Vicente Carrillo was born in Casasimarro, Cuenca, on 31st July 1963. His professional experience comes from a very long history of the Carrillo family, out of which he is the seventh generation of guitar makers.
El maestro Paco de Lucía used Vicente Carrillo guitars during the performances and recordings of the album 'Cositas Buenas'.
In November 2010 Vicente Carrillo has been awarded with the national Spanish artisan award. This award recognizes the work that seven generations of the Carrillo guitar making family have accomplished. For his artisan work, Vicente Carrillo has received admirations from all over the world including the king of Spain.
Carrillo guitars are well known for their very special sound that brings forward a noticeable balance between deep, powerful basses and sweet sounding trebles. His constant innovative efforts through different construction techniques allow him to evolve and to accommodate the needs and desires of professional guitarists such as Niño Josele, Cañizares, Tomatito, Antonio Rey, Josemi Carmona...