Your playing is like salt water taffy. You see all the beautiful colors, red, yellow, blue, but they all taste the same.

-Marcel Tabuteau


  1. That is a brilliant quotation, and it applies to most mainstream classical guitarists with whom I am familiar… unfortunately. I’m sure the “cookie-cutter” pedagogical mentality applies to other instruments as well, though… again, unfortunately.

  2. Patricia Mitchell

    I keep hoping maybe it’s not as bad as some might think.