Blues Harmonica For Dummies

Author: Winslow Yerxa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118282496
Release Date: 2012-07-20
Genre: Music

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

Harmonica For Dummies

Author: Winslow Yerxa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118880791
Release Date: 2014-10-20
Genre: Music

Master the harmonica fast with this fun, easy guide Everybody loves the sound of a harmonica, and the thought of learning to play one is even more appealing. The instrument's portability, versatility, and affordability make it a great choice for those interested in learning how to produce the unmistakable, signature sound found in many styles of American music. With Harmonica For Dummies, you can learn to master the harmonica faster than you ever thought possible, even if you have little to no playing experience. This easy-to-use resource is filled with tips, tools, and instructions that will have you playing in no time. In Harmonica For Dummies, you'll find an accessible format designed to help you access new techniques, songs, and styles of playing. Accompanying digital content and interactive tools will help you learn the nuances of playing harmonica and give you the know-how to use this versatile instrument to its fullest potential. Provides you with a high-quality, comprehensive instructional manual Instructs you with detailed instructions and tips to help you learn to play quickly Written in a clear, easy-to-understand format complete with accompanying audio/video content Helps you improve your playing and embrace the many musical styles that have made the harmonica an iconic instrument The harmonica is a very accessible instrument, but only those with the right instruction and direction will be able to experience the joy of using it for accompaniment and solos. Let Harmonica For Dummies guide you through the learning process and make you a harmonica expert in a flash!

First Lessons Blues Harmonica

Author: DAVID BARRETT
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781610651301
Release Date: 2015-10-19
Genre: Music

An exciting beginning blues harmonica course! the ideas presented are solidly in the blues tradition with great sounding bluesy licks to play, even at the beginning level! Topics include Phrasing Concepts (how small pieces of music, called licks, are organized to create a pleasing solo), 12 Bar Blues Theory, Vibrato, Shakes, and Tongue Blocking. the recording includes all of the harmonica parts notated in the book with accompaniment. This book and its recording use a C major diatonic harmonica.•

Improvising Blues Harmonica

Author: DAVID BARRETT
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781610652766
Release Date: 2010-12-29
Genre: Music

Improvising Blues Harmonica, by authors David Barrett and John Garcia, is a groundbreaking method explaining the mysterious world of improvising. This book and recording cover: chorus forms; what licks, riffs, melodies and phrases are made of; scale and chord theory; concepts for soloing (focus notes); phrase shaping; accompaniment playing; hooks, heads and bridges; elements that add unity to an instrumental; instrumental song analysis; learning solos note for note and retaining licks. Concepts in this material have been proven over a decade of private lessons and workshops held around the world. If you are looking to go the next step in your soloing skills, this material will take you there. for intermediate and advanced blues harmonica players. Recording uses "C" and "A" major diatonic harmonicas. Examples presented in the book are played by the authors. Full-length study songs are also included. 80 pages in length with one CD recording.

Country and Blues Harmonica for the Musically Hopeless

Author: Jon Gindick
Publisher:
ISBN: 0932592082
Release Date: 1984-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In a little more than six years, this how-to-classic has sold over 500,000 copies and remains a beacon of hope for all piano-lesson drop-outs and church choir rejects. Book and one cassette.

Harmonica For Dummies

Author: Winslow Yerxa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118880791
Release Date: 2014-10-20
Genre: Music

Master the harmonica fast with this fun, easy guide Everybody loves the sound of a harmonica, and the thought of learning to play one is even more appealing. The instrument's portability, versatility, and affordability make it a great choice for those interested in learning how to produce the unmistakable, signature sound found in many styles of American music. With Harmonica For Dummies, you can learn to master the harmonica faster than you ever thought possible, even if you have little to no playing experience. This easy-to-use resource is filled with tips, tools, and instructions that will have you playing in no time. In Harmonica For Dummies, you'll find an accessible format designed to help you access new techniques, songs, and styles of playing. Accompanying digital content and interactive tools will help you learn the nuances of playing harmonica and give you the know-how to use this versatile instrument to its fullest potential. Provides you with a high-quality, comprehensive instructional manual Instructs you with detailed instructions and tips to help you learn to play quickly Written in a clear, easy-to-understand format complete with accompanying audio/video content Helps you improve your playing and embrace the many musical styles that have made the harmonica an iconic instrument The harmonica is a very accessible instrument, but only those with the right instruction and direction will be able to experience the joy of using it for accompaniment and solos. Let Harmonica For Dummies guide you through the learning process and make you a harmonica expert in a flash!

Blues Harp Songbook

Author: Tony Glover
Publisher: Oak Publications
ISBN: 9780857125392
Release Date: 1998-12-31
Genre: Music

A master song collection of classic and obscure Chicago blues, Memphis Jug Band, folk blues and down-home styles of Sonny Boy Williamson II, Jimmy Reed, Slim Harpo, Sonny Terry, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf and others. With hints on the basics and practical harp notation.

Blues Harp

Author: Tony Glover
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:651926324
Release Date: 1966
Genre:


Blues Harmonica for Beginners

Author: Rob Fletcher
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882849263
Release Date: 1998-07-01
Genre: Music

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!

First 50 Songs You Should Play on Harmonica

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495060304
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Music

(Harmonica). 50 top pop songs every harmonica player should know, including: All My Loving * Blowin' in the Wind * Bye Bye Love * Happy Birthday to You * Isn't She Lovely * Leaving on a Jet Plane * Let It Be * Moon River * My Girl * Puff the Magic Dragon * Ring of Fire * Stand by Me * Sweet Caroline * Take Me Home, Country Roads * This Land Is Your Land * What a Wonderful World * When the Saints Go Marching In * With a Little Help from My Friends * Your Cheatin' Heart * and many more.

Building Harmonica Technique

Author: DAVID BARRETT
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781610655057
Release Date: 2011-02-09
Genre: Music

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 CD 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 us more recommended for the diatonic player.

Blues Harmonica

Author: Tom Ball
Publisher: Centerstream Pub
ISBN: 0931759722
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Music

Shows how to play the harmonica to blues songs, with an illustrated book to show proper technique.

Rock n blues harmonica

Author: Jon Gindick
Publisher: Music Sales Corp
ISBN: PSU:000058718353
Release Date: 1996-07
Genre: Music

From raw beginners to struggling intermediates, this highly informative love song to jamming and the blues helps the reader learn the basics of music theory and the I-IV-V chord progression from Adam and Eve in "The Night Music Was Discovered".

Blues Harmonica Collection

Author: David McKelvy
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corp
ISBN: PSU:000031962292
Release Date: 1992-05
Genre: Music

Over 40 classics from blues greats Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, James Dalton, Elmore James, John Brim, and Lester Davenport complete with an extensive introduction on how to play the pieces in this book. Pieces include: Boom, Boom (Out Go The Lights) * Cool Disposition * Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide * Ice Cream Man * I'm A Man * and many more.

American Harmonica Songbook

Author: Thomas Balinger
Publisher:
ISBN: 151193994X
Release Date: 2015-04-30
Genre:

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! sweet home 24. House of the rising sun 25. Jingle Bells 26. John Brown's Body 27. Kum ba yah 28. Little brown jug 29. Ma come balli bene bimba 30. Michael, row the boat ashore 31. Morning has broken 32. Muss i denn 33. My Bonnie lies over the ocean 34. Nobody knows the trouble 35. Ode an die Freude 36. Oh Susanna 37. Old black Joe 38. Old folks at home 39. Old McDonald had a farm 40. On top of Old Smokey 41. Over the river and through the woods 42. Poor Paddy works on the railroad 43. Red river valley 44. Roll in my sweet baby's arms 45. Sailor on the deep blue sea 46. She'll be coming round the mountain 47. Skip to my Lou 48. Sweet Betsy from Pike 49. Swing low, sweet chariot 50. The coast of High Barbaree 51. The first Noel 52. The last rose of summer 53. The Minstrel Boy 54. The Wabash Cannon Ball 55. Tom Dooley 56. Twinkle, twinkle little Star 57. Up on the housetop 58. Wayfaring stranger 59. What shall we do with the drunken sailor 60. When the saints go marchin' in 61. Whiskey Johnny 62. Will the circle be unbroken 63. Yankee Doodle