José Cortés Fernández “El pirata” was born into a family where flamenco is part of everyday life and is remarkably ingrained. Learn to play guitar in a self-taught way at the age of 12, in the best school, family flamenco.

His stage appearances begin at the young age of 14. He is part of several groups with which he participates in the recording of different albums as a composer, arranger, guitarist or singer. Among them is one nominated for best fusion album in 2000.

He was a member of the group “Flamencos smallband” where he collaborated with the famous trumpeter “Jerry González” on a small tour. You can also highlight his collaborations with Tati Román or Rubén Dantas among other projects and groups. He is a great guitarist with a perfect mastery of the compass, so it is required in numerous festivals to accompany great dance figures.

José Cortés "The Pirate"

Guitarist