Have you listened today? If no, go turn on your recording now! If yes, go turn on your recording now! As many of you know I am working on learning to play a new style of music. I have been listening to my pieces and other pieces of a similar style every single day! There are no substitutes for listening to your pieces, as well as other music in a similar style on your instrument! Listening not only helps us learn our notes quicker; it also helps us develop an ear for beautiful tone, style, dynamics, and articulation.