… records, all at the same time as acquiring Bach and Mozart, Beethoven and Elgar, Handel and Verdi. It never occurred to me that there was a difference between classical music and modern music, it was just music and it didn’t matter what sort, it was all wonderful.
I have never understood people who only like one “genre” of music. Music is a smorgasbord full of delights and they only want to eat peas. My guitar teacher was an old jazz guitarist, as many were back in the 1970s. But he taught all styles of music. He introduced me to a whole world of different music. And I came to love jazz as much as rock. As many musicians before me have said, there are really only two types of music, good and bad.