The “1-10” Ear Training Test

Here is an effective way to test and push your ability to hear each note that is being sounded in a chord. Spend a few minutes each day on this ear training test, pushing yourself to hear more and more each day! And if you want to really sharpen your ear training skills, I highly recommend this Ear Training Book!

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How To Use Diminished Chords

Here is a simple way to start to use diminished chords in your chord progressions and melodies.

For ideas on diminished chord applications, check out The Barry Harris Workshop DVD – Part One (4 Dvds/workbook), here:

Also check out The Barry Harris Workshop DVD – Part 2 (4 Dvds/workbook), here:

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Hear Chords On Guitar

Being able to hear chords on guitar can be one of the most challenging things to master.

Often, the only chance we get to train our ears to hear chords on the guitar, is at a jam session or on the bandstand for a gig.

I have been in search for an ear training app that can allow me to consistently practice hearing chords on the guitar. I found it.

Read on for links on where to get it, how it works, and my thoughts about this awesome ear training app.

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Permanent Relative Pitch

Making your relative pitch permanent, in a short period of time, and immediately applicable to musical situations requires consistency in your practice.

Ear Train Anywhere has provided a boat load of effective relative pitch ear training tips and resources for practicing your ear training just about anywhere.

This ear training resource is perfect for those with a busy schedule, lack a musical ear training partner, or simply want to increase the frequency of their ear training!

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Ear Training App Perfect For The “1-10” Ear Training Test

For me, the “1-10” Ear Training Test has been the most effective method for learning how to hear chords.

Recently, I bought an iPad and my initial instinct was to turn this device into the ultimate ear training machine!

Although, this app is not intended as an ear training app, I use it as one… and you’ll see why!

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Absolute Pitch Possible?

A long time a go Chris Aruffo created this website that housed many articles of his ongoing research about developing absolute pitch, particularly for adults.

This site shared interesting points of view and was also an excellent resource of references pertaining the the research and study of absolute pitch.

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Hear Chord Tones With These Two Online Resources

If you can effortlessly hear chord tones, then playing improvised solos over a set of unfamiliar chord changes (particularly during a jam session), drastically simplifies.

Recently, I came across two websites that provide chord progressions and even single chords of various qualities, that can be used to practice focusing on hearing chord tones.

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Online Interval Ear Training Resource

Many interval ear training resources can be found online, where you can test and train yourself with hearing musical intervals to develop relative pitch.

However, you will often find these resources to be slow, clunky, and difficult to customize your ear training session.

This interval ear training resource is not like that at all!

Its user interface makes it easy to select the intervals you want to focus on. It responds quickly, provides notation, and best of all it’s free online.

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Chord Triad MP3 Ear Training Tracks

On a previous article, A Jazz Piano Chord Approach That Will Stretch Your Ears, I discussed how combinations of the different types of chord triads can be used to create any complex chord.

This website gives you 67 ear training MP3 tracks to practice hearing and recognizing basic chord triads. Get it now, while it’s still FREE!

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Practice Your Relative Pitch Anywhere!

Practice hearing melodic and harmonic intervals just about anywhere with relative pitch ear training mp3’s!

With relative pitch ear training mp3’s, you can load intervals into your mp3 player, allowing you to take your relative pitch practice wherever you go!

If you want permanent relative pitch, practicing consistently is the key. These relative pitch ear training mp3’s will help you do just that!

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Hear The Root Note Of Any Chord

How quickly can you hear the root note of a chord?

Being able to hear the root note of a chord is critical to hearing, understanding, and/or reharmonizing any chord progression.

Hear root notes, and you’ll be able to know and play the chords for any song.

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