Blues Harmonica For Dummies

Blues Harmonica For

The fun and easy way to play blues on the harmonica Blues harmonica is the most popular and influential style of harmonica playing, and it forms the basis for playing harmonica in other styles such as rock and country. Blues Harmonica for Dummies gives you a wealth of content devoted to the blues approach—specific techniques and applications, including bending and making your notes sound richer and fuller with tongue-blocked enhancements; use of amplification to develop a blues sound; blues licks and riffs; constructing a blues harmonica solo; accompanying singers; historical development of blues styles; and important blues players and recordings. The accompanying audio CD features all the musical examples from the book, plus play-along exercises and songs that let you hear the sound you're striving for. In-depth coverage of major blues harmonica techniques Blues song forms, improvisation, and accompanying singers Information on blues history and personalities If you're intrigued by the idea of understanding and mastering the compelling (yet mysterious) art of playing blues on the harmonica, Blues Harmonica For Dummies has you covered. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase

  • Brand: For Dummies
  • ASIN: 1118252691
  • UPC: 783324885668

Blues Harp


(Music Sales America). With this complete, clear instruction method, you'll learn to choose a harp, play cross position, and bend notes while playing in the styles of blues greats like Sonny Terry, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter, Jimmy Reed, and others. It also includes chapters on lead and accompaniment, performing, amplified harp, history, and much more.

  • Brand: Music Sales America
  • ASIN: 0825600189
  • UPC: 884088452834

American Harmonica Songbook: (Blues Harp in C)

American Harmonica Songbook: (Blues Harp in

Thomas Balinger American Harmonica Songbook (Blues Harp in C) More than 60 famous songs, arranged for easy Blues Harp in C − there’s something for every musical taste in this book. Spanning a wide musical range from Classics like Aura Lee, Jingle Bells or Morning has broken to Gospels, Traditionals and even christmas songs, all of the songs are arranged with the beginner in mind: you don’t need to master advanced playing techniques like bending and overblowing. All songs feature additional Harp tablature. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have been playing for some time: this handy form of notation will have you playing straight away! All songs also feature guitar chord diagrams for easy accompaniment. Songs: 1. Amazing grace 2. America (My country ’tis of thee) 3. Auld lang syne 4. Aura Lee 5. Banks of Allan Water 6. Banks of Sacramento 7. Barbara Allen 8. Billy Boy 9. Buffalo Gals 10. Camptown Races 11. Day-O (Banana Boat Song) 12. Deck the halls 13. Down in the valley 14. For he’s a jolly good fellow 15. Give me that old time religion 16. Glory, glory Hallelujah 17. Good night, Ladies 18. Go, tell it on the mountain 19. Guten Abend, gut’ Nacht 20. Hard times come again no more 21. Have you got good religion 22. He’s got the whole world in his hands 23. Home...

  • ASIN: 151193994X

Harmonica Primer Book for Beginners with Video and Audio Access

Harmonica Primer Book for Beginners with Video and

The Harmonica Primer Book for Beginners with Video Access by Tom Wolf is designed for the beginning harmonica player. This course starts by teaching proper hand positions, mouth positions, blowing, and drawing. You’ll quickly learn more advanced concepts like scales, chords, double stops, vibrato, trills, cross harp, and bends. After covering techniques, you will learn how to play over 30 songs like Amazing Grace, Oh When the Saints…, and Will the Circle Be Unbroken. All songs are demonstrated at two different speeds (slow for practicing and performance tempo).This course also includes online access to video lessons and audio tracks for each exercise and song. - Watch & Learn, Inc.

  • ASIN: 1973580543

100 Easy Blues Harmonica Licks: +Audio Examples

100 Easy Blues Harmonica Licks: +Audio

The purpose of this book is to bring to the beginners and confirmed harmonica players an encyclopedia of licks from which they can learn and use while improvising alone or with a band. The great harmonica players often mixed spontaneous original ideas with well-known licks to create new solos. Most of the time licks and riffs are “borrowed”, adapted and changed into new ones. It is rare when someone comes up with a totally fresh approach without relying on the tradition meaning blues phrases, riffs, and scales. The following licks were inspired by musical improvisations of blues legends such as Junior Wells, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Little Walter, Big Walter Horton, James Cotton, Howlin’ Wolf and Jean-Jacques Milteau. 100 Easy Blues Harmonica Licks will work with any 10 hole diatonic harmonica in the key of C.

  • ASIN: 1978263473

100 Authentic Blues Harmonica Licks

100 Authentic Blues Harmonica

(Harmonica). If you're just getting started or a veteran looking to add more licks to your arsenal, this book with online audio is for you. From basic 12-bar blues backing riffs to mojo-packed solo licks, Steve Cohen shares 100 time-tested licks to help you get the most out of your 10-hole diatonic harp. All examples are played on a C harp and are written in standard notation and harmonica tab. The audio contains demonstration tracks for all of the licks many with play-along tracks. Includes: cross harp and straight harp licks; boogie-woogie licks; stop-time licks; ascending & descending licks; funk licks; shuffle licks; horn-adapted licks; glissandro licks; octave licks; warble licks; over-blowing chromatic licks; turn-arounds and endings. Also include many riffs in the styles of Sonny Boy Williamson II, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmy Reed, James Cotton, and more! 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.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 1480312916
  • UPC: 884088878320

Rock n' Blues Harmonica: A World of Harp Knowledge, Songs, Stories, Lessons, Riffs, Techniques and Audio Index for a New Generation of Harp Players

Rock n' Blues Harmonica: A World of Harp

(Music Sales America). NOT AN INSTANT HARMONICA BOOK! Jon Gindick's method is one of the most complete harmonica books ever. Rock n' Blues Harmonica uses fact, fiction, illustration and notation to teach Music Theory 101, chord progressions, puckering, tongueblocking, octaves, tongue-slaps, headshakes, vibrato, bends, overblows, secrets of great tone, and much more.

  • Brand: Brand: Music Sales America
  • ASIN: 0930948106
  • UPC: 752187426738

The second Harmonica Songbook: (Blues Harp in C)

The second Harmonica Songbook: (Blues Harp in

Thomas Balinger The second Harmonica Songbook (Blues Harp in C) Running the gamut from classic songs loved all around the globe to Gospels, Hymns, Shanties and Irish ballads, this book contains 50 songs arranged for easy Blues harp in C (10-channel diatonic harp, system Richter). You don’t have to be a Blues harp master to play these songs, though: They’re all arranged for the beginning to intermediate player and don’t require advanced playing techniques like bending and overblowing. What’s more, you don’t have to read music to start playing right away – just use the handy harp tablature included with each song. This system of graphical notation tells you exactly what to play. Guitar chords and chord diagrams are included, too, so you can play these songs together with others. Songs: 1. All for me grog 2. Aloa Oe 3. America the beautiful 4. Angels we have heard on high 5. Bound for the Rio Grande 6. Brennan on the moor 7. Cape Cod girls 8. Carrickfergus 9. Cindy 10. Clementine 11. Come, Thou fount of every blessing 12. Down by the riverside 13. Finnegans Wake 14. Hark! The herald angels sing 15. Home on the range 16. How firm a foundation 17. It's a long way to Tipperary 18. Jesu, joy of man’s desiring 19. John Kanaka 20. Joyful, joyful we adore thee 21. Joy to the...

  • ASIN: 1542850835

The Real Book: Sixth Edition

The Real Book: Sixth

(Fake Book). The Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed, without any regard to copyright law, or royalties paid to the composers who created these musical masterpieces. Hal Leonard is very proud to present the first legitimate and legal editions of these books ever produced. You won't even notice the difference, other than that all of the notorious errors have been fixed: the covers and typeface look the same, the song list is nearly identical, and the price for our edition is even cheaper than the original! Every conscientious musician will appreciate that these books are now produced accurately and ethically, benefitting the songwriters that we owe for some of the greatest tunes of all time! Includes 400 songs: All Blues * Au Privave * Autumn Leaves * Black Orpheus * Bluesette * Body and Soul * Bright Size Life * Con Alma * Dolphin Dance * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * Easy Living * Epistrophy * Falling in Love with Love * Footprints * Four on Six * Giant Steps * Have You Met Miss Jones? * How High the Moon * I'll Remember April * Impressions * Lullaby of Birdland * Misty * My Funny Valen...

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0634060384
  • UPC: 073999683059

Complete Classic Chicago Blues Harp

Complete Classic Chicago Blues

This book is meant to take an instrument and musical style and teach it to the people who made it so popular, the blues listening public. A comprehensive lesson and study book for the intermediate and advanced diatonic harmonica player, Classic Chicago Blues Harp presents techniques, progressive examples and accompanying twelve bar blues exercise and examples. Special attention is given to the accurate reading of blues rhythms and each notated tune is carefully marked with tablature indicating precisely where to find individual notes. Each chapter concludes with a chapter review of what was taught in that section. This book is best suited to the intermediate player rather than the beginner, and will appeal strongly to those with a genuine desire to learn the Chicago blues harmonica style. The book is excellent for self-teaching, yet is comprehensive enough to be used in a private instruction format. The included online audio recording insures accuracy of interpretation and ease in learning. Most of the exercises and examples are included on the recording with split-tracked back-up music. Each song is played once with harmonica and then without. A great all-around study book for blues harmonica players at any level.

  • ASIN: 0786690828
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