• Playing music is great fun. Playing music with other people is even better. If you play an instrument, or want to learn to play an instrument the odds are you can find a bunch of friendly people near you to play with.

    But before you start jamming, there are some things you need to know. This test covers some of the basics of jam etiquette, and throws in a little music theory. Even if you don't play (yet) -- common sense will get you a long way.

    Disclaimer: I play bass in old-time and bluegrass jams, so my bias may show. If you are a hard-rocker your jams may be different.

    Let's play!