Jody Hughes Music Posts

03/17/2013 / Play by ear

Before practicing, one must take an honest look at one’s playing and find the areas that need improvement. Making the improvement and staying on the path to progress isn’t always easy. It’s not as simple…

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12/16/2012 / Lessons
11/29/2012 / Lessons

The Musical Alphabet is notated using letters.This alphabet consists of the letters A through G. There are no notes named H, I, and so on. Once you get to G, it starts back at A.…

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

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