"The first step to being political in flamenco is being outside of what’s expected of you and breaking it."
Eduardo Rebollar, Guitarist/Instructor, Part 2
"The status of the artist has risen a lot, but the salaries are the same. Therefore, I think there’s a problem. It’s the worst time period ever to be an artist. The worst time! It’s the worst because whenever there are economic problems, they always pull resources from culture. "
Eduardo Rebollar, Guitarist/Instructor, Part 1
"If you don’t have work, invent the work yourself."
Reflexiones Sobre… Artistic Personality and Style
"Many people in flamenco are critical of younger artists because they lack artistic personality. Why is this and what can artists do to develop it?"
Pedro Sierra, Guitarist / Composer / Producer, Part 1
“It’s fundamental that flamenco stays true to its roots. The moment that’s lost, it becomes a vulgar music.”
Reflexiones Sobre… Flamenco Technique
"Flamenco technique today is incredibly advanced and difficult. However, the point of art, at least from my point of view, is to have something to say and to communicate that effectively. Can you talk about the approach and attitude you have with respect to your technique? "