If you play any music at all, you can teach your children. More: You can make it fun for them, and fun for you. And you can have fun together.
The principles of playing by ear apply to learning a song, and they can help you make the song “your own”, so you play it with feeling and with style.
by the Righteous Brothers
Mr. Tambourine Man, by Bob Dylan (video below)
Ride On — A lovely song by Christy Moore. (video below)
See below for a beautiful rendition by Paddy Reilly and the Dubliners (thanks to Sue and Ron for the link!)
The TuneTutor program was something I was working on at one time, in an attempt to use the computer to help people learn to play music by ear. It’s a project I haven’t worked on in a very long time. This page gives a synopsis, and tells