Tom van der Geld (b.1947)

New Ear Training for Rock, Pop & Jazz 1

A Complete Course for the Jazz, Rock & Pop Musician

for: Voice (melody instrument]

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.193786
Author/ComposerTom van der Geld
Languagesgerman, english
Scope128 pages; 17 × 24 cm
Release year2011
Publisher/ProducerSchott Music
Producer No.ED 8324
29.50 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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It is the musical reactions and flexibility that put the finishing touches to a performance. But often a lack of listening comprehension will present an obstacle to improvising and ensemble-playing.This is where 'Die neue Gehörbildung' by Tom van der Geld comes in – with a structured training for better listening comprehension in jazz and jazz-related music.

His carefully crafted method with many examples and dictation exercises leads, step by step, to a well-trained ear. Music theory is added wherever it helps to make listening easier.

The present new edition of Volume 1 includes lessons on intervals, triads and tetrads, scales as well as important connections of chords. In addition, it contains three special chapters on rhythm. Including CD-ROM with worksheets and solutions for printing.


  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Chromatic Scale
  • Rhythm Studies (1)
  • Major Scale and Key Centers
  • Intervals and Inversions
  • Modes
  • Rhythm Studies (2)
  • Triads
  • Rhythm Studies (3)
  • Diatonic Seventh Chords
  • Secondary Dominants
  • Deminished Seventh Chord
  • Acknowledgments
  • Appendix