Bluegrass Music Instruments

A Guide to Essential Bluegrass Music Instruments

A Guide to Essential Bluegrass Music Instruments

If you’re interested in forming your own bluegrass band for an upcoming festival, make sure that your members are able to play any or a combination of the bluegrass music instruments listed below. Miss one and the music just won’t sound as authentic and powerful as it could have.

Banjo

The modern banjo that most people are familiar with was probably derived from musical instruments that African slaves in America used to play traditional music. These instruments were referred to as banjars, banzas, or banias and were used to replace drums, which slaves had been prohibited from playing. READ MORE »

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