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LJS 60: How to Develop Relative Pitch (Feat. Aimee Nolte)

Welcome to episode 60 of the LJS Podcast where today we have special guest jazz pianist and vocalist Aimee Nolte on the show to talk about developing relative pitch. Wouldn’t it be awesome to hear a note being played and know exactly what it is, even if you don’t have perfect pitch? Aimee teaches us how. Listen in!

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Learn more about today’s guest at aimeenolte.com

In this episode

  1. How Aimee found out she has perfect pitch.
  2. How to define a note by discovering your “Perfect Pitch Jam.”
  3. How to take your Perfect Pitch Jam and use intervals and scales to discover new notes.
  4. The importance of being able to sing what you hear.
  5. Aimee puts Brent to the test with an ear training exercise.

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstrahttp://www.brentvaartstra.com
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for learnjazzstandards.com which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."

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