How Well Known Songs can Improve our Ability to Play by Ear
Once you get comfortable with the exercises in Chp1, from last March, you can now use them in a practical application with music that you are personally familiar with. It doesn't matter what genre…nursery rhymes,folk songs,pop tunes, anything will work.
Sit down with your instrument and pick out the tunes.
Once you get a handle on this let's go to the next level,by searching for tunes that are diatonically based, meaning that the melody goes up or down the scale.
See the 2 examples below.