Jack Tuttle
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I teach at Gryphon. They are good guys and will treat you right.


I teach a three hour workshop called Music Theory for Bluegrass which is most of the theory a person needs to know for bluegrass and nothing more. When I studied theory in college, I found most of what I learned didn't apply to the bluegrass world since it was based on classical music. It was a very inefficient way for me to learn what I wanted to know, so I ended up taking private lessons in music theory. When I put this class together, I was careful to only include things that applied directly to bluegrass.

Here is the handout from the class: Music Theory Handout

Here is an interesting look at the physics of pitch and western scales.

Physics of Pitch

Updated December 21, 2019