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The most important part of any guitar solo, by Derek Trucks / GUITAR WORLD - musicradar

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Derek Trucks recently sat down with Music Radar to offer his top five tips for guitarists. In the course of things, the Tedeschi Trucks guitarist offered his advice about guitar soloing by way of a quote from jazz drummer Elvin Jones. "He'd say, ‘When you're playing and when you're soloing, always tell a story,'" Trucks says. "You hear it in the great musicians, whether it's a drummer or a horn player or a guitar player-you hear them take those breaths. You can feel that there's something they're trying to tell you.

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