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Bossa and Samba Ear Training V2

Exercises for Applied Bossa and Samba Ear Training V2

Practice Perfect Applied Applied Bossa and Samba Ear Training V2

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What is Practice Perfect?

The Practice Perfect Applied Jazz Ear Training Series of books provides multiple ways for a musician to hone their ear training skills through exercises that use real music. That is, these exercises place a musician in a real live music situation simulating the contexts most associated with performance.

The Applied Jazz Ear Training Series includes the following kinds of exercises:

  • Examples of common chord progressions found in the jazz lexicon with Piano, Bass and Drums. Both interpreted and semi-strict interpretations are included.
  • Exercises where you only hear the bass playing the chord changes while you are prompted to sing or guess notes within the key center.
  • Just the piano playing the changes, with or without a key center drone and then prompted to sing or guess notes within the key center.

This course is structured for beginning to advanced students. The Bossa and Sambas vary from simple to highly complex and cover Major and Minor key centers.

Additional Materials found in the Applied Bossa and Samba Ear Training Course

This course also contains the exercises above as well as a video for each chord progression

Examples of the Audio Tracks Found on Practice Perfect Applied Bossa and Samba Ear Training Volume Two

Keep in mind that for each exercise there are either a Soprano, Alto and Tenor voice used sing the answer. There are 240 exercises found in this course. A total of 10 common Bossa and Samba chord progressions are presented. There are various examples of all three of these below:

Excerpts from Practice Perfect Applied Bossa and Samba Ear Training Volume Two

Progression plays a brief drone during the count off to establish the key center. There are 10 common Bossa and Samba chord progressions presented below. See if you can guess which tune it is! :) Each chord progression gives you 12 listening and 12 singing exercises. You will find one of these examples for each of the 10 chord progressions below:

  • Listening Exercise With Bass Only
  • Singing Exercise with Drone and Alto Voice
  • Singing Exercise with Bass Only and Alto Voice
  • Singing Exercise with Tenor Voice
  • Listening Exercise With Drone at Medium Tempo
  • Listening Exercise with Drone at Fast Tempo
  • Singing Exercise With Soprano Voice
  • Singing Exercise with Soprano Voice
  • Listening Exercise at Fast Tempo
  • Singing Exercise with Soprano Voice

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Additional Information for Practice Perfect Applied Bossa and Samba Ear Training Volume Two:

  • ISBN: 978-1-59489-310-0
  • 4 page PDF giving ideas and suggestions for practice.
  • Singing and Listening MP3s 240 in Total
  • 10 Videos

What people are saying:

There is such a diversity of applied ear training in the muse-eek.com catalog. I’ve worked with many of the 10 Volumes that cover various styles as well as the Rhythm Changes course. I love both the singing and listen exercises because they are graduated so I can find a level that allows me to improvise on my instrument while I do ear training. Super Hip! J. Leauning

I’ve worked with the Blues and Minor Blues Courses and I’m just getting started with the Bossa and Samba Ear Training. My favorite files are the ones with the drone. If I listen to those for a week or so and then try the others I do much better. Appreciate the recommendations Mr. Arnold gave me via email. Y. Oliver

I started a few months ago with One Note Ear Training After I was getting around 50% correct answers Mr. Arnold recommended I start with these Practice Perfect Applied Ear Training courses. What a riot to actually hear music. This is such a blessing in my life! Thanks!!! I. Victors

I love improvising with these as I do Ear Training. I’m short on practice time so this really helps me kill two birds with one stone… J. Anders

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Muse-Eek Publishing Company is a publishing house with a broad focus on music education. Muse-Eek also publishes fine art and poetry books, and has its own record label, Muse-Eek Records. Our online presence, Muse-Eek.com specializes in the publication of music workbooks, video courses and sound and video recordings that teach the foundation of good musicianship through groundbreaking and innovative methods along with traditional methods that have been taught for centuries. These historic methods date back through centuries of great musicians and educators. To see these interesting relationship please see Bruce Arnold's Music Education Genealogy Chart which tells you a lot about the where many of his educational ideas took root and some of the educational pillars that are evident throughout the books you find on this website. The Muse-Eek Records catalogue contains a diverse selection of music much of it by Bruce Arnold in collaboration with some of today's best players in classical, jazz, rock and avant-garde music. These are available in CD, DVD and mp3 formats. We believe in a working relationship with our music education customers; they are free to interact with the author after purchasing a book to help them through any material they don’t understand or which they need further clarification. We also have a member's area which contains a wealth of free information to help a student understand music at a deeper level and access additional files for our books. Many of our books offer cutting edge ideas regarding ear training, guitar technique, rhythm and time. These methods have a proven track record. Our main author Bruce Arnold has taught at some of the most prestigious music schools in the world, including Princeton, Dartmouth, Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, The New School and NYU. Along with Mr. Arnold's publications on the Muse-eek.com website he has also written books and appeared in educational DVDs for MelBay and Truefire. Over the years Mr Arnold has used his experiences with his students to develop a program that can elevate a musician's ability to world class caliber. If you have questions about any of our books or recordings please send us an email. Along with general questions about either our record label or our publishing company we also welcome questions to help a student choose the proper materials to reach their goals. We have over 300 products to help you learn any style of music and to develop your musicianship to its peak. We also make recommendations for practice schedules for students who use our methods to get the most out of their study time. This, along with personal interaction with Bruce through email, nurtures the student's ability through a closely monitored situation, ensuring there is no wasted time or misunderstanding.