Keep It Groovy: Ways To Read Music – Notation, TAB, and Charts

Don’t let the funky groove at the top fool you, this video is all down to business!

In the latest episode of “Keep It Groovy,” we’ll cover a variety of ways you might read music, from standard notation to TAB to various forms of shorthand or Nashville Number Charts.

Whether you’re reading through method books in the privacy of your practice room, attempting to work your way through jazz standards, or joining a singer-songwriter for a jam, this overview might come in handy!

Ryan Madora is a professional bass player, author, and educator living in Nashville, TN. In addition to touring and session work, she teaches private lessons and masterclasses to students of all levels. Visit her website to learn more!

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