Chris Tarry bass teacherToday we welcome pro bassist Chris Tarry of christarrylessons.com to share his perspective on the vital importance of listening skills for great musical performance and playing well as part of a band.
 
There’s perfect pitch, good relative pitch, chordal recognition, rhythmic recall… All of it important, to be sure.

But when it comes to playing, performing, or writing music—which is hopefully why we’re all here—it can be difficult to figure out how such skills are used, especially when we’re in front of our instruments and the drummer is reaching for