number of short films, notably “BONDAGE” by Turkish director Nazım Güveloğlu.
In Barcelona, he has performed at popular venues Sala Apolo, Teatre Principal, Ocaña and JazzSí Club as well as making regular performances at “tablaos”. In 2018 he performed alongside singer Ana Brenes at the prestigious Festival Flamenco de Nou Barris, directed by respected journalist and critic Silvia Cruz Lapeña.
His 2017 album “Color Prohibido”, produced with the support of ESMUC, featured a variety of up-and-coming Flamenco voices. The subsequent live show was hailed as “strong and high quality... enchanting and surprising the audience” in the Spanish newspaper “El Mundo”.