GuitaWorld.com is revisiting Steve Vai's classic mag column, "The Ultra Zone," for this crash course in ear training.
I could never overstate the importance of a musician’s need to develop his or her ear. Actually, I believe that developing a good “inner ear” — the art of being able to decipher musical components solely through listening — is the most important element in becoming a good musician. Possessing a healthy imagination is a necessary ingredient for creativity.
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