Favorite guitarists :
Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Eric Clapton, Scott Henderson, John Scofield, Jeff Beck, Charlie Christian, Wes Montgomery, Shawn Lane, Paul Gilbert, Buckethead, Guthrie Govan, Mattias Ia Eklundh, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai
Favorite bassists :
Nathan East, Stu Hamm
Favorite movies :
Ip Man Trilogy, The Bourne Franchise, Animations
The musical notes, are the letters that get rearranged into words (chords). With these (chords) we can rearrange the words again into sentences (chord progressions), which become stories - or songs. This is the musical language.
Pessimistic misanthrope. I don't give to human charities. I give to dog charities.
Ear training - as above. If you transcribe, that is an exercise in itself. It'll solve so many of your issues.
Picking - you're only as good as your weakest stroke. For most people, that's their upstroke.
Legato - you're only as good as your weakest trill. I guarantee that is your ring finger and pinky. So practise efficiently and trill with that pair so they catch up with the others.