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Jazz Guitar Lessons: Scale Recognition Ear Training

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Scale Recognition Ear Training.
So just as we were trying to recognize
chords and intervals in ear training,
you should do the same thing with scales,
arpeggios, and
even more advanced interval combinations
like patterns and stuff like that.
Same thing really.
It's just the same concept.
If you can either do it with a friend or
create some, and
we will actually provide some on the site.
Just put down some examples of different
scales like an E, an E major scale.
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And
then change it to
the harmonic minor scale.
Play it back for yourself and see.
Do it in different orders.
Do it in different keys.
Recognize which scale it is.
You know, if it jumps out to you.
If it doesn't, try to find
something that makes you remember.
For me, I always remember
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that sort of has that swami Hindu sound
with that
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3rd interval that,
it's called a 2nd in this, that scale,
so whatever you find that,
that helps you recognize a certain thing,
use it.
It's, it's all about finding
techniques and tips and tricks for
you to make it as easy as
you can to recognize sound.
The same application can be
applied to arpeggio recognition,
and even more advanced patterns.
You know you can do 3rd, 4th,
5th and we can get into those.
And just do the same thing,
try to find somebody to do it with you, or
make up your own.
We will also provide some examples
on the site of an arpeggio
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and then change it to from a major 7 to
a minor 7.
And test yourself.
Do it in different keys.
And try to push yourself and extend the
capacity of your ear to recognize sounds,
to recognize the tonal color,
the differences in shading
of one sound to another.
And then, as we get more advanced and
try to learn solos by your favorite
jazz guitar players it'll help you.
To be able to decipher what they're doing.
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