(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.
(Harmonica). Learn authentic blues harmonica styles and techniques from master bluesman Steve Guyger in this special instructional book/DVD pack. Steve shares many valuable playing secrets concepts and insights into the rich and timeless traditions of blues harp. Joined by celebrated Chicago blues guitarist Billy Flynn the companion DVD also features plenty of inspiring and soulful performances. As an added bonus guitar backing tracks are included so you can jam along! Includes: history of the harmonica harmonica basics harmonica notation tutorial tips on sound and tone chords and chord progressions intermediate and advanced techniques positions and keys pentatonic scales and more.
A unique and handy chord guide containing basic major and minor chords along with diminished and seventh chords in all keys. An outstanding reference for theserious harmonica player as well as for the beginner. Chords are shown in notation with harmonica diagrams. Printed on sturdy laminated paper in standard book size.
(Music Sales America). David Harp has taught 500,000 people to blow their blues away. Here is the third edition of his bestselling book for harmonica. David's "sampler" including blues, rock, folk, classical, country, gypsy, and celtic harmonica styles is the easiest method ever. After David's "Three Minute Lesson" (as seen on TV), the student will be ready to play their first song or riff.
The For Beginners series is dedicated to the beginning student that wants to dive right into the style of music they love. Every book is written in a step-by-step manner that allows the student to advance at their own pace. Tablature, photos, diagrams and drawings make new concepts or techniques easy to understand. Written by outstanding performers and educators in each field, this is the beginner's chance to study with the best.
Blues Harmonica for Beginners teaches everything you need to know to start playing the blues. Starting with the basics, like how to hold the instrument correctly and breathe properly, this book will guide you all the way to playing authentic blues licks. Lessons include tongue blocking, single-note playing, the pucker method, note bending, vibrato, vocal effects, the warble and more!
The Harmonica Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive book ever written on the instrument, offering over 900 articles on players, bands, techniques, resources and a discography of over 5,000 recordings by harmonica players. Originally released in 1998, this new edition is profusely illustrated with over 150 photographs of the players who have made the harmonica the world's most popular musical instrument. This book has been critically acclaimed by readers in over 25 countries and is a must-have for any serious harmonica enthusiast.
Learn to read music, play popular songs and be part of an ensemble. For home study, senior wellness classes and better breathers groups. Specially designed lessons and information for those with COPD and related pulmonary diseases. Book is accompanied by CD recording of all examples.
(Harmonica). Learn to play the 10-hole diatonic harmonica in many styles: Blues, Country, Traditional and Rock. This book/audio package is loaded with tunes written in simple-to-read harmonica tablature and music notation, so ability to read music is not necessary. Each chapter is self-contained, allowing you to skip to what interests you most. Learn 'bend' notes, how to play in many major and minor keys, developing a beautiful vibrato and getting the right sound for each style. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
Offering a comprehensive study of harmonica techniques and blues soloing concepts, this book contains studies and etudes on bending notes (draw and blow), throat vibrato, two-hole shakes, tongue blocking, acoustic and amplified playing, music theory, blues scales, octave substitutions, playing positions, and position substitutes. Intended for the intermediate to advanced diatonic harmonica player, this book provides extensive instruction on lead and accompaniment playing styles. The companion online audio recording includes musical example and play-along songs. Each exercise is played and every full length song is fully accompanied by a blues band. Each large example is played once with harmonica and again with accompaniment only. This book can be used with both diatonic and chromatic harmonica, but is recommended primarily for the diatonic player.