JJ Guitars Welcomes Jose Feliciano
We are very proud and honoured to announce and welcome Jose Feliciano to our roster of amazing artists. Jose Feliciano’s international presence has influenced popular music for more than two generations. He is synonymous with a presence that has bridged musical styles in a way that has never been equalled. Jose Feliciano is recognized as the first Latin Artist to cross over into the English music market, opening the doors for other artists who now play an important role in the American music industry.
Equally as important, Jose Feliciano has been acclaimed by critics around the world as one of “The greatest living guitarists”. Referred to as “The Picasso of his Realm,” Jose’s accomplishments are highly celebrated. He has been awarded over forty-five Gold and Platinum records; he has won nineteen Grammy nominations, earning him nine Grammy Awards, including the LARAS Award for Lifetime Achievement. His major label record sales are in excess of some 40 million !!
Jose Feliciano’s musical career has been immortalized with a Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and New York City honoured Jose by re-naming the Public School 155 in East Harlem, “The Jose Feliciano Performing Arts School.” The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, an ancient and prestigious Papal Order of the Catholic Church knighted Jose at St Patrick’s Cathedral. He has received his Doctorate of Humane Letters degree from the Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. This award was granted for his musical and humanitarian contributions to the world.