Javier Vargas (musician)

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Javier Vargas
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Background information
Birth nameJavier Vargas
Madrid, Spain
Years active1991 – present
LabelsDro Atlantic
Associated actsVargas Blues Band, Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Paul Shortino, Carlos Santana, Miguel Ríos

Javier Vargas is a Spanish blues guitarist. Born in Madrid to Argentine parents who had emigrated to Spain from Buenos Aires, he founded the Vargas Blues Band in 1991, the year they released their first recording, All Around Blues. Since 1992, he has recorded on the Dro-Atlantic (Warner Music Group, Spain) label.[1] He regularly tours Europe and Spain with his band, also playing at the 30th Anniversary Montreux Jazz Festival.[2][3]



  1. ^ Sainz, Sandra (9 February 2010). "Blues y rock and roll del bueno". La Rioja (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Martín, José Maria (5 November 2008). "Javier Vargas, de la Vargas Blues Band: La música es gratis; yo cobro sólo por el viaje'" 20 Minutos (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Billboard Magazine (29 June 1996) . "30th Anniversary Montreux Jazz Festival", p. 54

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