“Hands find the way to do what the heart wants to say.” - Paco de Lucia
Paco Lara is an acclaimed flamenco guitarist from the birthplace and cradle of flamenco Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. Paco started playing guitar at a very young age (8-years-old) and at still tender age of 16, Paco began working, recording and touring professionally as a flamenco guitarist.
Embodying the unmistakable and genuine Jerez style of flamenco guitar playing, Paco Lara has toured internationally with several flamenco’s most legendary artists- guitarists, singers and composers.
Paco has been at the vanguard of Flamenco Fusion music genre and scene in Span with couple of its most prominent bands.
Apart from being a formidable guitar soloist, Paco is also revered for his ability as an accompanist in the specialised world of flamenco singing (Cante). He recorded and performed with a number of flamenco’s most significant singers.
In 2017, Paco moved with his family to Australia. Here, he performed across the country with different flamenco dance companies, among which we can highlight :
Compañia Pepa Molina (Sydney), Alma Flamenca (Adelaide), Flamenqueando Productions (Adelaide), Bandaluzia (Sydney), Flamenkisimo (Sydney), Compañia Lauren Majarrés (Sydney) and Tabanko Flamenko (Newcastle) performing in Perth, Cairns, Brisbane, Adelaide, Newcastle, Melbourne and Sydney at Sydney Guitar Festival.
Paco Lara has recorded more than 20 music albums with some of the best artists in Spain and Australia and has now finally recorded and released his first solo album 'The Andalusian Guitar' which he is currently promoting across Australia.