What do you mean I have to learn scales? Can’t I just play like you play? Huh?
You have to scale the walls. Playing by ear is a lifetime endeavor. You will always be learning as a musician and as a person. So one of the things that help you learn to play by ear is knowledge of the different musical scales that currently exist. In most modern popular music, there are two main scales that everyone should learn [Drumroll]
They are Major Scales and Minor Scales. They are the foundation of all the modern popular music. So it behooves you to learn them. Why?
It helps you to Play It By Ear.
So until next time keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars