Vicente J. Santiago Santiago started playing guitar at the age of 11. After his classical guitar studies at the Conservatory of Cartagena, Spain, he moved to Cordoba to specialize in flamenco music at the Superior Conservatory Rafael Orozco. His teachers were some of the most prominent Spanish flamenco players; Manolo Franco, Nino de Pura, Paco Serrano, Gabriel Exposito and others.

He has taken many masterclasses and workshops with Manolo Sanlucar, Miguel Angel Cortes and Arcangel, Leo Brouwer, and Dani de Morón. All through the years, he has been playing as a soloist and an accompanist to singers and dancers throughout Spain. He has participated in some of the most important flamenco festivals such as Flamenco Biennale in The Netherlands and Festival Flamenco del Cante de Lo Ferro in Spain. Nowadays he is working on different projects like Haymah, Vicente Flamenco Quartet and Ti-an-guis playing different styles of music.