Bluegrass music is typically American type of music. In fact bluegrass music had its roots in traditional music of Ireland, Scotland and England as well. Immigrants from Europe brought over their traditional music that eventually was mixed with jazz and blues. Many of those immigrants moved to Appalachian area. So bluegrass music comes from mountainous area of the Appalachian chain and it is in some kind of country music. Bluegrass music is firmly associated with countryside and farms. Mainly it was developed in the Blue Ridges during the 1940s. So it is fairly new type of American music.