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Learn To Play Harmonica With Effective Tone Control

Just How Do You Learn To Play Harmonica With Effective Tone Control ..

Effective tone control when you learn to play harmonica is an essential skill but not as hard as some harmonica gurus would have you believe. If you listen to the great players of the past like Little Walter with your eyes shut and headphones on you can almost hear the resonation of sound coming from deep within. When I first started to play harmonica in cross position I was introduced to a recycled lesson (pre internet days) from a mate who said you had to make lots of vocal sounds to get tone control and good tone. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Big Road Blues Show 4/24/16: Chicago Killers Pt. 2 – Lee Jackson & Jody Williams
    Show Notes: Howlin Wolf, Jody Williams, Hubert Sumlin and Drummer Earl Phillips   Today's program is part two of series of shows devoted to lesser known Chicago blues artists, some session artists, others who cut a handful of sides under their own name, all who are little remembered outside of die-hard collectors. We spotlighted guitarists […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 4/17/16: Chicago Killers Pt. 1 – William Lacey & Lee Cooper
    Show Notes:  Today's program kicks off a series of shows devoted to lesser known Chicago blues artists, some session artists, others who cut a handful of sides under their own name, all who are little remembered outside of die hard collectors. We start today with two exceptional session guitarists active for just a few years […]
  • Program Update
    Just a head's up that there's no new show this week but there are plenty of older shows to check out. We've been making big strides in getting our older shows uploaded to Mixcloud and currently have over two hundred shows available. Big Road Blues has been on the air since mid-2007 so  as you […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 4/3/16: Angola Bound – The Blues Of Harry Oster
    Show Notes: Willie B. Thomas, Harry Oster, and Butch Cage 1960 (photographer: David Gahr) Harry Oster was teaching at Louisiana State University a well-received lecture on Old World traditional ballads prompted a colleague to suggest that he apply for a grant to collect local folklore. "Before long," he recalled, "I found a profusion of unusual […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 3/27/16: I Went Down In Virginia – Post-War Virginia Blues
    *Due to a technical glitch we just have the music for this show, no set breaks* Show Notes: Read Liner Notes Read Liner Notes Today's show is a sequel to our show on pre-war Virginia blues we aired a couple of weeks back. The only artist who recorded blues in the pre-war era and also […]