(Music Sales America). Learn how to master the most important harmonica technique in this step-by-step method by David Harp. This handy guide contains beginner's instructions plus hot bending licks and blues scales for intermediate and advanced players.
A comprehensive chromatic harmonica method by noted writer and clinician Phil Duncan. Contains excellent harmonica arrangements of 60 tunes ranging in style from light classics to folk and country. Audio and video downloads available online.
This practical book explains all the basics of good harmonica playing for both chromatic and diatonic harmonicas. Step-by-step instruction is combined with practice songs and reference information on blues and rock harmonica to give you a well-balanced knowledge of the harmonica. In addition to learning to hold the harmonica and how to read music, information is included on the 12-bar blues, "straight harp," and "cross harp."
Blues harmonica master Steve Cohen brings you this one-of-a-kind book/CD pack featuring the timeless riffs and licks of 25 blues standards. The classic guitar and bass lines you know and love are all arranged here for diatonic harmonica. Inside you'll get standard notation and harmonica tablature, song notes and playing tips, plus a CD with both demonstration and play-along tracks for all of the examples in the book! Songs include: Baby, Scratch My Back * Born Under a Bad Sign * Everything Gonna Be Alright * Hide Away * Howlin' for My Darling * Just a Feeling * Killing Floor * Peter Gunn * (They Call It) Stormy Monday (Stormy Monday Blues) * Woke Up This Morning * and more! Includes harmonica tablature.
From Dave Gage and HarmonicaLessons.com! This book is an excellent introduction as you begin playing the 10-hole diatonic harmonica. You DO NOT need prior harmonica or music experience to start learning today. It includes: Easy beginner songs, easy blues riffs and jamming, basic playing techniques, and lesson plans. Harmonica is not nearly as easy as many people would have you believe, but Dave has done his best to make learning to play as simple and straightforward as possible. You'll begin with basic techniques, songs, the "Almost Blues Scale" and simple blues riffs. If you stick with it, you'll soon graduate to jamming blues, rock, country, bending notes, and sounding like a pro. Easy-to-Read and to understand text plus large example photos. Includes: website audio song/riff examples; FREE Trial Membership at HarmonicaLessons.com.
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.
(Music Sales America). Teaches from the very beginning to advanced techniques for folk, country, blues, and rock styles. Includes care of the harmonica and sections on riffs and soloing. Illustrated. 4.5 x 12
This is a step-by-step approach to the chromatic harmonica by the renowned harmonica player Tommy Morgan. Pictures and text clearly show you exactly how to hold the instrument and play. This book is great for the beginning player to advanced players who want to improve their playing and music reading. Basic music notation is explained as well as bending notes and special effects.
98 favorite hymns, gospel songs, and spirituals arranged in several different keys for diatonic, cross harp, or chromatic harmonica solo. In notation only. The book will give many hours of playing pleasure to the beginner as well as the advanced performer.
Stephen Collins Foster was the âtune smithâ of the 1800âs. His music was everywhere. Fosterâs music has become part of our folklore and is still being played today. This book gives you 60 of these popular tunes simplified for easy playing. There are patriotic songs, Civil War songs, sentimental love songs, comedy songs, nonsense songs and mournful songs. Almost any type of harmonica, diatonic 10 hole, chromatic harmonica, blues harp, tremolo and octave tuned double reed instruments are able to perform this music. Tablature (arrows and numbers) is provided to help you understand the playing techniques for the harmonica. The online audio recording provides 23 selected tunes for the listening portion of this book with harmonica on one channel and accompaniment on the other. The audio will help âearâ players to enjoy these special tunes.