ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass Changes Face of Bluegrass Instruction
By Nancy Cardwell
Bluegrass music is usually not written out in standard musical notation. Many of our artists do not read music, and improvisation is an essential skill to be able to play bluegrass music well. For these reasons, the primary way to learn to play has been from a more experienced musician—whether in person, on a recording, with the help of tablature, audio recordings or video.