Chromatic Interval Ear Training

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Lesson Description

This lesson follows up the Diatonic Interval Ear Training lesson with the five chromatic intervals: the minor 2nd, minor 3rd, augmented 4th/diminished 5th, minor 6th and minor 7th. Learn how to associate these intervals with the first few notes of standard jazz tunes and then take a quiz to test your ability to hear them. An additional quiz tests you on all twelve intervals, the eight diatonic intervals from the Diatonic Interval Ear Training lesson and the five chromatic intervals from this lesson.


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Five Essential Seventh Chords

Diatonic Interval Ear Training

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Course Curriculum

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chromatic Interval Ear Training Quiz 1
Chromatic Interval Ear Training Quiz 2
Chromatic Interval Ear Training Quiz 3
Chromatic Interval Ear Training Quiz 4
Practice Sessions & Playalongs
Further Listening

What's included?

7 Videos
5 Quizzes
1 Survey
2 Texts
1 Download
Bill Rinehart
Bill Rinehart

About the instructor

Bill did undergraduate work at the Berklee College of Music and holds the M.Mus. degree in Jazz Studies from the Boston Conservatory/Berklee College of Music where he studied with Ray Santisi and Charlie Banacos. Bill taught and played extensively around the Boston area for the better part of two decades appearing everywhere from the legendary Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge MA to a long stand at the Hampshire House on Beacon Hill in Boston before relocating to the Raleigh-Durham NC area where he teaches full-time on