Nothing beats playing music with your friends and classmates at school or Seattle JazzED. (Interested in playing with us? Click here for a list of open programs.) But you CAN improve, create, and train yourself with these free (or cheap) music apps.

 

APPS for PLAY and PRACTICE

Cleartune - $3.99
Chromatic tuner and pitch pipe with support for custom temperaments, transposition, alternate notations, and adjustable calibration. Only for iOS. Click here for similar app Fine Chromatic Tuner, which works on Android.

Metronome Ϟ
Extremely accurate metronome app. Provides audio and visual feedback, and easy to use timer to track practice sessions. Only for iOS. Click here for similar app Natural Metronome, which works on Android.

iReal Pro - $14
Simulates a real-sounding band to accompany as you practice and can collect chord charts for reference. iOS and Android.


Apps for LISTENING

Audipo
A music player that can change music speed from x0.5 - x2.0 without affecting pitch. Only for iOS. Click here for similar app Audio Speed Changer, which works on Android.

Shazam
Identifies songs while on or offline, and can save the most recent results or share them with friends. iOS and Android.


App for TRAINING YOUR EAR

Perfect Ear
Ear training app with melodic dictation exercises and customizable interval, scale, chord and rhythm training exercises. Only for iOS. Click here for similar app MyEar Training, which works on Android.


Apps for CREATING

Hi-Q Voice Recorder - $3.49
Features an automatic upload/save option, customizable audio quality, and microphone input selection. For Android only.

Beat Maker Pro Drum Pad
The easiest way to master the art of beat-making in no time! Only for iOS. Click here for similar app FL Studio Mobile, which works on Android.

MuseScore
Creates, plays, and prints beautiful sheet music for virtually any instrument, ensemble, or genre. Software download.

Groovebox
A beats and synths studio app. Only for iOS. Click here for similar app Stagelight, which works on Android.


We welcome students in grades 4-12 at all levels. You always choose your tuition level at Seattle JazzED, no questions asked. Students come from all over (seriously, our musicians come from 74 different ZIP codes!) and we’d love to have YOU. Check out one of our bands, camps or workshops by clicking the button below.