"For me, Tina Turner is flamenco. The great Blues artists are flamenco. That term is given to things that seem authentic, that in some way or another approach what is basic and natural to the land and to life in general."
"If you want to learn fast, it’s impossible. Playing flamenco and all that that implies is quite complicated. This can’t be learned in one month nor in two"
"When people came to my shows they didn’t really know what was going on. The ones who did know flamenco were surprised and thought it was beautiful."