Amir John Haddad – El Amir

Guitars

El Amir is a multi-ethnic musician, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, musical director, producer and maestro. He‘s considered one of the best concert guitarists in today‘s flamenco scene, defined by his personality, maturity, sound and style. El Amir has been playing flamenco guitar and the Arabic oud since he was seven years old, and has been performing on stage for 30 years. In addition to his extensive career, he has learned how to play traditional Mediterranean instruments including the Greek bouzoki and Turkish saz. El Amir has collaborated with a long list of artists including Radio Tarifa, Chambao, Marcus Miller and Juno Reactor.

Photo: Dita Vollmond
Juan García-Herreros
Lucy Landymore
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