"He who sings for the public is lost, because his head is not where it should be. I always try to revive my ancestors in my cante. I search for them. I remember them. I see their faces. "
"I want it to be accessible to everybody because it’s a transformative art form. It changes your life completely. It changes the way you see yourself. It makes you believe in yourself. It makes you stronger."
"I can’t live without the stage. If I go fifteen days, or a month, without stepping on stage… No, I can’t."
"I just feel the most comfortable when I have a guitar in my hands. The hours fly by and I couldn’t care less."
"From the beginning I felt there was something else beyond what I saw, beyond what my parents did, beyond what my teachers did."
"One phrase of Soleá can have an entire lifetime of experience behind it, and of joy and of sadness."