Listening is the key to everything good in music.
You have a whole collection of musical ideas and thoughts that you’ve accumulated through your musical history, plus all the musical history of the whole world, and it’s all in your subconscious and you draw upon it when you play.
I want to figure out how I can make the most important statement with the least amount of information, so I don’t run out of ideas by the time I get to my second or third chorus.
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