I always preach: learn jazz standards by ear, not sheet music. The benefits are numerous. Many find it easy to learn a melody by ear, but chord progressions are a totally different story.

In this video, we take a look at a “mystery chord progression” and together go through my process for figuring out the chord changes, without my instrument and without sheet music. This is a longer video, but I’m holding nothing back!

Important Links and Resources

Suggested Resource:

I do mention my ear training course at the end that may be helpful to you if you need to work on some of the fundamentals. Find it here.

Further Reading:

How to Learn Chord Progressions by Ear.

30 Stepsto Better Jazz Playing

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