Ear Training For Beginners #1

Ear Training For Beginners #1

2017-11-02T13:21:10+00:00September 30th, 2014|12 Comments

This week I’m giving the first lesson in the ear training course. It’s a step by step guide to the absolute basics of finding a note or phrase on the bass and internalising anything you play by way of singing along to yourself.

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12 Comments

  1. Mark Barletta February 16, 2015 at 9:01 pm - Reply

    I appreciate your dedication instructing me with ear training. That helped a great deal with finding the correct note fast on my bass. I deduce by general principle to find the correct note by ear.
    My singing is better than my bass playing but I will get there in good time and I find much pleasure in playing bass.
    Thank you very much Mark,

  2. Steve Santamarina April 25, 2015 at 11:57 am - Reply

    Hi Mark, thanks for this lesson. it really helps a lot, not only to transcribe songs, but also when you play with other players.. Please post the second part…. :).
    Thanks.

  3. Let Chin April 25, 2015 at 3:45 pm - Reply

    Thanks, Mark, for providing this great website. I found your instructions to be most helpful!

  4. Caroline Lambert May 6, 2015 at 1:16 pm - Reply

    Thanks Mark, rally helpful website.

  5. Kirk Thill September 22, 2015 at 4:17 am - Reply

    Another good lesson Mark. Hey, your singing isn’t garbage. Heck, you sound a lot better than Lionel Hampton. LOL

  6. Andrew Sigmon September 29, 2015 at 3:26 pm - Reply

    Can any one tell me how to tune drop c
    Or D flat i can tune drop D but i dont under stand how to tune these. any help would be great . You can hit me up fireboxguy8180@gmail.com

  7. Tobias Chisenga October 5, 2015 at 11:44 am - Reply

    This is great, I have discovered a musical gold mine. I am so luky!!

  8. Charla Story April 10, 2016 at 3:10 pm - Reply

    Thank you for blessing us with your encouraging and motivating lessons; they are extremely beneficial. Please let us know when the next ear training lesson is available.

  9. Norzelle Balloon November 5, 2017 at 1:50 pm - Reply

    Looking forward to see what Talkingbass Lesson’s has’s. Iam a beginning bass player. Training my ear is what Iam play by.

  10. Steve Mccall April 1, 2018 at 5:05 am - Reply

    Thanks for the lesson

  11. Chuck May 4, 2018 at 6:56 pm - Reply

    If going slow I try and sing the actual letter of the note I’m playing.

  12. Charlie'jenkins June 8, 2018 at 9:35 am - Reply

    Comment…pls how can I master all the sounds of my notes in the bass

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