Watch Paul Gilbert Perform His Acoustic, Flamenco-Style "Flamingo"

Here's a great find: a video of Paul Gilbert playing flamenco-style guitar.

He self-deprecatingly declares he's not an expert at flamenco at the start of the video, but come on now. He delivers a killer performance.

Well known for his work with Racer X and Mr. Big, Gilbert has evolved into a successful solo artist/singer/songwriter/guitar instructor. He composes music in a wide variety of styles including pop, rock, metal, blues, jazz, funk and classical, but is perhaps best known for his versatility and speed.

Here he takes that background and applies it to the classic flamenco style. Check out this video of Gilbert's "Flamingo."

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Acoustic Nation

Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to, Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network, she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.