To find a group of people who share similar music tastes who want to jam and share ideas. To have a structure and meaning to write songs and share ideas.
I've played guitar for a long time and studied jazz guitar but have not perfected the means of jazz style that so many players have accomplished. I understand music theory well enough to jam with anyone and I try to learn new things all the time to get better.
A lot of different bands and solo artists. It depends on my mood, time of day, and what kind of phase I am in.