Learning licks will invariably teach you how to sound like other people. If putting together licks is how you approach soloing you will grow irritated with your own lack of originality and creativity. So what's the solution?

How do we get all the great benefits of learning licks and not end up being a copy of our idols?

We turn licks into Micro Licks. This will give us all the benefits of learning licks without the copy-cat side effects and the reason is simple:

The smaller the lick the less of an identity it has. Watch the video and hear me demonstrate.