“Alcala’s fluttering and sobbing “Solo de Guitarra” evoked the glaring light and deep shadows of Southern Spain”. -- Los Angeles Times

“…the musical duet by singer Antonio de Jerez and guitarist Gerardo Alcala incorporated jazz-like improvisation in a song that put the Gipsy Kings to shame.” -- Georgia Straight (Vancouver, BC)

"Gerardo Alcala alone was worth the price of admission" -Mozaico Flamenco Dance Company review in The Local (Sechlet, BC)

"Sensational! One of the best Flamenco guitarists anywhere." - Seattle Times

"Extraordinary guitarist, quite simply world class." - The Weekly

"Evocative and superbly executed, the instrument became an extension of Mr. Alcala's soul. It was as if something of the essence of Flamenco and of Spain flowed through him, into his music and out to the receptive audience." - Northern Advocate (New Zealand)

"Alcala dazzled the audience with some striking thumb work and showed a great deal of originality..." - Auckland Star (New Zealand)

"Absolutely Impeccable." - Jaleo

"... guitarist has flamenco 'soul'." - Associated Press

“Another delight was the guitar playing of guest artist Gerardo Alcala. Used to accompanying singers in the purest of Flamenco, he gave a virtuoso performance that was full of subtlety and vigour.” -- Qué Pasa (Toronto)

“Alcala’s masterly playing was as fascinating to watch as to hear. His colourful improvisations and embellishments were beautifully measured…” -- The Press (Christchurch, NZ)

“His playing is technically superb, profoundly sensitive and absolutely sincere; As wonderfully entertaining as it is darkly mysterious.” -- QM/FM (Vancouver, BC)

“Guitarist Alcala especially stood out. The musician plays with the percussive, slightly raw style. He combines amazingly complex strumming, melodies and rythms with a rough sense of adventurousness that makes for a potent combination.” -- Times Colonist (Victoria, BC)