David Vargas is a flamenco guitarist born in Seville who began playing at the age of 13 with Professor Enrique González. He then perfected his technique with José Manuel Roldan, Manolo Franco and Rafael Riqueni.
In 1996 he reached the final of the Giraldillo competition of the Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla, the final of the Minas de la Unión singing competition and won the third prize in the Mairena Competition, among other awards.
Artistically David Vargas begins accompanying the dance with Manuel Corrales “El Mimbre”, Matilde Coral, Concha Vargas, Lola Greco, Manuela Vargas, Adela and Rafael Campallo, Javier Latorre, Antonio Canales, Úrsula and Tamara López, Leonor Leal, Ana Morales or El Choro among others.
In the accompaniment to the sing he begins as the official guitarist of the peña flamenca Torres Macarena accompanying fans and artists. Over the years he has accompanied artists such as Lole Montoya, Chiquetete, Chano Lobato, Londro, Jesús Corbacho and Juan José Amador, among others. In other styles he has accompanied great artists such as Imperio Argentina or Pastora Soler.
He is currently a Professor of flamenco guitar at the Cristóbal de Morales Professional Conservatory in Seville, combining it with performances with different current artists. In 2014 he premieres “Las dos caras de la Moneda”, a new show by Antonio Canales in Mallorca. He also accompanies Adela Campallo in “Adelaida”, premiered in Mexico City and “Sangre” at the Seville Biennial.
David Vargas is a guitarist at major festivals such as Querétaro, Monterrey and Muy Flamenco in Mexico City, Mont de Marsan in France, Jerez Festival, Seville Flamenco Biennial, San Francisco Festival, San Diego and Santa Barbara in the United States, Moscow, Belgium, Poland, China and the Czech Republic, among many other venues around the world.
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