Brian Dickinson: The Ears have Walls
The Ears have Walls
Book with 3 CDs
This book is a comprehensive approach to ear training that will greatly improve every player's grasp of harmonic, melodic and rhythmic concepts. Although geared to the jazz improviser, this book will prove beneficial to all types of players and all instruments. The varied examples in this book cover extensive musical vocabulary starting from simple diatonic melodies and chord progressions, working through modal, bop and pentatonic ideas. Beginners to seasoned professionals will find that The Ears Have Walls can help them to become more fluent improvisers. The three accompanying CD recordings offer hours of practice in hearing the chords, intervals and progressions a contemporary jazz player needs to be familiar with.
Brian Dickinson has used the ear training system detailed in this book over many years and it has proven to be very successful.(ISMN 9790206304859)