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Audio CD. A leading proponent of the new flamenco style, he was one of the first flamenco guitarists to branch into classical and jazz. [33] He released his final album, Castillo de Arena with Camarón de la Isla, The lyrics were written by Antonio Sánchez, with the exception of the bulerías Samara, which Sánchez and de la Isla wrote together. His 1980 album, Interpreta a Manuel de Falla, paid homage to the classical composer and flamenco enthusiast, while his 1987 album, Siroco, marked a return to pure flamenco. [98] In the same year, he was posthumously inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame for his contributions to flamenco music. I might add that Paco plays it with a great deal of feeling, far more than is normally heard. This initially angered Ramón, who considered Ricardo's works to be sacred and thought his brother was showing off; but he soon began to respect his brother immensely, and came to realize that he was a prodigious talent, fuera de serie (out of the ordinary). [6] His next release, Fuente y caudal, acclaimed particularly for his Entre dos aguas, which has become arguably his best-known composition,[28] and also for Solera and Cepa Andaluza. His recordings with his sextet, which included his brothers Ramón and Pepe, include such groundbreaking masterpieces as La Fabulosa Guitarra de Paco de Lucia, Fantasia Flamenca, Fuente y Caudal, Almoraima, and Zyryab. Technically brilliant Spanish guitarist who worked with top flamenco artists and introduced countless innovations within the field. [52] Eric Clapton and Richard Chapman described La Barrosa, a sweet alegrías played in B major, as, "full of effortless delicacy with cascading phrases. [44] Paco de Lucía has also appeared as himself on television in documentaries and TV shows and accepted a position as a judge at Seville's 1984 Biena. This recording is a live-on-stage performance from 1981 of three virtuoso guitarists playing as a trio: Al DiMeola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucia, letting rip with some astonishing (mainly Spanish-style) guitar music. Soon after, he lost consciousness and died. [67] He continued to keep a holiday home in Mexico though and regularly visited with his family. The event was broadcast on national WDR television. The album was named after a former convent of the same name located about 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Algeciras on the road to Jimena de la Frontera, which had recently been converted into a hotel complex. 1972; Fuente y Caudal. [16] In 1964, he met Madrileño guitarist Ricardo Modrego with whom he recorded three albums: Dos guitarras flamencas (1964), 12 canciones de García Lorca para guitarra and 12 éxitos para 2 guitarras flamencas (1965). "[6] Atlanta magazine said, "The guitar, when used properly, can be one of the most haunting and beautiful instruments to create sound ... when he brushes his fingers across the strings, [he] can create some of the most incredible music. The city of Algeciras, de Lucia's birthplace, declared two days of official mourning. "[39], Also in 1981, The Guitar Trio released one of their most successful records, Friday Night in San Francisco, which sold over 1 million copies and generated a significant interest in flamenco music in America and Europe. Technically brilliant Spanish guitarist who worked with top flamenco artists and introduced countless innovations within the field. It was released on Blue Thumb Records by Universal Music Spain S.L., and features four bulerías, two rumba tracks, a tangos and a tientos. Paco de Lucía was a pseudonym of Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist Francisco Sánchez Gómez (b. It features jazz pianist Chick Corea and guitarist Manolo Sanlúcar.The album is named after Ziryab, a 9th-century, Persian and poet/musician at the Umayyad court in Córdoba, credited with introducing to Spain the Arabic oud, later to become the Spanish guitar. [87] His influence on flamenco guitar has been compared with that of Andrés Segovia's on classical guitar. And that goes for the orchestra that backs him up. Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk), profoundly influenced de Lucía, and sparked a fascination for jazz that remained with him throughout his life. Pohren said that de Lucía's performance "was brilliant technically, and played a meaningful, moving, traditional brand of flamenco that did not betray what Paco had in store for the flamenco guitar in the future. Paco de Lucía all, Official, Chords, Tabs, Pro, Power, Bass Tabs tabs including entre dos aguas, malagueña, tico tico, La Pantera Rosa, almoraima In 2010, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Berklee College of Music in Boston,[73] and performed at the Montreux Festival. He's proud and majestic, like a regal Arabian steed prancing with grace and elegance, yet able to reveal great power. As it is typical of Paco de Lucía's flamenco recordings, he explores different rhythms styles such as bulerías, rumbas and tangos, among others. [24] Guitar International mentioned his "very aggressive" approach to playing Ímpetu. "[29] The album also features several other tracks named after Andalusian landmarks, a theme de Lucía continued in his later albums. The son of flamenco guitarist Antonio Sanchez and the brother of a flamenco guitarist, Ramón de Algeciras, and flamenco singer, Pepe de Lucia, Paco de Lucia extended the former accompaniment-only tradition of flamenco guitar to include deeply personal melodic statements and modern instrumentation. Bill Milkowski of Down Beat described him as "the portrait of studied concentration and pristine perfection: stiff backed and stern faced, with a distinguished air about him that some might misread as haughtiness. [94] Despite these influences, according to the Jazz Times, "Most flamenco fans can trace the music's history to either Before Paco or After Paco. 1981; One Summer Night. [69][70], In 2005, he was nominated for producer of the year by the Latin Grammy for La Tana's "Tu, Ven a Mi",[71] which was De Lucía's first recording where he directed another artist since working on Camarón de la Isla's Potro de rabia y miel. In 1979, de Lucía, John McLaughlin, and Larry Coryell formed The Guitar Trio and together made a tour of Europe and released a video recorded at London's Royal Albert Hall entitled Meeting of the Spirits. "[15] In 1958, at age 11, Paco made his first public appearance on Radio Algeciras. A master of contrast, he often juxtaposes picados with rasgueados and other techniques and often adds abstract chords and scale tones to his compositions with jazz influences. He was considered a master of rasgueados / picados and was capable of playing with blinding speed on the flamenco guitar. The Fuente y caudal album was one of the best-selling Spanish records for several months and de Lucía and Torregrosa found that the additional instruments and approach away from traditional flamenco proved more popular with the general public. Paco de Lucía – Que Venga el Alba (Bulerías) YouTube MP3 Paco Peña – Cantes por Bulerías (Bulerías) live YouTube MP3 Paco Peña – Farolillos de Feria (Sevillanas) YouTube MP3 [48], In 1987, de Lucía performed for the first time in the Soviet Union,[49] and went back to his roots with his highly successful release, Siroco. It's almost like a lullaby. [20], In the late 1960s, de Lucía toured Europe with a group called Festival Flamenco Gitano and encountered other new talents in the flamenco world including singer Camarón de la Isla, with whom he enjoyed a fruitful collaboration between 1968 and 1977. La Fabulosa Guitarra De Paco De Lucia. Paco de Lucia - Entre dos aguas (1976) full video - YouTube [2] He is noted for his innovation and colour in harmony and his remarkable dexterity, technique, strength and fluidity in his right hand, capable of executing extremely fast and fluent picados. It featured an extended combination of Mediterranean Sundance and Río Ancho; this became arguably the piece most associated with the musicians. Read Full Biography, The role of the flamenco guitar evolved considerably through the playing of Paco de Lucia (born Francisco Sanchez Gomez). 4.9 out of 5 stars 26. World-renowned Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucia has died aged 66 in Mexico, reportedly of a heart attack while playing with his children on a beach. [85], De Lucía was widely considered to be the world's premier flamenco guitarist and by many to be Spain's greatest musical export. Almoraima by PACO DE LUCIA (2014-06-18) Paco de Lucia. He was taken to a hospital and was able to enter the emergency room on his own, but had to be helped into a gurney. He understood this instrument, which he saw as a permanent solution to the need for percussion in flamenco. Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gómez[1] (21 December 1947 – 25 February 2014), known as Paco de Lucía (IPA: [ˈpako ðe luˈθi.a]), was a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist, composer, and record producer. Born in Algeciras, a small city in southernmost Spain's Cadiz province, de Lucia was bred to be a world-class musician. "[6], The Guitar Trio continued touring in 1980, with Larry Coryell being replaced by Al Di Meola in 1981. All the rhythms are played gracefully by Paco maintaining a perfect balance between the rhythmic sections (specially hand clapping) and cantaores. [14], As also with Ramón, Ricardo was Paco's most important influence, and his first guitar hero; Paco said "all of us youngsters would look up to him, trying to learn from him and copy him. Only 5 left in stock - order soon. [31] De Lucía performed on an episode of Parkinson on BBC in the UK, in which Michael Parkinson said "a marvelous young musician who is making his very first appearance on British television. That year, he met Sabicas for the first time in Málaga. Despite considerable new interest in flamenco and de Lucía's playing generated by the album, traditionalist flamenco critics did not approve of the piece and hated that many people considered Mediterranean Sundance flamenco music and frowned upon de Lucía. Vinyl. De Lucía composed original film scores for several films in the 1980s, including The Hit, a 1984 film in which he provided the soundtrack with Eric Clapton, with a minor contribution by Roger Waters. Paco de Lucia, considered by his fans and critics to be the world's greatest flamenco guitarist, died Wednesday in Mexico of a heart attack. Although he remained tied to traditional flamenco on his first two solo albums -- La Fabulosa Guitarra de Paco de Lucia in 1967 and Fantasia Flamenca in 1969 -- and recorded ten albums accompanying flamenco vocalist de la Isla, de Lucia continued to seek a personal approach. [47] Di Meola remarked that the music had become too "wild and crazy" and that he preferred to explore the quieter side of music, something Paco also felt, saying that he preferred "controlled expression to velocity. "[47] In May 1986, he performed at the Centro de Bellas Artes Rock music festival alongside the likes of Earl Klugh, Spyro Gyra, and Dave Valentin. While playing soccer with his son on the beach, he asked his wife to take him to the hospital because he felt a "strange coolness in his throat." De Lucía recorded many albums with his brother, including Canciones andaluzas para 2 guitarras (1967), Dos guitarras flamencas en América Latina (1967), Fantasía flamenca de Paco de Lucía (1969), and 12 Hits para 2 guitarras flamencas y orquesta de cuerda (1969). Esteban de Sanlúcar and Mario Escudero were also major influences on him and sources of inspiration. "[36] In 1978, Paco and his brothers recorded Interpreta a Manuel de Falla, a classical effort of compositions by Manuel de Falla. De Lucía also formed the Paco de Lucía Sextet in 1981 (which included his brothers Ramón and Pepe), and released the first of its three albums that same year. His collaborations included ten albums with flamenco vocalist El Camaron de la Isla and work with American pianist Chick Corea and the Guitar Trio, featuring guitarists John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell, and Al DiMeola. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. [84] Shortly after his passing, the regional government of the Community of Madrid announced that the new northern terminus of Line 9 of the city's Metro system would be named after him as a tribute. He was the youngest of the five children of flamenco guitarist Antonio Sánchez Pecino and Portuguese mother Lúcia Gomes;[7] his brothers include flamenco singer Pepe de Lucía and flamenco guitarist Ramón de Algeciras (now deceased). 1984; Siroco. Paco de Lucía y Ramón de Algeciras en Hispanoamérica (1969年) ※with ラモン・デ・アルヘシラス 12 Hits para 2 guitarras flamencas y orquesta de cuerda (1969年) ※with ラモン・デ・アルヘシラス 『カストロ・マリン』 - Castro Marín (1981年) ※with ラリー・コリエル 、 ジョン・マクラフリン On 24 October 2014 was released a post-mortem documentary called Paco de Lucía: La búsqueda which is based on his life. 1987; Zyryab. His early albums were traditional flamenco recordings and he recorded classics such as Malagueña on the 12 éxitos para 2 guitarras flamencas album. [99] On 21 December 2016, Google commemorated the anniversary of de Lucía's birth with a Google Doodle created by Google artist Sophie Diao that was shown in Spain, Mexico, and several South American nations. [16] A year later, he was awarded a special prize at the Festival Concurso International Flamenco de Jerez de la Frontera flamenco competition.[6]. Siroco is often cited as his best album and one of the greatest flamenco albums of all time.[50][51]. On 18 February 1975, de Lucía became the first-ever flamenco performer to perform at the Teatro Real of Madrid. Along with Rubem Dantas, he added its percussive elements and it became an essential tool of contemporary flamenco and later, other international musical trends.[101]. Richard Chapman and Eric Clapton describe de Lucía as a "titanic figure in the world of flamenco guitar", highlighting his "astounding technique and inventiveness" and his broad range of musical ideas from other styles, such as Brazilian music and jazz. The skill of these musicians is technically astounding, but don't be deterred: this music has warmth, humour and soul. Pohren described de Lucía as "extremely timid and retiring", saying that, "Being a very private person, [he] was dismayed at the ensuing popularity and lionization, and the increased pressure fame placed upon his shoulders, demanding that he constantly innovate and work harder to achieve technical and revolutionary perfection. De Lucía formed the Paco de Lucía Sextet in 1981 with his brothers, singer Pepe de Lucía and guitarist Ramón de Algeciras, and collaborated with jazz pianist Chick Corea on their 1990 album, Zyryab. "[45] In 1992, he performed live at the bullring at Seville Expo '92, and a year later on the Plaza Mayor in Madrid, playing "La Barrosa". "[22], Organizers began offering de Lucía lucrative contracts for concert tours in 1967, which he declined as he preferred to tour in company, which he did with his brother Ramón, de la Isla and other musicians. [17] In the early 1960s, de Lucía toured with the flamenco troupe of dancer José Greco. According to Gerhard Klingenstein, top jazz musicians who appeared at the festival (i.e. $3.99 shipping. "[12], Flamenco guitarist and biographer Donn Pohren and record producer José Torregrosa compared Paco's relationship with his father to the relationship of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Leopold Mozart in the way both fathers "moulded their sons" into becoming world-class musicians, and both continued to dictate even after the latter became famous. 1973; Paco De Lucia En Vivo desde el Teatro Real. [91] This includes, but is not limited to, his collaborations with Di Meola, McLaughlin, and Pedro Iturralde.[92][93]. 1975; Almoraima. [25] Escudero was a major influence on de Lucía during this period, inspiring him to explore new possibilities for flamenco. Mastering the art of flamenco guitar by his 11th birthday, he made his public performance debut on Radio Algeciras in 1958. 21 Dec 1947 in Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain - d. 26 Feb 2014). Later, after learning to play the guitar and tasked with figuring out a way to bill himself, wanting to honor his Portuguese mother Lucía Gomes, he adopted the stage name Paco de Lucía. The album is named after Ziryab, an 8th–9th century Shiraz-born poet/musician at the Umayyad court in Córdoba, credited with introducing to Spain the Persian lute, which evolved into the Spanish guitar—and according to some, established flamenco itself. Paco de Lucía, nome artístico de Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gomes (Algeciras, 21 de dezembro de 1947 — Cancún, 25 de fevereiro de 2014), foi um guitarrista espanhol de flamenco reconhecido internacionalmente. Heralded as a child prodigy, de Lucia was invited to join the flamenco troupe led by dancer José Greco at the age of 16. After 2004 he greatly reduced his public performances, retiring from full touring, and typically only gave several concerts a year, usually in Spain and Germany and at European festivals during the summer months. His collaborations with guitarists John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola and Larry Coryell in the late 1970s saw him gain wider popularity outside his native Spain. He performed extensively across the US and Europe during this period, increasing his popularity outside Spain and the flamenco community in Europe, and met many jazz, Latin and other musicians who continued to influence de Lucía's evolution as a "Nuevo flamenco" player. Paco de Lucía nació en el barrio de La Bajadilla de la ciudad andaluza de Algeciras, un barrio popular y predominantemente gitano. "[96] Craig Harris of AllMusic noted his "deeply personal melodic statements and modern instrumentation. [78][79][80][81][82] His remains are buried at the municipal cemetery of his hometown Algeciras, Andalucía. [36] Di Meola informed the critics not to worry and that "Paco is not leaving flamenco, but expanding it. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. This would be his last LP with a singer for at least 15 years. [61] Biographer Pohren, however, at the time of writing his biography in 1992, said that he was still not proficient and had found a bizarre way of learning the piece, locking himself away.[62]. [26][27] As the 1970s progressed, de Lucía continued to produce groundbreaking albums and ventured into an increasingly unconventional and innovative style of flamenco with jazz influences. Solo Quiero Caminar Paco de Lucia. Pohren said that de Lucía's decision to work with musicians like McLaughlin, Di Meola, Coryell, and Chick Corea must have been an "exciting and stimulating" experience for him, given their technical musical knowledge and ability to improvise and said that they carried him "so far afield that at times he must have been profoundly confused, a man running the risk of losing his musical identity. Shop Official Paco De Lucia Merch, Vinyl Records, Shirts and More. El Mundo Flamenco de Paco de Lucia (Philips 63 28 025), 1971; Pepe de Lucia y Paco de Lucia (Triumph S 249 6202), 1972; Caminando (Polydor 813 488-1), 1983; El Orgullo De Mi Padre (Nuevos Medios NM 15 686 CD), 1995; Fosforito 1968-1972 EPs: Belter 52 190, 52 275, 52 361, 52 365; LPs: Belter 22 219, 22 360, 22 362, 22 587, 22 588 He was also known for some years to select countries where he did not usually perform, and played at the Arena in Pula, Croatia in 2006 and 2010,[74][75] and in Turkey, Morocco and Tunisia in 2013. "I have never lost the roots in my music," de Lucia said during a late-'90s interview, "because I would lose myself. 100% Authentic Merchandise & Vinyl. Paco de Lucía (Nombre artístico de Francisco Sánchez Gómez; Algeciras, 1947 - Cancún, México, 2014) Músico español, considerado como el guitarrista flamenco de mayor prestigio internacional. [45], By the mid-1980s, both the Sextet and the Guitar Trio had reached its plateau and stopped performing together,[46][47] although de Lucía would continue to perform with McLaughlin as a duo across Europe in 1986 and later. The album featured significant Arabic and jazz influences especially in the bulerías composition of the same name; the name Almoraima is of Arabic origin from the Moorish period. Customers who bought this item also bought. [34] He reportedly said that the human voice is "naturally too limited" and that he prefers the exploration of different instrumentalists; he also said a busy schedule was the reason for lack of recordings with singers.[34]. [89] Along with Enrique Morente and Camarón de la Isla, de Lucía was the first artist to break away from traditional flamenco and form what is now known as nuevo flamenco. 1969; El duende flamenco. "[97], José Luis Acosta, president of the Spanish Artists and Editors Society stated that "Paco was and will be a universal artist, who took the guitar and flamenco sentiment to the heart of the whole world. $104.99. 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[6][9][10] At one point, his father took him out of school to concentrate solely on his guitar development. The … Paco de Lucia and Guardian Angel, œuvre de Lola Lonli (2012). He trained with his father and brother from the age of five. [64] In 1998 he released and produced "Luzia", dedicated to his dying mother (hence the Portuguese spelling of her name). Paco De Lucia* ‎– Solo Quiero Caminar Label: Philips ‎– 810 009-2 Format: CD, Album Country: UK, Europe & US Released: Genre: Latin. He appeared at the 49th Carthage International Festival on 31 July, playing at the Roman Theatre.[76][77]. 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.[4]. [35] He was invited by Al Di Meola to record on his "Mediterranean Sundance" piece for his album Elegant Gypsy. 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