Miguel Ángel Cortés
Miguel Ángel Cortés was born on 26 January 1972, in Granada, España. He joined the world of flamenco through the Zambra del Sacromonte at the early age of 8. Only aged 14, he started touring around Europe, Japan, the USA… working with Mariquilla, Manolete, Javier Barón, Antonio Canales, Juan Ramírez, Beatriz Martín, Eva La Yerbabuena and Juan Andrés Maya. Soon later, along with his brother Paco Cortés, he would join the singer Carmen Linares for her various tours in Middle East, Europe and Japan.
All along his career, he has stood out when accompanying flamenco artists as prestigious as Enrique Morente, Carmen Linares, José Mercé, Chano Lobato, José de La Tomasa, Chiquetete, El Pele, Miguel Poveda, Estrella Morente y Marina Heredia, and some others. He is currently the regular guitarist of the singers Esperanza Fernández, Arcángel and Rocío Márquez. He has also collaborated with different music styles, such as Mick Taylor (ex-guitarist of the Rolling Stones), Luz Casal, Antonio Orozco, Manuel Carrasco, Kiko Veneno and Diana Navarro, for instance.
He also collaborates with two renowned classical guitarists: José-Maria Gallardo del Rey and Arnaud Dumond.
- Flamenco guitar