How to Play Harmonica A Complete Guide for Absolute Beginners

Author: Ben Parker
ISBN: 1908707283
Release Date: 2013-11
Genre: Music

New from Amazon #1 best-selling music author Ben Parker ! How To Play Harmonica - A Complete Guide for Absolute Beginners is the perfect introduction to the harmonica, and ideal for the absolute beginner getting started with their first instrument. With absolutely no musical knowledge required, this simple yet comprehensive guide is perfect for beginners of all ages. *Easy to follow instructions and illustrations *Simple exercises to follow and practice *Learn at your own pace *Fun and easy songs and tunes to play *Learn how to read and understand music notes and symbols *Tons of playing tips and techniques *Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book and you'll be playing harmonica in no time! Ben Parker is an established professional musician, songwriter and producer with over 10 years of musical teaching experience. His bestselling series of music tuition books for adults and children include Banjo, Ukulele, Guitar, Harmonica, Piano and Keyboard. He also tutors actors for fi lm and television - his credits include The John Lennon biopic 'Nowhere Boy', Robert Pattinson drama 'Bel Ami' and hit television show 'Skins'. He also fronts his own band Chains, and develops young artists for major record labels.

Absolute Beginners Harmonica

Author: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0711943621
Release Date: 2005-07

Learn to play the harmonica with this book, CD and harmonica package.


Author: Stephen Jennings
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0711988935
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Harmonica

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

Instant Harmonica Music Instruction

Author: Patrick Byrne
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781476851006
Release Date: 1993-03-01
Genre: Music

(Book). Instant Harmonica is the book that makes learning harmonica fun and easy. In no time at all, students will be blowing a variety of tunes on their harp. The book includes a combination of tablature and EZ-Play notation and over thirty all-time great country and folk songs. Works with any ten-hole harmonica.

Harmonica for Beginners

Author: Sterling Innovation
ISBN: 1402796099
Release Date: 2012-10-08
Genre: Music

Whether you want to blow the blues, go country, get jazzy, or just jam with your band, this comprehensive kit will have you playing the harmonica in no time. From single notes and chords to note bending and riffing, you'll learn all the basics needed to perform a variety of musical styles. Kit includes: o 64-page course book o 1 high-quality harmonica

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 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.

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!

Harmonica Boot Camp

Author: Sandra L. Cooper
Publisher: EnRituals, LLC
ISBN: 1599715228
Release Date: 2006-02-01

A basic skills book and audio CD combination for absolute beginner students of the diatonic harmonica. Geared to the student who has little or no previous musical training

Blues Harmonica Licks 1

Author: William Lee Johnson
Publisher: L.T.P. Publications
ISBN: 1875726322
Release Date: 2004-02-01
Genre: Music

This companion volume to Progressive Blues Harmonica provides hundreds of additional licks and solos in the style of Folk-Blues, Rock-Blues, Boogie Blues, Train-Blues and Jazz Blues.These licks and solos are organized into sections of graded difficulty, making this book appropriate at ant level of experience.Sections on reading Harmonica notation, Harmonica technique and note bending technique are included so that this book can be used in conjuction with Progressive Blues Harmonica or independantly. Also including a CD matching the lessons and exercises in the book.

Country and Blues Harmonica for the Musically Hopeless

Author: Jon Gindick
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.

Progressive Beginner Harmonica

Author: Peter Gelling
Publisher: Koala Publications
ISBN: 1864691719
Release Date: 2004-02-01
Genre: Music

A great introduction to the fundamentals of harmonica playing. All examples sound great and are fun to play. Covers a variety of styles including Folk, Blues, Rock, and classical, along with an introduction to improvising. Includes a CD matching all the lessons from the book.

Harmonica Beginners

Author: Dave Gage
ISBN: 1502731266
Release Date: 2014-10-08
Genre: Music

From Dave Gage and! 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