I saw him live about 15 years ago…still one of the most thrilling performances I have ever witnessed.
We’re getting word that Paco de Lucia has died at age 66. Here’s a profile on the Spanish guitarist from 2004 by Alt.Latino's Felix Contreras.
Pace de Lucia always had a fierce allegiance to tradition and strong appreciation for contemporary genres, but, as he told Contreras, “I’ve always been careful that [my music] doesn’t lose the essence and the roots and the tradition that is flamenco.”
(via npr)(960 plays)