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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 3/19/17: Jivin' Boogie – Chicago Small Labels Pt. 2
    Show Notes: Today's show continues our look at some small Chicago labels that operated from the 1940's through the 1960's. Today's program is hugely indebted to the Red Saunders Research website which, in their own words, "has been dedicated to increasing our knowledge of the musicians who filled the clubs and recording studios of Chicago […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 3/5/17: Movin' On Out Boogie – De Luxe/Regal/Herald Pt. 3
    Show Notes:  This series of shows revolves around three independent labels that issued some fine blues and R&B sides, among other music, in the 1940's and 50's. The labels are linked by the Braun brothers, David and Jules, who first ran De Luxe, then formed the Regal imprint with Fred Mendelsohn, and Mendelsohn in turn […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 2/26/17: Everybody Get Together – De Luxe/Regal/Herald Pt. 2
    Show Notes: Billboard, Feb. 11, 1950 This series of shows revolves around three independent labels that issued some fine blues and R&B sides, among other music, in the 1940's and 50's. The labels are linked by the Braun brothers, Jules and David, who first ran De Luxe, then formed the Regal imprint with Fred Mendelsohn, […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 2/19/17: The Blues Can Jump – De Luxe/Regal/Herald Pt. 1
    Show Notes: This series of shows revolves around three independent labels that issued some fine blues and R&B sides, among other music, in the 1940's and 50's. The labels are linked by the Braun brothers who first ran De Luxe, then formed the Regal imprint with Fred Mendelsohn, and Mendelsohn in turn formed the Herald […]
  • Big Road Blues Show 2/12/17: Mix Show
    Mix Show: Read Liner Notes A varied set of blues today as we take a breather from our usual theme shows. On a sad note we mark the passing of Larry Johnson and Guitar Gable. Also featured today are sets by Son House from a new compilation, a set spotlighting the wonderful Dr. Hepcat, some excellent […]