Ear Training

Ear training is very important to the learning musician. Many jazz musicians learn to play by ear which is as natural as learning a language. Meanwhile, other musicians learn theory and read music, they sometimes forget to train their ears to recognize the notes, chords, rhythms and intervals that they hear. Both are great to do so that you know what you hear as well as understand how the music works.

Step 1: Hear Intervals

Step 2: Hear Chords and Their Specific Tensions

Step 3: Hear Rhythm and it's Nuances

Step 4,5,6,7... Transcribing

Here is a wonderful free online website for ear training intervals, chords, scales.