Andrea Belmonte (Naples, 1996) is a young and multifaceted Italian guitarist. His repertoire ranges from baroque to flamenco, passing through new languages and jazz. He obtained a first level degree in classical guitar by discussing the thesis "Il canto jondo in cultured music: from Domenico Scarlatti to Leo Brouwer", the result of his in-depth study of flamenco techniques and language. He then obtained, with honorable mention, the specialist degree, with the thesis "Virtuosity and metamorphosis on six strings from the eighteenth century to today." Vocal Cords is his recording debut.