"this solo is too much for me. How could Kenny Kirkland make this crazy and amazing stuff in a solo? He was a genius, his understanding and intuition were far, far away from the rest of the musicians. If trying to analyse what is happening, well, it just scares me. I hope to understand this in the future"
Here's what he said in response to "how long did it take you to learn this":
"don´t really know, but I was listening the solo part a lot for 2 weeks (like many hours a day), I could sing it. The hands part depends on the techniek of every player, but once you know the melody by heart it comes fast."