Everything you learn about playing music by ear from spending just a bit of time at the piano will be info you can translate to playing the guitar.
Posts by Darrin Koltow:
The guitar may not the best instrument to learn songs by ear. The notes are laid out on the guitar in a way that invites confusion for the player.
Let’s continue our exploration of playing guitar by ear. This time out we’re going to look at reasons for playing by ear.
Too many people believe that they can’t learn to play guitar by ear. You don’t need a degree in music to understand a few things that will make this easier.
Darrin Koltow shares some quick tips on learning melodies on the guitar by ear. Lots of useful tips in this short article.
We’re working with some of our favorite melodies, to figure what they do, so we can do them, to craft our own melodies. Makes sense, right?
Great melodies often use a lot of repetition. How can we take a melody and play around with it without playing the exact same thing over and over?
Do you ever get bored with your own guitar playing? Are you looking for something fresh? There are a lot of things you can do to help you get unstuck.