Manuel
Delgado-Martinez

Bio

A native of Barcelona, Manuel Delgado Martinez began flamenco guitar at an early age. Inevitably. he soon sets off for Andalusia, the birthplace of the flamenco tradition. He discovers  Grenada and then Seville where stayed for several years. Invited in 1988 to perform at the "First Paris Flamenco Guitar Festival " and instantly captivated by the musical breadth and diversity in the French capital, he decides to stay.

Turning to composition he quickly and naturally becomes guitar soloist, composer accompanying international stars of flamenco song and dance. The dancers include : Manuel Gutierrez, Juan Polvillo, La China, Antonio Reyes, Alejandra Gonzalez, Yasaray Rodriguez...  and the singers: Alberto Garcia, Cristo Cortés, José Cortès, Mencho Campos, Juan Murube ...

His own compositional path brings about the formation of his own group (the Manuel Delgado trio, quintet, sextet...) At once innovative and traditional where guitar, dance, voice, bass and percussion unite in a flamenco-concert-extravaganza.


Other collaborative projects have emerged, notably with artists from the Middle East and India : Kudsi Erguner (Turkey), Sonia M'Barek (Tunisia),  Issa (Kurdistan), Mohamed Zinelabidine (Tunisia), Keivan Chemirani (Iran), Omar Bashir (Iraq), Mr T.A.S Mani et Ramamani (India)...

Working with Ralf Siedhoff (world music guitarist and composer) and Ernest Martinez (percussionnist), he produced three  albums : "Azucena"(1998), "Crossing Roots" recorded in India (2000),  Soleado (2011), giving rise to the internationally acclaimed "SIN DISTANCIA Trio".

Manuel Delgado has also worked in theatre and cinema. (Théâtre du Soleil, Xavier Mestres, Claude Lelouch).

> Main festivals :

- Carthage  (Tunisie)
- Autour de la Guitare avec Jean- Felix Lalanne à l'Olympia  (Paris)
- Open Strings  (Allemagne)
- Festival Al Beit  ( Natharet, Haifa. Israël )
- Festival Sao Paulo  (Bresil)
- La Nuit Espagnole au Petit Palais, avec Claude Bartelemy et la compagnie de danse contemporaine Camargo  (Paris)
- Mostra de Guitarra  (Espagne)
- Festival International de Guitare de Speyer  (Allemagne)
- Bienal Flamenca   avec Kudsi Erguner  (Amsterdam)
- Sur les routes des Musiques Tsiganes  (Caen, France)
- Théâtre MUNICIPAL de Tunis. Avec Sonia M'Barek .  (Tunisie)
- Festival UNIS-SONS 93   (France)
- Festival de GUITARRA de GIRONA  (Espagne)
- Festival "WIELU SZTUK"  (Pologne)
- Encuentros Internacionales de Sanlùcar de Barrameda.   (Espagne)
- Festival Flamenco de Mont -de- Marsan (France)
- Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) avec Issa (Paris)


www.manuel-delgado.com

www.sin-distancia.com

Album Title Alt. Duration Compo/Artist Description Keywords Key BPM
CEV3036 Tu Sangre
[CEV3036 - 17]
0 3'03 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Lyrics [...] Flamenco. Solea por buleria. Tormented & passionate. Male voice, flamenco guitar & [...] Flamenco, Spain Gypsies, flamenco guitar, traditional male soloist voice, Spain [...] B 132
CEV3036 Alma Flamenca
[CEV3036 - 1]
0 2'22 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco. Buleria. Lively & swirling. Flamenco guitar & palmas. (Spain) buleria, Flamenco, flamenco guitar, Spain, Spain Gypsies [...] Abm 103
CEV3036 Sierra De Los Olivares
[CEV3036 - 2]
0 2'23 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco tango. Urgent but happy. Change @ 1'02. Solo flamenco guitar. (Spain) Flamenco, flamenco guitar, tango flamenco, Spain, Spain Gypsies [...] Bm 105
CEV3036 Fiesta Del Monte Sacro
[CEV3036 - 6]
1 3'33 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco. Buleria. Urgent & lively. Flamenco guitar & palmas. (Spain) buleria, Flamenco, flamenco guitar, Spain, Spain Gypsies [...] C 115
CEV3036 Fiesta Del Monte Sacro 2
[CEV3036 - 19]
0 3'33 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco. Buleria. Urgent & tense. Solo flamenco guitar. (Spain) Flamenco, Spain Gypsies, flamenco guitar, Spain, buleria [...] Fm 153
CEV3036 Que Bonito El Rocio
[CEV3036 - 15]
0 3'03 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Lyrics [...] Sevillanas. Song. Joyful & dance. Female voice, guitar, castanets & palmas. (Spain) castanets, Flamenco, flamenco guitar, sevillana, Spain [...] Bb 185
CEV3036 Corazon De Fuego
[CEV3036 - 4]
0 1'35 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco. Buleria. Lively & determined. Solo flamenco guitar. (Spain) buleria, Flamenco, Spain Gypsies, flamenco guitar, Spain [...] G 151
CEV3036 Mira Tu Que Mala Suerte
[CEV3036 - 18]
0 5'03 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Lyrics [...] Soleà. Song. Tragic & dark. Female voice & guitar. (Spain) Flamenco, flamenco guitar, soleà, Spain, female ethnic soloist voice [...] Gb 65
CEV3036 Luz y Sombra
[CEV3036 - 5]
0 4'35 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco tango. Dance & proud. Flamenco guitar & palmas. (Spain) flamenco guitar, Spain, Flamenco, Spain Gypsies, palmas [...] G 81
CEV3036 En Ti Pongo Mi Memoria
[CEV3036 - 16]
0 4'33 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Lyrics [...] Malagueña. Song. Melancholic & plaintive. Female voice & guitar. (Spain) Flamenco, flamenco guitar, malagueña, Spain, female ethnic soloist voice [...] F 111
CEV3036 Minas Del Sur
[CEV3036 - 3]
0 2'49 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco. Taranta. Wandering & lonely. Solo flamenco guitar. (Spain) Flamenco, Spain Gypsies, flamenco guitar, taranta, Spain [...] A 153
CEV3036 Sol De Invierno
[CEV3036 - 7]
0 2'10 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Interrogative & melancholic. Solo flamenco guitar. (Spain) Spain, flamenco guitar, Flamenco, moving, geopolitics [...] Gbm 140
CEV3036 Tierra Doñana
[CEV3036 - 8]
0 3'26 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco. Fandango. Lively but serious. Solo flamenco guitar. (Spain) fandango, Flamenco, flamenco guitar, Spain Gypsies, Spain [...] Am 101
CEV3036 Monologo
[CEV3036 - 9]
0 1'42 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Uplifting & urgent. Solo flamenco guitar. (Spain) Flamenco, Spain, flamenco guitar, Spain Gypsies, geopolitics [...] G 103
CEV3036 Nostalgia Granaina
[CEV3036 - 10]
0 4'06 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Flamenco. Granaina. Introspective & dreamy. Solo flamenco guitar. (Spain) Flamenco, granaina, flamenco guitar, Spain Gypsies, Spain [...] Fm 129
CEV3036 Bahia De Cadiz
[CEV3036 - 14]
1 2'42 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Lyrics [...] Alegrias. Song. Happy & dance. Female voice, guitar & palmas. (Spain) alegrias, Flamenco, flamenco guitar, Spain, palmas [...] A 149
CEV3036 Bahia De Cadiz 2
[CEV3036 - 20]
0 2'43 Manuel Delgado-Martinez Alegria. Song. Joyful & dance. Female voice & guitar. (Spain) alegrias, Flamenco, flamenco guitar, Spain, night activity [...] A 148
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