“Sing, Sing A Song…”

Remember that song? Oh, you don’t… sorry. Well, anyway, this post isn’t about singing (per se). More about improvisational skills and ear training. Seem to be my two favorite topics these days, eh?

November 24, 2009 · kengon · No Comments
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More on Ear Training – Thoughts on Relative Pitch for the iPhone

All, OK. I’ve now had a chance to play with the iPhone application “Relative Pitch”. I cannot say that I’ve gone through the entire app, but I’ve gone through most of it and done enough work to give an informed, unbiased report back to you.

October 24, 2009 · kengon · 2 Comments
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On Ear Training…

Hi Gang, Sorry to be away for so long, but it’s been a busy time for me. More on that to follow. A few weeks ago, the cell phone I’ve had since 2004 started to just fall apart on me (Nokia 6820). Was a great phone and I hated the thought of giving it up. […]

October 14, 2009 · kengon · 2 Comments
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Using Your Senses Makes Sense

As I’ve been returning to guitar and taking on studying jazz, I’ve found that I’m bringing together a number of different elements to help enhance my capabilities. For example, in my efforts to (re-)learn the fretboard, I’m approaching this from several directions: Sight reading Ear training Chord construction

September 2, 2009 · kengon · No Comments
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