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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 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 […]