(Instructional). The only harmonica method to present the chromatic harmonica in 14 scales and modes in all 12 keys! This book with online audio will take beginners from the basics on through to the most advanced techniques available for the contemporary harmonica player. Each section contains appropriate songs and exercises (which are demonstrated on the audio) that enable the player to quickly learn the various concepts presented. Every aspect of this versatile musical instrument is explored and explained in easy-to-understand detail with illustrations. Covers: design and construction; correct breathing and hand positions; how to improvise; styles including traditional, blues, pop and rock; and more. Includes 14 songs to illustrate each scale, and a reference chart for all chromatic harmonicas. Audio is accessed online using the unique code in each book and can be streamed or downloaded.
David Harp has taught thousands to play the harmonica, and in this revised edition with 30 percent new material, he makes it even easier. An illustrated instruction book, a CD of play-along music, and a "Mojo Deluxe" harmonica encourage would-be wailers to play the blues.
(Fast Track Music Instruction). You've picked up the basics, so now it's time to expand your skills! Book 2 begins where 1 leaves off, teaching more notes, rhythms, dynamics, cool new techniques, different musical styles and much more. The accompanying online audio includes 89 songs and examples, so you can play along with it or your friends who also use Fast Track.
TEACH YOURSELF harmonica using the Easy Read Harmonica system. Learn techniques such as hand vibrato, train whistle and note bending. Covers Folk, Rock, Blues etc. You do not need to read music to use this book.
First Lessons Harmonica is an exciting set-by-step instruction course for the ten hole diatonic harmonica. Subjects covered are: reading music notation; rhythm training; train patterns; folk tunes; blues; bending; vibrato; tongue blocking single notes and octaves; and instruction on all three common harmonica positions (1st, 2nd and 3rd). Book is accompanied by CD recording and DVD of all examples played by author David Barrett along with background music.
Stop annoying your friends and really learn to play the darn thing! This book teaches you all you need to know to pucker up and play your harp correctly. Includes information on: music notation; chords and single notes; riffs, licks and scales; syncopation; rock and blues styles; and so much more! The accompanying online audio includes over 70 songs and examples, so you can play along with a band.
(Music Sales America). Full-band backup to 12 extended jams in authentic rock, blues and country styles. Includes an overview of harmonica techniques, plus tips on scales and riffs to use with each track. Songs: I'll See Ya Later * You Really Got to Love Me * Waiting on My Lady * Plantation Blues * Rockabilly Truth * Daydreamin' * Honky Tonk Groove * Twelve-Bar Blues in E * Twelve-Bar Blues in A * Twenty-Four Bar Blues in G * Twelve-Bar Very Slow Swing in G * The Hindenburg Medley.
" Harmonica for Beginners" is for any person from 8 to 80 who loves the sound of the harmonica and wants to learn how to play. - The most significant study of music is to hear the exercises and songs by harmonica - Get Free MP3s to any material in the book - This book has all the instructions you need to begin, from how to hold the harmonica, blow clear notes and basic music Â theory; until you can freely play many melodies and songs. - Basic music theory - Learn notes and cords playing - Songs from around the world - Over 90 songs and exercises
Learn to Play Harmonica is suitable for all ages. All examples are written in easy to read harmonica notation so there is no previous musical knowledge or experience necessary. This is a CD size package; including a booklet and CD.
Classic Chicago Blues Harp #2 follows book/CD #1 and is a progressive lesson book that walks you step-by-step from the intermediate stages of playing the harmonica to the very advanced. This lesson book is the main backbone to the Harmonica Masterclass Lesson Series. Classic Chicago Blues Harp takes the major techniques used by professional artists and teaches it to you. Each chapter finishes in a chapter review test to help you in understanding the main points covered in each chapter. The D major diatonic harmonica is primarily used in this book, the other keys are A and C.