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Flamenco Lovers Do Not Miss Vicente Amigo

Hosted by the Consul of the Antwerp Art & Culture Group
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Tue 12 Dec 20:00 - 22:00

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Born in Guadalcanal, a small village in Seville, Spain, on March 25th, Protected content , Vicente Amigo Girol actually grew up and lives in Córdoba, also in Andalusia. He started studying guitar when he was eight with maestros such as El Merengue (Rafael Rodríguez Fernández) and El Tomate (Juan Muñoz Expósito) and at 15 he became an apprentice of the great Manolo Sanlúcar, in whose group he worked for several years. He appears in Sanlúcar’s masterpiece Tauromagia Protected content , considered one of the most important flamenco albums of all time.

He gained early recognition while accompanying singer El Pele (Manuel Moreno Maya), with whom he recorded "Poeta de Esquinas Blandas" Protected content . That same year, Amigo also launched his solo career. Soon, he built an international reputation as he performed with Camarón de la Isla, arguably the most important singer in modern flamenco history, but also with artists such as John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola, Brazilian singer and songwriter Milton Nascimento, and Spanish pop superstar Alejandro Sanz.

With special thanks to Niklas.