Jose Rodriguez Pena , constructor of handmade guitars, was born in Andujar in 1958. He started making guitars in 1972, influenced by Miguel Rodriguez and Manuel Reyes, two of Cordoba's finest guitarreros.
Jose Rodriguez Pena makes high quality handmade guitars, classical as well as flamenco. His preferred method of finish is French polish, building first class guitars, all numbered.
His guitars are exclusively made for clients like Pepe de Lucia, Paco de Lucia, Vicente Amigo, Alejandro Sanz, Los Panchos, Paco Serrano, Miguel Barbera, among others.
Jose Rodriguez has participated in various events like expositions such as the Santiago Ubeda Hospital, in the Flamenco World Fair, etc. His guitars are exibited in the Andalucia de Flamenco de Jerez foundation, as well as particular collections. The National contest for classical guitar in Coria Del Rio has one of his guitars as first prize.
His early dedication and daily work have consecrated him in the world of Flamenco as well as classical as one of the finest Luthiers existing in the world.