Tag Archives: Paco De Amparo

Artist Profiles: Paco De Amparo

Paco De Amparo

Flamenco guitarist Paco De Amparo was born in 1969 in Morón de la Frontera, Spain, into a family with a long lineage of great flamenco guitarists. He is the great nephew of Diego del Gastor, the nephew of Luis Torres Cadiz, “Joselero de Morón” and also the nephew of Diego de Morón and Andorrano.

Paco’s extensive list of sideman credits includes work with Juana Amaya, Antonio Canales, Gaspar de Utrera, Luis “El Zambo”, Manuel Molina, Rafael de Utrera and Jose Merce. In 1998 he began to collaborate with the singer Martirio and soon thereafter became one of the lead guitarists of her flamenco group.

He also worked with dancer Antonio Canales in his performance titled “Bailaor” which was presented at the Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla in 2002 and also collaborated on the album Solo Compas, en vivo desde Moron De La Frontera. He appears on Martirio’s album Mucho Corazon.

Paco De Amparo formed a flamenco fusion group called Son de la Frontera. The group later disbanded and Paco formed a new incarnation called SonAires de la Frontera. The new ensemble released Moroneando in 2010.


Mucho Corazón, with Martirio ‎(Sunnyside, 2001)
Cal, with Son De La Frontera ‎(World Village, 2007
Moroneando, with SonAires De La Frontera ‎(Bujío Producciones, 2010)
Alma de mi guitarra (2017)


SonAires de la Frontera CD Release Concert in Madrid

SonAires de la Frontera
One of the hottest bands form southern Spain will be making their debut at Madrid’s iconic Galileo Galilei music club. SonAires de la Frontera, led by Flamenco guitarist Paco de Amparo will be presenting their new album titled Moroneando. SonAires de la Frontera is the new project formed by the founder of the critically acclaimed Flamenco Nuevo band Son de la Frontera.

The concert will take place on Friday, September 17th at 21:00 (9 pm). Ticket: 10 €

Watch a video of the band: