How do I improve my musical hearing?

Finally we’ve reached the big question! Over the last few days I’ve told you all sorts of things about musical hearing. I’ve told you what it is, 3 signs that it’s holding your playing back, the specific benefits you’ll get when you develop it and how you can tell where your musical hearing is at.…

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How do I tell if my musical hearing is good, bad or ugly?

Welcome to lesson 3 in our series on musical hearing. So far we’ve covered what musical hearing is, 3 signs that it’s holding your playing back and the incredible benefits of developing your musical hearing. Today I want to get down to business. I’ll explain to you how you can tell where your musical hearing…

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What will developing my musical hearing do for me?

Welcome to part 2 in our 4 part series on musical hearing. In the first lesson I explained what musical hearing is and I told you about 3 signs that it’s making your life harder than it should be! If you haven’t read it yet, I recommend you click here to check it out now.…

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How to Practice Your Instrument and Train Your Ears at the Same Time

In case you hadn’t guessed by now I love ear training and I think it’s super important to include focused ear training in your practice routine. But at the end of the day we don’t train our ears to get better at ear training, we do it to become better musicians. So if you’re looking…

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The Single Moment That Changed The Way I Played Music Forever

C, E, F. In one moment I heard those 3 notes – C, E and F – and the way I thought about music and the way I played changed for good. So what was so special about those three notes? Before I can tell you, allow me to set the scene… I was playing…

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How long does it take to train your ears?

There’s an important question that I get asked regularly by musicians interested in training their ears and becoming better players: “How long will it take me to train my ears, now that I know the right way to do it?” This is a great question. It’s much easier to decide how much ear training you…

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The secret to memorizing music easily

If you wanted to memorize a piece of music, how would you go about it? You would practice it over and over again, so that you start to remember the notes right? Then as you’re getting better, you would look away from the written music while you play, so you force yourself to play from…

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Make sure you’re not making any of these 3 ear training mistakes

This post is an excerpt from our free e-book: “The Ultimate Guide to Ear Training”. If you’d like to read the rest of the guide, you can click here to gain free access! Up to now, I’ve told you about the two main areas of ear training: musical hearing and aural recognition, and how you…

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The solution to all your problems: Develop your musical hearing…

In my last post, I told you about 3 signs that your ears are holding your playing back. If you’re suffering from these three problems (or one of a host of other related problems), it is because your ears are lacking in one area. For some reason, not many people seem to talk about this…

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Three signs that your musical hearing is holding your playing back…

Musical hearing?! Did you just read the headline above and wonder what on earth I’m talking about? If you did, don’t worry, you haven’t missed out on something important that everyone else knows about music. In fact I’d be very surprised if you had seen the term musical hearing used like this before considering I…

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