The King of the Flamenco Ballad

Parrita crosses the border of flamenco to immerse himself in ballads and romantic music, covering classic themes to which he brings his gypsy soul, his art and his infinite sensitivity. An unmissable flamenco pop.


& History

Parrita, will go down in the history of flamenco with this name, although he was born Vicente de Castro Giménez, in the Valencian neighborhood of Nazaret, in 1958. Raised in a flamenco environment, he soon began to stand out following in the footsteps of his older brother, El Piti, singer and winner of the Festival de las Minas. Due to his talent and his voice, he was recruited to start solo with his first album ‘Dama, dama’ in 1982, with a version of Cecilia’s song, in which he performed the aforementioned song by the singer, and other songs of his own. personal repertoire like “Spoiled Girl”.

In 1985, the Valencian singer published the album “Nuevas ilusiones”, with arrangements and musical direction by Ricard Miralles (Joan Manuel Serrat’s arranger and musical director) and with the collaboration of flamenco guitarist Juan Manuel Cañizares, in which he toured and He acted on TV. But it was in 1987 when his first Gold record came with “Vuela más alto que tú”.


The music of this artist, who is sometimes more singer than singer, and vice versa, turns out to be a symphonic work on stage. His songs are already part of the popular collective. This undoubted representative of eighties flamenco culture has created his own style that has many followers, and a new generation of artists who constantly look at it.


Parrita showed a great capacity to cover popular themes, impregnating each of them with his own personality, improving, on many occasions, the originals. With a romantic style that sings of love, truth and experience. This great of Spanish music has given us an extensive discography with flamenco and romantic nuances. The clean and clear nuances of his voice are the perfect support for his impressive sensitivity and communication skills. His flamenco is heart to heart. His style is none other than the humble and deep expression of songs in which there is no deceit or falsehood. Sing how you feel.


Some hits of Parrita