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How to Listen Effectively: The Basics of Relative Pitch

​When it comes to effectively listening to music to learn new songs, there’s different ways to do it:

1) Perfect Pitch

2) Relative Pitch

Now, before we get started discussing what relative pitch is, let me briefly cover perfect pitch. 2,334 more words

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Diatonic Chords

Last month, we looked at the major scale, which has been foundational to Western music for 400 years.   Each of the 7 notes in that major scale can function as the root of a… 967 more words

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Developing Hand - Ear Coordination

Do you want your improvised solos to soar and delight your audiences?  The first and most important step to achieve this is to develop the link between your ears and your fingers. 1,239 more words

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What is "Ear Training"?

It is a thrilling moment when a musician first experiences the freedom of playing without reliance on the printed score.  To be able to play a melody by ear or to spontaneously create an improvised solo never before heard provides joy not to be missed by the player  committed to musical excellence. 784 more words

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Weekly Round-up 6/27/16

Performances: No performances scheduled in June at the moment, but…

The Satellites: July 7th 11pm @ Icehouse

Brass Lassie: July 9th, sets at 11a and 2pm, … 149 more words

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Weekly Round-up 6/20/16

Performances: No performances scheduled in June at the moment, but…

The Satellites: July 7th 11pm @ Icehouse

Brass Lassie: July 9th, sets at 11a and 2pm, … 133 more words

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passing out

Alternate title: acing those placement exams.

Congratulations! You made it past auditions, and now you get to be a fancy masters or doctoral student and live out all your fantasies of striding down the halls of the music building while wee undergrads swivel their heads in awe! 364 more words

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