Melón Jimenez (Wiesbaden Novemeber 27,1986 )is a musician and composer.

 

He has played guitar for Anoushka Shankar, Richard Bona, Enrique Morente, Niña Pastori between others.

 

Melón has estudiad piano, sax and bass and specially brilliant on the guitar

 

Moved to Madrid at the age of 2. Raised in a musical family, his father is a flamenco guitar from Jerez de la Frontera (Andalucía)  and his mother is a classical piano player in her native Germany, introduce him in the music world very early and he showed skills for all kinds of music.

 

When he was 10 years old was able to play sax, piano and guitar and start to write some tunes. Finally he decided to play flamenco guitar and start to play often in all kind of places when he turned 15.

 

 

In the year 2010 played on Enrique Morente´s live recording: "El Barbero de Picasso".

 

During 2011/13 performed with Anouskha Shankar around the world presenting her grammy award winner "Traveller"  blend of Indian traditional music with flamenco.