"This is an intellectual music. We’re talking about something that people spend years and years studying. There’s nothing natural about this."
“It’s fundamental that flamenco stays true to its roots. The moment that’s lost, it becomes a vulgar music.”
"I’m not trying to say that I’m an especially intelligent or special person, what I want to say is that the impulse to do and to know has always carried me forward. It’s moved me ahead of myself, not of anyone else, of myself."
"One can harm themselves by having a Peter Pan complex, by wanting to be a guitar student forever and by dedicating themselves to that exclusively. Life takes you other places."
"Talent, luck, and the support of your teachers and family, you need to know how to use that, how to take advantage of it, and how to be grateful for it."