Did you know that Cajun & Creole music is not a written tradition?
Before students are ready to play “by ear” we use what’s called tablature or tabs.
It’s not sheet music, which is both too complex and too constrained for folk tunes.
Tabs are a great tool to use as you get used to playing “by ear”, a crucial skill for players interested in mastering folk music.
I now include standard notation to help you wean yourself off of reading music - no charge!