Including open strings in the chords you play is a quick way to expand your sound and stretch out over a wide sonic space
Ripping through a scale pattern with absolutely no emotion or variation can become robotic. Learn how to turn off robot mode and find your voice.
Sometimes, learning the habits and tendencies of your guitar heroes can be more helpful to your playing than learning endless pages of tabbed-out solos.
You just need a few adjustments to translate your knowledge to the sometimes intimidating genre that is jazz.
While Eddie Van Halen may have never taken a guitar lesson in his life, he can certainly teach you a lot.