Category: Play by ear

06/03/2012 / Play by ear
06/01/2012 / Play by ear

Over the course of the next few months I will discuss how to play melody and chords simultaneously: Stringed instruments such as the banjo and guitar have many strings. However, a lot of attention is placed on “single-note” lines that…

05/07/2012 / Play by ear

Let’s begin by first explaining the process of learning by ear: Suppose you wanted to learn how to play a simple nursery rhyme like “London Bridge is Falling Down” or “Three Blind Mice.” One would more than likely not seek…