Paco de Lucía at SFJAZZ Spring Festival at Paramount Theatre - Oakland

Marshall Lamm uploaded this event on March 27, 2012


Paramount Theatre - Oakland
SFJAZZ Spring Festival

2025 Broadway
Oakland, CA


Fri, April 27, 2012



After decades on the road as one of the world’s most revered guitarists, 64-year old flamenco legend Paco de Lucía has become a quietly elusive figure who drops from public view for years at a time. De Lucía was largely unknown in the U.S. until the recording Friday Night In San Francisco, a sensational 1981 acoustic showdown with jazz stars John McLaughlin and Al Di Meola, that cemented his status as a guitar hero. He made acclaimed appearances on records by Chick Corea and others in the ‘80s, and a thrilling reunion of The Guitar Trio led to a Verve album and world tour in 1996. But the Andalusian master maintained a steadfast commitment to flamenco as his primary art form...

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