A common quote about reading music
“…and do you know, [insert name] can’t even read music? Isn’t that amazing?”
We’ve all heard this line or something very similar to it.
To someone that dabbled in learning classical piano or violin back when they were at school, it might seem that the ability to read music is essential. But really it’s nothing more than a method of communicating information.
So, do guitarists need to learn to read music? This depends primarily on two things:
- The style of music they ...