Vicente Amigo Girol is a Flamenco guitarist born in Guadalcanal, near Seville, Spain, in 1967. He is usually considered one of the greatest flamenco guitarist, in succession to Paco de LucÃa.
He has also played as a backing guitarist on recordings by flamenco singers PelÃ©, CamarÃ³n de la Isla, Vicente Soto, Luis de CÃ³rdoba and the rociero band Salmarina, and he has acted as a producer for Remedios Amaya and JosÃ© MercÃ©. His work, Ciudad de las Ideas, won the Latin Grammy for the Best Flamenco Album in 2001 and the 2002 Ondas award for the best Flamenco Work.
Although he is Sevillian by birth, he was raised and lives in CÃ³rdoba, where he attended his first guitar lessons with El Tomate and El Merengue, and later, he perfected his guitar playing with Manolo SanlÃºcar, with whom he worked for ten years. After a period of accompaniment which began alongside PelÃ©, he started to devote himself almost exclusively to playing concerts in 1988. De Mi CorazÃ³n al Aire (1991) was his first record. A childhood admirer of Paco de Luc...