The Best Ever Flamenco Guitarist: Sabicas

Guitar-Tube is calling this live video of Legendary master of flamneco guitarist Sabicas one of the best.  This was filmed shortly before his death in 1990.

Best ever? Well, you can be the judge. I hoping to still be able to move my fingers at 78. Want to point out the slides he does from the 6th string. First time it almost sounds like a picked chromatic scale.. awesome!

Quick Facts about Sabicas:

Chet Atkins once praised Sabicas for having the best technique.

Sabicas was perhaps the most influential flamenco guitarist in the world and best know for his  ”blazingly fast picados (scales), fast arpeggios, quality composition for the many forms of flamenco, and infallible rhythm, which was critical if playing with a dancer.” read more

 

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