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Carlos Montoya (13 December 1903 – 3 March 1993), a prominent Flamenco guitarist, was a founder of the modern-day popular Flamenco style of music.

Carlos Montoya was born in Madrid, Spain, unto a gypsy family, on December 13, 1903. As the nephew of renowned flamenco guitarist Ramón Montoya he seemed to have been born to play Flamenco, but it was his uncle who would be his biggest obstacle, as he refused to teach Carlos the tricks of the trade. He began… read more

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  • Avatar for Slim_rafa
    great
  • Avatar for katti85
    3~<13>~3
  • Avatar for Neue_regel_
    Nice flamenco sound.
  • Avatar for beerman81
    not my normal genre of music. i just learned of this guy. he is a badass.
  • Avatar for melimile
    I found his record for 99 cents. It is fantastic.
  • Avatar for attilaj
    You love good flamenco players ? Go and see JUAN DE LERIDA home's page and listen to his free preview plays: Really fabulous guitarist !....
  • Avatar for capn_bill
    It's been a long time, I'd forgotten how amazing he was (is).
  • Avatar for nnEEKolas
    His rendition of Malaguena is truly awe inspiring. A masterful, soulful virtuoso.

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