Learn to Play Blues Harp Harmonica

April 2011

Archive For April 2011

Can you Suggest a Good Blues Harp Book Based on the Sonny Terry Style?

The Sourcebook of Sonny Terry Licks for Harmonica Hootin’ the Blues. ——- Look up “Kudzurunner Sonny Terry” in YouTube. Adam has some great lessons about Sonny Terry. He also has 100+ more free lessons on YouTube. ——- Then check out his website “Modern Blues Harmonica” @ www.modernbluesharmonica.com Or ask any question you want and get […]

Filed under: Harping the Blues andSonny Terry by admin - 21 April 2011, 1 Comment

I am trying to learn how to bend harmonica/blues harp, can’t do it!?

I am trying to learn how to bend harmonica/blues harp, can’t do it!? I know you’re supposed to suck on 5 and lower your tongue but I can’t bend the note at all. Can some people just not do it? Yeah, the first guy doesn’t know what’s what. Martin is right on. I just want […]

Filed under: Blues Harp Harmonica by admin - 18 March 2011, 3 Comments

The Blues Harp – Learning to Cross Harp

The Blues Harp – Learning to Cross Harp The Blues Harp – Learning to Cross Harp By Anthony Moschetti A diatonic instrument is designed to play in only one musical key. You need a different one for every different musical key that you want to play in. An instrument that can play in any key […]

Filed under: Harping the Blues andHohner by admin - 29 January 2011, No Comments

Studebaker John and the Hawks

Studebaker John formed the Hawks in the 1970s and has been a major contributor to the Chicago Blues scene ever since. An equally formidable talent on both the harmonica and slide guitar, this native Chicagoan cranks out dirty, ragged blues in the houserockin’ tradition of Hound Dog Taylor. In between the blaring vamps and raspy […]

FREE Harmonica TABS ! For 1000’s of Songs!

  Hey Blues Harp Players: For the newbies like me – here is a great website with thousands of FREE TABS  to help you learn songs on your harmonica.  A TAB  is like sheet music for someone who can not read sheet music. It will show the notes for a song with numbers representing each […]

Filed under: Harmonica Notes andHarmonica Sheet Music by admin - 24 September 2009, 2 Comments

James Cotton

  Within the realm of Chicago Blues, there were few harp-blowers more impassioned and soulful than James Cotton. His career began in Memphis where he recorded a few singles for Sam Phillips in the early ย‘50s. When Muddy Waters and his band came to town, James Cotton ended up taking the place of Little Walter. […]

William Clarke

  Clarke was a master of the blues harmonica, particularly the chromatic harp, a type of harmonica with a much wider tonal range than a regular one. He was a protégé of the great Los Angeles blues artist and chromatic harp specialist George “Harmonica” Smith. Clarke thoroughly absorbed the Chicago Blues harmonica styles of folks […]

Curtis Salgado

Hearty, soulful blues led by Salgado’s rich vocal belting and blues harp playing. Before embarking on his strong solo efforts, Salgado was also lead singer for the Robert Cray Band as well as Roomful of Blues. – Jessy Terry Harping The Blues! Technorati Tags: blues, blues harp, harmonica, play harmonica

Sonny Boy Williamson

  Sonny Boy Williamson is thought by many American music enthusiasts to be one of the end-all, be-all blues legends. He was one of the few blues crooners to have played with Robert Johnson, the man who allegedly sold his soul to the devil at the crossroads. Williamson bummed around the U.S., drank heavily (whiskey […]

Hohner Marine Band VS Hohner Blues Harp?

  I play a Hohner blues harp MS, in the key of c, everybody else I kinow plays Hohner Marine Band and every harmonica book I have recommends the Marine Band and Special 20 key of C, is it better than the blues harp?? Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚ The Marine Band is what a lot of the […]

Filed under: Blues Harp Harmonica andHow to Play the Harmonica by admin - 2 September 2009, 3 Comments
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