I just needed to vent today.
Some of you may have read in diffent posts that I am legally blind. I can pretty much make out blurry things. For instance, inlays on a gibson just look like shiney blotches to me.
Things are just stressful because it's sometimes really hard to figure out songs completely by ear all the time. I can't read tabs or sheet music obviously so the only thing I have to learn songs by is my ear and my teacher, who I only see during summers now.
I must say my ear has come along quite a bit. Iam picking up on SRV's Tin Pin Alley pretty steadily, figuring out all those little licks and main reoccuring licks.
I know that by the time I am 30 my ear will be killer, but I hate how I listen to a song sometimes and now I wont be able to figure it out for the life of me, such as little wing or a few songs by Dio.
But taking four years of weekly lessons really has given me the tools I need to in order to figure out songs completely by ear, I will say that. I know quite a bit of theory and other things related.
And hey I'm thankful for wht I do have in my life, yeah I got the shaft in life early on but it could be worse.
Anyone else been in a similar situation? Not with eye sight bbut only having like one way of learning?