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Learning To Blow A single Note Harmonica Lesson

Nail A Single Note Harmonica Lesson

This Harmonica lesson for beginners shows you how to make a single note on the harmonica. This is the first ordeal for the would be harmonica player. Watch this video and with a little patience you can be blowing a single note in no time at all.

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Harmonica Set For Beginners

Why You Need A Harmonica Set

A begining harmonica player who has mastered the nack of nailing a single note now needs a harmonica set. Chances are you already have a diatonic harmonica in the key of ‘C’. Whilst there are advanced players who can get a full chromatic scale out of one ‘C’ harmonica this requires a lot of skill and is generally impractical, but for a modest outlay compared to buying any other form of instrument …

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Jamming To Wish You Were Here In First Position G Harmonica

First Position Jamming Can Be Entertaining ….

When starting out on the harmonica it pays to practise jamming to a diverse number of classics. So many beginners give up in frustration because they cannot bend a note and the harmonica is put down as one of those I tried it once experiences. Alternatively they manage a couple of bends after a while and get bored of everything sounding samey ‘da da da duh’ followed by ‘Woke up this morning… etc.’. Also they hear the perfection of ‘Blues’ or ‘Country’ harmonica masters and despair of ever being or sounding original. Here is the inspirational cure.

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  • Big Road Blues Show 11/12/17: Hard Road Blues – John Tefteller's Rare Blues & Gospel 78's
    Show Notes: Today's program revolves around record collector John Tefteller who's record collection contains some of the rarest blues 78's in existence. I spoke with John a couple of weeks back and I'll be airing the interview today. According to his website he has the world's largest inventory of blues, rhythm & blues and rock […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 11/5/17: Up Jumped The Devil – Robert Johnson & the Devil and the Blues Tradition Pt. II
    Show Notes: Today's show is part of a two-part exploration of the Devil as he appears in blues songs form the early 1920's through the 1970's. The show can be seen as a sequel to a two-part show on blues and religion we aired a few years back. A happy coincidence was that as the […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 10/29/17: Done Sold My Soul to the Devil – The Devil and the Blues Tradition Pt. I
    Show Notes: Today's show is part of a two-part exploration of the Devil as he appears in blues songs form the early 1920's through the 1970's. The show can be seen as a sequel to a two-part show on blues and religion we aired a few years back. A happy coincidence was that as the same […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 10/22/17: Mix Show
    Show Notes:  A mix show on deck today as we continue through our Fall pledge drive here at Jazz90.1. Themes withing themes today, as we play songs revolving around those "dirty dozens",  and spin multiple tracks by Al Hibbler and Pigmeat Pete and his partner Catjuice Charlie. We also play several  sides from the Chance […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 10/15/17: Mix Show
    Show Notes: It's been a bit since we've done a mix show and today's show gives us an opportunity to play some things they may not fit into our themed shows. We play two sets revolving around Skip James and the artists he influenced, such as Johnny Temple and Robert Johnson. In addition we also […]