Tone on jazz guitars is a real tough issue.
Still others want a traditional guitar sound if they call you for guitar.
I agree totally with Metheny regarding the sound influencing the way you play.
The combination of experience and experimentation will ultimately yield a personal sound.
After a couple years of occasional lessons with Pass I moved to Boston to attend the New England Conservatory.
The rest of the world is sweeping past us. The oil and gas of the Texas future is the well-educated mind. But we are still worried about whether Midland can beat Odessa at football.