Paco de Lucía
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1947-12-21
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Paco de Lucía

Paco de Lucía Biography (Wikipedia)

Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gomez (21 December 1947 – 25 February 2014), known as Paco de Lucía, was a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist, composer and producer. A leading proponent of the new flamenco style, he helped legitimize flamenco among the establishment in Spain, and was one of the first flamenco guitarists to have successfully crossed over into other genres of music such as classical and jazz. Richard Chapman and Eric Clapton, authors of Guitar: Music, History, Players, describe de Lucía as a "titanic figure in the world of flamenco guitar", and Dennis Koster, author of Guitar Atlas, Flamenco, has referred to de Lucía as "one of history's greatest guitarists".

De Lucía was noted for his fast and fluent picados (fingerstyle runs). A master of contrast, he often juxtaposed picados and rasgueados (flamenco strumming) with more sensitive playing and was known for adding abstract chords and scale tones to his compositions with jazz influences. These innovations saw him play a key role in the development of traditional flamenco and the evolution of new flamenco and Latin jazz fusion from the 1970s. He received acclaim for his recordings with flamenco singer Camarón de la Isla in the 1970s, recording ten albums which are considered some of the most important and influential in flamenco history.

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Entre dos aguas
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Entre dos aguas
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La Niña de Puerto Oscura
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La Niña de Puerto Oscura
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Entre Dos Agua
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Entre Dos Agua
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Concerto de Aranjuez: Allegro con spirito
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Concerto de Aranjuez: Allegro con spirito
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Luzia
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Luzia
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La Flor De La Canela
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La Flor De La Canela
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Soleares Populares
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Soleares Populares
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Guajiras de Lucia
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Guajiras de Lucia
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Como el Agua
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Como el Agua
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Patio Custodio (Bulería)
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Patio Custodio (Bulería)
Traditional Spanish, Camarón de la Isla & Paco de Lucía
Estás Ciego Pá No Ver (Bulerías Por Soleá)
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Estás Ciego Pá No Ver (Bulerías Por Soleá)
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Guajiras de Lucia
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Guajiras de Lucia
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Panaderos flamencos
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Panaderos flamencos
Jose Torregrosa, Paco de Lucía & Paco de Lucía
Cepa Andaluza (Buleria)
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Cepa Andaluza (Buleria)
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Granada
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Granada
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La Barossa
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La Barossa
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Se Pelean En Mimente
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Se Pelean En Mimente
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Cositas Buenas
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Cositas Buenas
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Kidnap-Convoy
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Kidnap-Convoy
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Almoraima
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Almoraima
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La Nina De Puerta Oscura
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La Nina De Puerta Oscura
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