Guitarist Jerónimo Maya Wins Flamenco Critics Award

Madrid, Spain – The debut album of guitarist
Jerónimo Maya, entitled Jerónimo (Alma100 ),
has been named Best New Guitar Soloist  2004 at the ‘Flamenco Hoy’ awards,
given by nearly fifty flamenco critics. The award was given to him at a ceremony
held January 27 at Casa Patas in Madrid.Jerónimo Maya, a.k.a. Momo, was born in

in 1977. He belongs to a Gypsy family which has strong Flamenco
roots. He is a direct descendent of guitar master
Ramón Montoya. His father,
Felipe Maya, is a professional guitarist, and his grandfather’s brother is Ricardo Losada el Yunque,
a well known cantaor (singer). Both showed young Jerónimo to live and respect