Juan José Manzano, an Andalusian-born Flamenco guitar player is available for hire in Ireland for Weddings, Private Parties and Corporate Events with Drinks Reception Music.
José’s own compositions and improvisations bring you closer to the purest form of Flamenco Guitar with sounds from the Bay of Cadiz.
He is mainly influenced by the purest Flamenco artists and has performed across Andalusia for over 20 years. Juan José is now living in Ireland and his music reflects an influence of world music with gentle personal touches that remind us of the tranquility of the fishing white washed villages of Southern Spain.
Juan José Manzano (Chiclana, Cádiz, 1980) is a Spanish Flamenco composer and a virtuoso guitarist. From an early age he was influenced by his mother’s flamenco singing as he grew up. His brother introduced Juan José to the guitar at the age of 11. Since then both brothers taught themselves to play by listening to various Flamenco artists such as Ramón Montoya, Sabicas, Paco de Lucía, and singers such as Chacón, Mairena and Camarón.
When he was 18 he started his professional performing career on stages all over Cadiz and Andalusia as a soloist and as accompaniment for Flamenco singers and participated in major Flamenco festivals. He went on to achieve National Awards as a Solo Flamenco guitarist and the National Prize of Singer Accompaniment in Peña Flamenca Camarón de la Isla with singer Rancapino.
Immerse yourself in Classic Spanish Flamenco style music for any reception, event, or wedding with this amazing musician. Direct from Spain Juan Jose is a master of perfection with his amazing subtle style and approach to Flamenco guitar.
To book our Incredible and amazingly talented, Spanish Guitarist for your wedding or corporate event call +353 1 201 3660 and speak to our team at Drinks Reception Music.
Louise Moran | Marketing Executive | KPMG in Ireland| Iveagh Gardens, City Centre (Taste of Dublin)
Just wanted to send you a quick note to say how fantastic Juan was on Friday. Please pass on my thanks to him as he really helped create a great atmosphere in our enclosure!