Cañizares Flamenco Trio

CAÑIZARES; fot: Amancio Guillén

photo Amancio Guillén

Juan Manuel Cañizares guitar
Charo Espino dance, castanets, palmas
Joaquín Mulero dance, cajón, palmas

Juan Manuel Cañizares

Guitarist, Musician and Composer. Winner of the prestigious “Premio Nacional de Guitarra” (1982) and “Premio de la Música” (2008) awards.

Cañizares was the first and only flamenco guitarist to be the guest of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin. In its European Concert, Cañizares played “Concierto de Aranjuez” with the Orchestra directed by Sir Simon Rattle inMadrid’s Teatro Real.

Cañizares collaborated with Paco de Lucía for 10 years and also joined great artists on the stage and in the recording study, including: Enrique Morente, Camarón de la Isla, Serrat, Alejandro Sanz, Mauricio Sotelo, Leo Brouwer, John Paul Jones, Peter Gabriel, Michael Brecker, Mike Stern, Al di Meola, Peter Erskine and The Chieftains, among many others.

As a composer, Cañizares created the music for the Spanish National Ballet Company. He has also written the soundtracks for films such as “La Lola se va a los puertos” with Rocío Jurado and Paco Rabal, and “Flamenco” by Carlos Saura.

With the Official 2004 Olympic torch relay theme as a highlight, Cañizares has collaborated on more than 100 albums. As a solo artist, he has published 6 albums of his own.

Besides his recording career and concerts, Cañizares spends a great deal of his time investigating and teaching flamenco. He has taught Flamenco Guitar at the Escuela Superior de Musica de cataluña (ESMUC) since 2003.

Cañizares has recently toured the entire world, performing at the greatest venues in countries such as: U.S., Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Puerto Rico, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg, Montenegro, Finland, Israel, Turkey, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisiaand Japan, among others.

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