Adam Rafferty

Learn Guitar Technique, then Throw it Away

Usually I stress the importance of a good musical education. Often I teach hands-on guitar techniques.
Without my teachers & mentors I would not be the person and musician I am today.
However, there is a fundamental but “advanced” step in making music. What I am about to say may sound contradictory.
After you’ve been a good student, go ahead and throw away everything you’ve learned.

Yes, throw it all away. Forget it on purpose when you make real music.
Huh?
The other day I dove into some music and made a YouTube video for “What’s Going On” by Marvin Gaye.

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