Start Playing By Ear | Easy Ear Training

Start Playing By Ear

Featuring a comprehensive array of tips, resources and advice, Start Playing By Ear debunks the myth that only gifted musicians can play a song just by listening to it. In fact, with hard work and the right guidance, anyone can do it.

Many people give up trying to learn to play by ear, because they’re not a ‘natural’. Instead, they waste time looking for that magic solution that will solve all their musical problems overnight.

The reality? The best way to learn to play by ear is to… play by ear!

This means practising and working at it – there is no magic bullet, but this guide will give you all the explanations and tips you need to get there yourself.

Start Playing By Ear will help you:

  • Learn to play by ear
  • Improve quickly
  • Enjoy playing by ear from day one

Anyone who plays music can learn to play by ear, and you’ll notice the results almost immediately.


This fundamental musical skill will be yours. Whatever level you’re at, learning to play by ear helps you:

  • Play songs after just hearing them
  • Create new music and melodies
  • Improvise compelling new musical solos

“Trying to “play by ear” is a simple yet confusing topic but the material was very well explained and the resource links were very pertinent and valuable.

I truly believe this book has tremendous value for beginners and more experienced musicians as well.

After reading it I want to take a break from further training material… and just play by ear!”

— Jeff Ramos-Boehm, Arizona, US


Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro, learning to play by ear can enhance your abilities. You’ll be guided through with musical examples to help you master each lesson along the way. You’ll be able to find out what works best for you, to help you learn to play by ear.


You’ll get the best recommendations for what resources to use, both off and online, to help you continue learning long after you’ve read the book, including:

  • Websites
  • Videos
  • Software
  • … and lots more!

“The information is explained so simply that anyone can understand it.

The complex theory is stripped away and you’re left with just what you need to get started.

I didn’t even realize half of the resources listed in the book existed!”

— Casey Mathews, USA


Too many people with musical skill don’t feel like “real musicians”, because they can’t play by ear. Add this invaluable ability to your skillset, and no longer feel bound to sheet music. Instead:

  • Create your own music
  • Improvise easily
  • Play freely, with confidence

Get rid of that fear and intimidation factor you get from other musicians who can play by ear, and never feel trapped or limited by what you can play ever again. You’ll be introduced to easy, accessible techniques that will get you over the mental block of getting started, and put you on the path to mastery that will be both quick and enjoyable.

Start playing by ear today:

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