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Rafael Riqueni (born 1962 in Seville) is one of Spain's top flamenco guitarists
Rafael Riqueni (born 1962 in Seville) is one of Spain's top flamenco guitarists. Accomplished from a very young age, at just fifteen years old he was awarded the Ramón Montoya Prize in the Concurso Nacional (National Competition) in Cordoba.Riqueni has performed extensively as a concert guitarist and has played with people such as Enrique Morente, Anouar Brahem , Al Di Meola, Matías Fray and the Vargas Blues Band. He is also a noted flamenco composer, similar to the style of Albéniz and Turina. His 1987 album simply entitled Flamenco, was recorded live without any special effects or recording studio tricks.