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He is surely amongst the most respected classical and flamenco virtuoso guitarists of modern times and he is none other than Paco de Lucia. He has been active in the music industry for a whopping five decades. In the year 2010 Berklee College of Music gave an honorary doctorate degree to de Lucia for his services to music. He is also the winner of Prince of Asturias Awards in Arts. Music lovers to enjoy a classy music evening all you got to do is get Paco de Lucia Tickets from us and be at the venue!
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Paco de Lucia’s actual name is Francisco Sanchez Gomez. He was born in the famous town of Andalusia in Spain. His father was a seasoned flamenco guitarist and started teaching him how to play the guitar from an early age. De Lucia’s brothers are Ramon de Agleciras (flamenco guitarist) and Pepe de Lucia (flamenco singer). He changed his name in honor of his mother Luzia Gomes who was of Portuguese origin. De Lucia was initially trained by his father and he was strictly made to practice the guitar for up to twelve hours a day. He performed in front of the pubic at the tender age of eleven and won his first special prize at the Jerez Flamenco competition in the year 1959.
He initially collaborated with popular flamenco guitarist Ricardo Modrego to release his three studio albums. He then went on to release superbly composed albums as solo artist as well as with his singer brother Ramon de Algeciras. Between 1964 and 1974 Paco de Lucia released fine albums such as Dos guitarras flamencas en stereo, La fabulosa guitarra de Paco de Lucia, Fantasia flamenco de Paco de Lucia, Paco de Lucia y Ramon de Algeciras en Hispanoamerica, el mundo del flamenco El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucia and Fuente y caudal . De Lucia in his whole career has released over twenty studio albums. He has appeared on the soundtrack of movies like Hannie Caulder and Don Juan DeMarco .
Paco de Lucia formed his own band in the year 1981 called Paco de Lucia Sextet which featured his brothers Pepe and Ramon. He has also been regularly performing and touring with world renowned guitar players namely Al Di Meola and John McLaughlin, together these three are called The Guitar Trio. This amazing trio has released three studio albums that have received tremendous accolades from critics, these albums are Castro Marin (1981), Passion, Grace and Fire (1983) and The Guitar Trio (1996). Over the last two decades de Lucia has also released solo albums like Siroco (1987), Zyryab (1990), Luzia (1998)and Cositas buenas (2004) . He has also worked as a guest composer for soundtracks of La Sabina, Carmen by Carlos Saura, The Hit by Stephen Fears and Vicky Cristina Barcelona, he also contributed to the soundtrack of Life Aquatic with Steve Zissu. Paco de Lucia was given a Doctor Honoris Causa in 2007 by the University of Cadiz.
Paco de Lucia is a major source of influence and inspiration to a number of famous as well as budding guitar players. He is famous for his amazing speed of his right hand with which he strums the guitar strings. We strongly advise all to come and watch this amazing artist live at the venue and the best way is by getting your Paco de Lucia Tickets only from us and we assure you that your experience will be nothing less than perfect!