In 1963 he arrived in Madrid and started work in the tablao "Los Canasteros" (owned by Manolo Caracol). From then until now he has travelled the world with his guitar, alone or accompanying numerous singers.
Evidence of his status as flamenco guitarist are the numerous awards he has won throughout his career; Premio Nacional de Jerez in 1975, Premio Nacional de Córdoba in 1977 and Castillete de la Unión, in addition to the Yunque Oro of the city of Ceuta, the prize Melchor de Marchena Accompaniment and Cabal Silver Circle of Fine Arts for the year 1999. Paco Cepero has played and recorded with figures of incomparable singing including Manolo Caracol, Camaron de la Isla, Tio Borrico, Terremoto, El Lebrijano and El Turronero.
Besides his work as a guitarist, his renown extends to include his work as a composer of numerous successful flamenco and popular songs for such singers as Isabel Pantoja, Julio Iglesias, Lole and Chiquetete.
- Paco Cepero at De Flamenco (Spanish language)
- Paco Cepero: Nuestro guitarrista más universal at La Voz Digital (Spanish language)
- Pace Cepero entry at Jerez Siempre (Spanish language)
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