"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. "
"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?"
“It’s fundamental that flamenco stays true to its roots. The moment that’s lost, it becomes a vulgar music.”