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Hear And Play by Jermaine Griggs. All You Need To Know

Updated on November 11, 2017

Hear and Play Review.

The Product: Hear and Play Music

The Owner(s): Jermaine Griggs

Website: http://www.hearandplay.com/

In this review, we here at Review2Sound are going to take a look into this play by ear product by Jermaine Griggs. Here below is a table of contents if you wish to jump quickly to other parts that may be of more interest to you.

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Intro

So you want to learn how to hear any song and be able to play it on the piano, guitar, organ, drum or your favourite instrument? If this is the case you’ve come to the right review for the right course. Whatever your reasons are for wanting to learn how to play by ear, whether it be as a personal improvement of your skills or simply to impress friends at a party, it is an achievable goal.

Wikipedia defines playing by ear as the ability of a person to reproduce a piece of music that they’ve head without seeing the music sheet or observing someone else playing that music.

Although it’s a very difficult skill to acquire, a step-by-step training method accompanied by correct guidance can actually give good results. On this page we are going to look into one of such training courses.

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What is the hear and play course by Jermaine Griggs?Jermaine Griggs

This is actually a whole system or suite of individual courses (put together by Jermaine Griggs as well as other top musicians) in audio-visual format created to guide aspiring musicians or enthusiasts, from the very basics to advanced level, to learn how to play music on instruments by ear. It is one of the oldest and most established of courses when it comes to this subject.

Hearandplay.com the domain, was bought and created in the year 2000 by its founder Jermain Griggs and he claims to have helped hundreds of thousands of students learn how to play by ear their favorite instruments like guitars, drums, piano, organs etc learn to play music by simply listening to it.

All Jermaine wanted was to help teach aspiring musicians how to learn to play instruments by ear. Today he is happy to have done so judging by the amounts of students that have passed through the training and the testimonials on his music by ear website as well as on the internet in general.

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What Courses Make Up The HearandPlay.com Music System?

Over a period of over 17 years, the hear and play course has balloned into a multitude of separate stand alone courses that are very targeted to your level and interest of playing. These courses are complete in their own right and are capable of teaching you exactly what you are interested in learning.

All you need to do is look through the list we provide here below and select the course you want. The main benefit of this is that you skip through the fluff and get straight on to learning exactly what you need to learn to improve a specific area of skill.

In addition to the paid courses, the hear and pay system also provides totally free training at all levels for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. There are also a lot of free training on their youtube channel as well as theis regular itunes podcast. Feel free to check them out and familiarize yourself with the system and community.

Here below are the list of the paid products (along with the training format, price and a very brief summary) that comprise and make up the hear and play learning system.

They are all covered by 365 days money back guarantee.

1. 4 Steps To Next Level Playing Workbook (Book format/Ebook – $49)

 4-steps-to-next-level-playing-workbookThis is an all basis covered 110-page book that helps you understand the basics of learning to play by ear. It is in a workbook format and breaks down and illustrates the charts, cords and patterns you need to learn to play your songs on your instrument of choice quickly.

– You’ll learn about the fantastic four chords and formulas that help you customize big extended chords for yourself.
You’ll learn about the “Minor Chord Trick”, Diatonic chords of the major key, Triads and bigger seventh chords.
– You’ll learn about the “Chord Transposition” chart, the Number System, Inverting Large Chords as well as a simple explaination of the Circle of Fifths. The section of the circle of fifths is the focal point of this course as it is a very imporatant point to learn if you want to hear and play songs fast.

Click here see this course and its details on the product page.

2. Hear and Play Chords 101 : Introduction To Chords (Audio Format CD/Downloadable – $43 to $47)hear-and-play-chords-101

The hear and play Chords 101 course is in audio format with over 2 hours of training. It is in a physical CD as well as a downloadable audio file format. The whole point of this product is for you to listen to the step by step instructions and to be able to construct your own chords and apply them to playing your songs by ear.

Click here see this course and its details on the product page.

3. Hear and Play Chords 102: The Power of Seventh Chords (Audio Format CD/Downloadable – $43 to $47)hear-and-play-chords-102

This audio training sessions continues where the 101 series left off. It focuses on the various types of seventh chords and why you need to learn them to effectively learn to play by ear.

This audio series can be purchased together with the 101 series for a discounded price.

Click here see this course and its details on the product page.

4. GospelKeys 101: Hymns & Congregational Songs (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable – $47) gospel-keys-101

If you love gospel songs and hymns and you’ve always wanted to learn to play them on instruments, then this is the first and basic hear and play course for you. It is for beginners and is made to help you solidify your gospel playing after hearing foundations.

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5. GospelKeys 202: Mastering Worship Chords (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable – $75)GospelKeys 202 Mastering Worship Chords

This video training course is a followup to the 101 “learn how to play gospel music by ear online” version. It is a step-by-step guide that teaches you how to play contemporary worship music by ear. In this course you will learn various cards you can play that range from minor up to 13th and much more. The goal is to be able to play full chord progressions and songs like “Hallelujah”, by the end of the training.

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6. GospelKeys 300: Exploring Praise Songs and Charismatic Styles (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable + Ebook – $55)GospelKeys 300 Exploring Praise Songs and Charismatic Styles

This course is part of the gospel line of products by hear and play and it focuses on teaching you how to play praise songs. In addition to an 80 page e-book, it’s made up of over two hours of step-by-step over the shoulder footage as well as integration techniques of chord progressions in praise songs. It includes lessons on hand clapping, toe tapping and foot stomping praise songs and its main objective is to enable you to play these types songs by the end of the training.

Click here see this course and its details on the product page.

7. GospelKeys 500: Uptempo Shouting Music (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable – $55)GospelKeys 500 Uptempo Shouting Music

This course follows up on the 300 version of the gospelkeys series and it focuses on step-by-step over the shoulder video training for up-tempo shouting spirit filled music. The aim is to enable you to play up-tempo gospel high tempo music on the piano, keyboard or organ. You will learn how to keep the “shouting period” going strong using several left-hand right hand chordal movements and techniques.

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8. GospelKeys Urban Pro 600: Contemporary Chords and Progressions (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable – $89)GospelKeys Urban Pro 600 Contemporary Chords Progressions

This 5.5 hour video training course was created with the assistance of gospel musician Mr. Jonathan Powell. It is a step-by-step over the shoulder guide in which Jonathan teaches you all of his techniques when it comes to playing contemporary Urban worship music by ear.you learn how to fill up your card voicings sounds, how to effortlessly make left and right hands work together, the dos and don’ts of playing contemporary urban gospel music as well as most of the reasons why most musicians fail to make it in this field.

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9. GospelKeys Urban Pro 625: Phat Urban Chords Explored (Audio music course format)GospelKeys Urban Pro 625 Phat Urban Chords Explored

This is a follow-up to gospelkeys Urban pro 600 and it’s an audio course that includes 57 urban and contemporary chords to practice with in your real life scenarios.

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10. Christmas Keys Vol. 1: Conquering Christmas Classics (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable – $89)Christmas Keys Vol. 1 Conquering Christmas Classics

If you’ve always wanted to play your favourite Christmas tunes by ear, this course focuses on teaching you just that. It comprises of over the shoulder video training and claims to be able to help you start playing Christmas songs on the piano by ear and without the music sheet in about three hours. This obviously depends on how fast you can learn and your skill level in overall playing of your favourite instrument.

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11. GospelKeys Organ 350 & 450: Praise and Devotional Songs (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable – $107)

GospelKeys Organ 450 Worship & Advanced Chord Voicings

GospelKeys Organ 350 Praise Devotional Songs

This is an advanced bundled 4 hour DVD video series, designed for church musicians who want to take their organ gospel playing skills to the next level. It Provides extended chord, worship movements and real-life examples for you to practice on. It is similar to the gospel case 300 series but focuses on the organ instrument.

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12. Hear and Play Jazz 101: Jazz Basics and Fundamentals (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable – $61)

Hear Play Jazz 101 Jazz Basics Fundamentals

This is for jazz lovers and affectionados.It is taught by James Wrubel , a longtime jazz musician who has been playing since he was five years old. It’s a basic course that focuses on teaching you

how to learn from scratch how to play jazz by ear. It starts at the very basic 12 bar blues back then up through beginner soloing techniques and strategies.

Click here see this course and its details on the product page.

13. Hear and Play Jazz 201: Chords, Licks, and Soloing (Video Format Mailed DVD/Downloadable – $89)

Hear Play Jazz 201 Chords Licks Soloing

This five-hour video course continues from the jazz hear and play 101 course and focuses on soloing, improvising and playing jazz licks. It also provides examples for real-life application.

This is a cause for jazz musicians who want to improve your skills.

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14. Mike Bereal’s GospelKeys Master Class Volume 1 (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $73)

Mike Bereal's GospelKeys Master Class Volume 1

This is a three hours video course taught by gospel musician Michael Bereal. It’s a general course on gospel music and Michael, who has worked with so many musicians in the industry, shows you his chords, progressions and tricks. It’s an all-round course for those who want to highly improve their worship, praise, shouting music playing skills.

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15. Jason White’s GospelKeys Ministry Musician Volume 1 (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $89)Jason White's GospelKeys Ministry Musician Volume 1

This 4.5 hours video course by Jason White, focuses on showing you how to customise and give your personal spice to church hymns. With over 20 years of experience, Jason teaches you how to be an all-round church musician in the fun and entertaining way. You get to watch him show you his tips and tricks as well as practice examples in real life.

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16. P.I.T.C.H™: Ear-Training System (Software)P.I.T.C.H Ear Training System

The hearing play courses all about learning how to play your favourite songs by ear. The beach ear training system was made to train new on how to hear in a better way. It’s a tool that provides you with exercises to do. Drills, scales, chords and intervals to practice on in an interactive way. You will be able to learn to play songs by ear without sheets, faster after practising with this system.

Click here to see all the features of this software and its details on the product page.

17. Hear and Play Drums 101, 102 and 103: Drum Basics & Fundamentals (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $73)Hear and Play Drums 101 Drum Basics & Fundamentals

This is a bundle video training course for drummers that takes you from beginner to advanced level.

Hear and play 101 will show you basics like how to hold drumsticks and to quickly be able to feel your hands and feet as seperate independent entities. you learn about posture, coordination and common rhythms.
Hear and play 201 it’s an intermediate level course taught by Kennieth “Bam” Alexander. You learn the grooves, patterns, tricks and fillsMitchell greatly improve your playing skills. It’s a follow-up to the first 101 course.

Hear and play 301 is an advanced course for those interested in taking up drumming as a professional career or for professional drummers to improve on their drumming skills.

This series is all about learning how to play drums by ear. You can follow along on video as professionals teach you the step-by-step method you can replicating your own drumming.

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18. Hear and Play Hanon Volume 1 (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $47)

Hear and Play Hanon Volume 1

This is a practice training video course series that will help you perfect your hanon playing skills. It’s specifically made for those who don’t sight read and want to improve the speed of playing. It’s collection of exercises, drills and practice sessions that will help you improve.

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19. Hear and Play 702: Piano By Ear For Starters Beginners (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $47)

Hear Play 702 Piano By Ear For Starters

This is a 2-hour video training course that teaches beginners how to learn to play the piano by ear from scratch. the course promises that by the end of the two-hour training session, you will be able to play to an under piano by ear. This is an incredible claim and highly depends on your skill and speed of knowledge acquisition.

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20. Hear and Play Vocal Mastery Series (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $125)

Hear and Play Vocal Mastery Series

The definitive guide to vocal mastery by here and play, it consists of 10 discs that focus on teaching you how to bring out your voice potential and start singing in the correct way. It is taught by Nena Lockhart who has been singing for over 25 years and she brings all that experience to this gigantic course. if singing and improving your vocals is what you’re looking for, then this may be the only course you need.

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21. Hear and Play Salsa Piano 101: Salsa Basics (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $47)Hear and Play Salsa Piano 101 Salsa Basics

If you’re a lover of all things Latin especially Latin/Salsa music and you want to learn how to play your favourite tunes on the piano just by ear, this course was made for you. this course is taught by Mr. Jeffery Goodkind. He has travelled around the ward playing with many well-known musicians and has even recorded his own music. You can follow along with Geoffrey in this 2-hour video series, as he teaches you to learn salsa piano playing by ear.

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22. Gospel Guitar 101: How To Play Praise Songs On The Guitar. (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $39)Gospel Guitar 101 How To Play Praise Songs On The Guitar

This new 2-hour beginner friendly series taught by Bobby Griffin. He covers everything about playing gospel guitar by ear with no sheet. From the very basic information like guitar parts, strings, how to hold the instrument etc up to advanced full gospel praise song playing that can be performed in church or for your friends and family. You can follow along with many exercises and examples that you can try yourself.

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23. Advanced Guitar 301: Licks, Tricks, and Solos (Video Format Digital Downloadable – $39)Advanced Guitar 301 Licks Tricks and Solos

This is a video training course for advanced guitar players taught by Jairus Mozee. It focuses on four very popular types of music: Jazz, R&B, Funk and Gospel. Jarius was brought up in the family of musicians and has been playing guitars is whole life. The list of musicians he has played with is enviable and he shares his experience with you in this course.

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24. Song Robot Midi Collection – Song Learning Software (Software – $47)Song Robot Song Learning Software

This software enables you to use your PC as your music tutor. It allows you to load the song file and shows you how to play them on a virtual keyboard. Some of the functions are slowing down songs, transposing songs to 12 keys, stopping, pausing, rewinding etc. It can also allow you to remove vocals from your favourite audio files and put them in all 12 keys.

Click here to see all the features of this software and its details on the product page.

25. Musician Breakthrough Complete SetMusician Breakthrough Complete Set

This is a huge step-by-step course that features seven very well known and respected music coaches today. It’s made up of 14 discs including over 16 hours of training.you get to learn from each of this coaches everything they know about gospel and church music.
Here are the music experts and their speciality:

musician breakthrough coaches

  • Javad Day – Praise (Contemporary)
  • David Jackson – (Shouting)
  • Marcus Hodge – (Praise – Traditional)
  • Stanton Lewis – (Shouting)
  • Kevin Nickelson – (Worship)
  • Jeremy Jeffers – (Transitional Talk Music)
  • Jason Freeman – (Traditional & Hymns)

This course is currently sold out, but you can keep checking on the link below to see if it’s available again.

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The Deal

And there you have it. All the courses above listed covered by 365 days money back guarantee. This is an incredibly long guarantee time and it enables you to go through the course that you want and decide if it’s good for you or not.

If you’re interested in learning how to play by ear instruments, then this product by Jermaine Griggs is the best way for you to start.

You can visit the HearandPlay.com website and start the free online course and join the community of like-minded artists and music aficionados.

Conclusions

I hope we were able to help give you an insight into the Hear and Play product line. Feel free to share with me and the fellow readers what your experience has been if you are currently a student of hear and play. You can also ask questions and comment below if you have anything in mind.

Thanks again for visiting and I wish you the best of good luck in your music learning conquests.

Eric

This Post Has 12 Comments
  1. Hello,

    I will like to know if this hear and play course is good for kids too. I have a son that loves drums and I want to let him follow is passion.

  2. Hello Antonia,
    Hear and play drums will be good you your son. As long as he is of a learning age for a multimedia course. Let us know how it goes.

  3. Just got the course and I am looking through it. It seams to be well organized. I Found out about hear and play through an interview with Jermaine Griggs over at mixergy.

      1. Jermaine truly is an inspiration to us entrepreneurs who started with nothing and are trying to find success online. Thanks for the interview link.

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