Advice to guitarists – from Joe

Here’s a snapshot of an interview given by guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani. I find his remarks about how to practice, how to spend time with the guitar, interesting. He is basically confirming something I felt for a long time: that there’s no point in spending a disproportionate amount of time practicing scales to the exclusion of all else. Time should be spent writing, being creative, playing with other musicians and perhaps most importantly, trying to find one’s own sound and identity. After all, why would you want to be a guitar clone? Food for thought! Here it is:

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