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Title: Bluegrass Music


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Bluegrass Music
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What is Bluegrass Music?
  • - Developed from Appalachian Folk Music, Blues
    and Gospel Music
  • - Played on ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENTS (Natural Sounds,
    not electronic)
  • - Instruments like the FIDDLE, BANJO, DOBRO,
    DOUBLE BASS, GUITAR and MANDOLIN
  • - Most musicians play and sing by ear.
  • They IMPROVISE.

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Where did Bluegrass originate?
  • - Bill Monroe (a KENTUCKY native) and his band,
    THE BLUEGRASS BOYS
  • - Bill Monroe is considered to be the FATHER OF
    BLUEGRASS
  • - Famous songs
  • Blue Moon of Kentucky
  • Uncle Pen

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Bluegrass Terms
  • - Lead- Solo
  • - Flat picking- a method of using a FLAT PICK to
    play the guitar
  • - Clawhammer- old timey method of playing the
    banjo

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