When the singer was asked about this unexpected appearance he replied that “he didn’t always require a fee to sing”. Camarón, who was working at the time in the prestigious Torrebermejas club in Madrid, often spent time in Málaga.
Another of his important collaborations was with the Turkish baglama maestro Arif Sag with whom he toured Europe in 2000. That same year he contributed to Wagner Tiso's score and soundtrack for the film The Baobab. This was but one demonstration of the union between the two artists which shows Camarón’s kindness. A virtuoso known far beyond flamenco, Tomatito brings his style to artists such as Frank Sinatra, Elton John, John McLaughlin, Mecano or Larry Corryel. It covers the whole flamenco’s 150-year spectrum of history and the voices of his own daughters appear, as well as a duet with George Benson.
In spite of having recently ventured into many other musical fields, this album is pure flamenco, with Tomatito’s own personal sound. Rosario Flores & Vicente Amigo), De Mi Corazón al Aire y Otros Grandes Éxitos, Fuente del Amor - Single (feat. Given the thorough and painstaking manner in which the guitarist researched the way various sounds and folk styles came together, and the passion involved in the performances, the record was greeted with commercial and critical enthusiasm. It won a Latin Grammy for best Latin-Jazz recording. He learnt his first chords from his father and grandfather and showed strong musical talent and almost innate ability from an early age. It was suggested that he call on the youngster at the Taberna Gitana who could play Paco de Lucía numbers well, to which Camarón agreed.
From then on, he maintained a close relationship with this Peña club and was called on innumerable times to accompany many of the singers who appeared there. 1997 was an important year in Tomatito’s career, with an explosion of activity coinciding with official recognition of his work by the Andalusian Autonomous Government in the form of the Silver Medal of the Community. He also appeared with Michel Camilo at the Blue Note Jazz Club in Tokyo and the International Jazz Festival, Basle. After the national tour presenting the new repertoire, Tomatito played with Camilo at the major European Jazz Festivals including North Sea, Umbria Jazz and Montreaux. *if you don t have skype or hangouts ask for whatsapp videos New JUAN MONTES Rodriguez flamenco blanca "Tomate" 2019 Solid Cypress and german spruce with free case special flamenco guitar from our guitarshop in Sevilla. Tel : (+33) 4 37 40 32 00, Gamme aiguës Savarez Alliance (fluoro carbone). What's more, Amigo's talents are so diverse, he has successfully collaborated on stages and recordings with a host of pop vocalists, including Miguel Bose, Sting, and Alejandro Sanz. See the Sneak Peek Photos! In 2003, he reprised his partnership with El Pele on Canto; all but one of the collection's ten songs were composed by Amigo. The José Ramírez Workshop Brings Back the “ESPECIAL” Model to Mark the 20th Anniversary of José Ramírez IV’s Passing. Young flamenco guitarist José del Tomate was born in Almería in the heart of a family of artists.
Virtual Guitar Orchestra: The 3rd Edition of VGO is Dedicated to Flamenco music! In a 1998 interview he said, "I believe that flamenco has always been something for adults, not just for children. Aside from accompanying the dance troupe Tomatito played solo, normally Entre dos aguas by Paco de Lucía. Its deep, mysterious qualities contrast with fresh harmonies and sparks of brightness. Vicente Amigo & Isidro Muñoz), David Bisbal, Vicente Amigo & Wisin & Yandel, Vicente Amigo, Alejandro Sanz & Enrique Morente. Before long, at just 10 years old, his first break as an accompanist came about through José Sorroche of Almería’s Peña El Taranto flamenco club. Watch The Videos and Learn More About “Unfettered” – the Duo’s Newest Album! He was awarded a Gold Medal of the Fine Arts by the Spanish government to commemorate the release. Together they played Carnegie Hall during the New York JVC Jazz Festival and went on to do a stint at the prestigious Blue Note Jazz Clubs in New York, Tokyo and Osaka. Tomatito grew up in an environment closely linked to music and especially, to flamenco. Later releases include Camarón nuestro (1993), París 1987 recorded live in Paris (1999) and Camarón, Antología inédita (2000). GSI Presents “Story Time” Episodes with Chika & Scott. During his time with Camarón, he alternated sell-out concerts in Spain and overseas with work at clubs and festivals playing for great artists such as Enrique Morente, La Susi, Vicente Soto, Pansequito, José Mercé, Chano Lobato, Terremoto de Jerez, Antonio Mairena, Juanito Villar, Rancapino, among others.
The album featured solo pieces as well as orchestral and folk-inspired tracks influenced by Metheny's large-ensemble work, with production details and arrangements inspired by Mike Oldfield. José Fernández Torres was born in Almeria (Andalusia) on August 20, 1958.
One day when Tomatito was 15, Camarón de la Isla unexpectedly needed a guitarist to perform at a festival in Málaga. At 16, he began a decade-long collaborative apprenticeship with innovative guitarist and composer Manolo Sanlúcar in a band that lasted well into Amigo's twenties. He also worked with the film director Tony Gatlif on his movie Vengo.
Rosario Flores & Vicente Amigo) - Single, Luis de Córdoba Con la Guitarra de Vicente Amigo (feat. This was the first encounter Tomatito would experience with José Monge Cruz, one which would lead to an 18-year professional relationship up to the singer’s tragic death in 1992. Vicente Amigo), La Fuente de Lo Jondo (feat. You can learn to play the guitar as a child, you understand the technique. However, he never deviates too far from the music that literally flows in his veins and collaborates in 1993 with the singer Duquende for Duquende y la Guitarra de Tomatito.
Finally, that same year, the album Spain, a compilation of Tomatito’s work with Michel Camilo was released. That year he composed his first theatrical score for the Centro Andaluz de Teatro’s production of Antonio Onetti’s Madre Caballo, directed by Emilio Hernández. Amigo did not record under his own name again until 2001's Ciudad de las Ideas, an album that topped the contemporary flamenco charts and featured three hit vocal numbers with Aznar, Khaled, and El Cigala. Paseo De Los Castaños (2001), and Aguadulce (2004) remain wisely in their usual register. After Guitarra Gitana in 1997, Tomatito began a new collaboration, this time with Latin jazz pianist Michel Camilo for Spain in 2000. Calle Real (1983), Viviré (1984), Te lo dice Camarón (1986), Flamenco vivo (recorded live in 1987), Disco de Oro (compilation released 1988), Soy gitano (1989), Autorretrato (remixes and unedited material, 1991), were to follow. Later, he was to appear at the Taberna Gitana as a member of the resident cuadro flamenco. Our guitars are selected with special woods and specially designed with professional guitarist for guitarists. He signed to Sony in 1991 and released his label debut, De Mi Corazón al Aire, which featured a pair of vocal performances from Jose Merce and Charo Manzano and contributions from Argentine pop/rocker Pedro Aznar and Algerian rai star Khaled. Singer El Pele (Manuel Moreno Maya) changed his mind toward the end of the decade, and after making his debut on Camarón de la Isla's album Soy Gitano in 1989, Amigo worked with El Pele on a pair of dual-billed dates in 1990 and 1991, Poetas de Esquinas Blandas and La Fuente de lo Jondo, both on Pasion Discos.
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A noble, virtuoso and inspired guitarist, Tomatito returned to our country with his own show, “Noches Gitanas”, and left the magic of his art in Buenos Aires’ atmosphere” (Maria Belén Luaces).
In 1970 his father, El Tomate, took the family to live in Málaga, where he played in local orchestras.
His musical philosophy emerged in total affinity with that of Camarón, a unique and very flamenco sound in which they featured the rhythmic breaks as part of the melody as well as exploring fully the cadences of Camarón’s Cante. At 21, Tomatito returned to the city of Almeria with his family and still lives there. BP 133 - 69643 Caluire et Cuire Pase de Los Castaños, was released on Universal-Polydor in 2001 and caused a sensation among followers of flamenco. During this period, Amigo also began composing in earnest, developing a skill that others would come to envy in the future. ~ Craig Harris. Highlights of this period include performances with Camarón at Montreaux Jazz and in New York, as well as solo concerts at events such as: At this last concert, during the performance, Tomatito was surprised by a sudden audience response. He is the son and nephew of flamenco guitarists both nicknamed "El Tomate", he logically becomes "Tomatito" (the little tomato, but here the little one of "Tomato") as soon as he touches his first guitar at the age of ten.