His group “Viva Flamenco!” plays contemporary flamenco mixed with traditional together with influences of Indian and Jazz music. Performing solo and also with his band Miguel won first prizes in many Polish folk festivals and is now leading flamenco player in his country. He has performed all over Poland as well as abroad (USA, Russia, Spain, Austria, Germany, Italy, France, England, Belgium, Luxemburg, Holland, Finland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Belarus, Hungary, Andorra, Romania, Bulgaria, Nigeria, Turkey, Oman, Singapore, Mexico, Colombia and India). For several years he teaches flamenco guitar and publishes articles and interviews propagating flamenco music in magazines as “Flamenco International Magazine”, “Jazz Forum”, “Top Guitar” and “Swiat Gitary”.
In 1998 after performing in Italy he was invited to India to teach flamenco guitar at the Academy of Music and Fine Arts in Nagpur. There he started studying Indian music learning to play the sitar under the guidance of Avaneendra Sheolikar. His fascination of flamenco and Indian music inspired him to go back to the roots of the Gypsy music and record the CD Indialucia which is the fusion of both styles: Flamenco and Indian music. The album was distinguished with the 1st prize “Best Album of the Year 2005” Wirtualne Gesle and 2nd music critics’ prize at the New Tradition competition for the “Folk Phonogram of 2005” award.
His second album Acatao released in 2014 got 2nd music critics’ prize at the New Tradition competition for the “Folk Phonogram of 2014” award. Miguel performed with such artists like: Pepe Habichuela, Jorge Pardo, Eduardo el Clavijo, Carlos Troya, Ricardo Espinosa, Domingo Patricio, Rafael Cortés, Hani Naser, Mohammad Rasouli, Pratap Pawar, Vishva Mohan Bhatt, Purbayan Chatterjee, Mukesh Sharma, Sukhvinder Singh, Emam, Prasad Khaparde, Kavita Krishnamurti, Layatharanga, L. Subramaniam, Ernie Watts, Mike Dowes, Lulo Reindhart, Brian Gore, Andre Krengel, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and many others. http://www.indialucia.com http://www.flamenco.art.pl Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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