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Blues Harp Excursion

This  group for is harp players and those of us who want to be.  Learning and teaching sharing resources for the natural addition to a CBG

Location: 12th St & Vine
Members: 71
Latest Activity: Apr 21

Discussion Forum

What kind of harps do you play ?

Started by Randy S. Bretz. Last reply by Harry A James Jul 28, 2013. 14 Replies

I haven`t played mine for awhile but this group might be just the thing to get me to start playin again. Of coarse I have the standard Hohner " special 20" C,D and G.  But I also have a Hohner " echo…Continue

Instant Naked Raw Brutal Blues Harmonica - your first lesson

Started by Mark Ayers. Last reply by John Bradshaw Jan 15, 2013. 2 Replies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsW0Zhc4fnw Adam teaches how to blow a cord, how to work your tongue for effect…Continue

A brief explanation of "Crossharping"

Started by Mark Ayers May 16, 2011. 0 Replies

Last night this link was posted in the chat room. Sorry I forget who put it up but you do get all the credit for this info... :)  Anyway I guess you want to cross harp when you are playing the blues…Continue

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Comment by Tango on May 16, 2011 at 11:08am
i have a whole set of 10 hole bluesharps by Huang. and allso some d,g,b#,c.f and others by hohner special 20 and blues harp. i'm playing a bit becouse the cbg is takin me nearly the whole time
Comment by Jarmo Katajisto on May 16, 2011 at 11:27am
Thanks ted for invite to this group, i allways want paly blues harp but maybe never learn it  :)
Comment by Randy S. Bretz on May 16, 2011 at 11:28am
Comment by Mark Ayers on May 16, 2011 at 12:14pm
Oh ya Randy, that's the sound...
Comment by Jess on May 16, 2011 at 3:40pm

Hi Mark:

Thanks for doing this.  I've always wanted to play a harp, but I don't know where to begin . . . ya, I know, start blowing . . . but, really, I do want to learn.  So, where do I go from here . . . lessons, video, etc.?    Jess

Comment by Arnold Kelly on May 16, 2011 at 3:47pm
Guess I'm gonna have to pull out my old harp and ACTUALLY learn to play it now. :)
Comment by Mark Ayers on May 16, 2011 at 4:43pm
Jess and Arnold

I felt the same way, what do you mean put it to your mouth and make music. Until I ran across Andy on youtube. He has so much to offer on his channel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRWZ1mO-vnI&NR=1 is his first of over 300 video and then you can go to the discussion I started called "Instant Naked Raw Brutal Blues Harmonica - your first lesson" it'l get you going right away. So post vids of your progress and let us all know how you are doing...
Comment by Arnold Kelly on May 16, 2011 at 5:13pm
I've already been to his Youtube Channel and subscribed. Plus I put the "Instant Naked" video on my Favorites. :)
Comment by The Phrygian Kid on May 18, 2011 at 9:53pm
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Harmonica-lessons-Australia/166302620... this is Ian Collard's harmonica lessons page, some of you may have heard of his group, Collard Greens & Gravy.  Subscribe.   NOW
Comment by Mark Ayers on May 18, 2011 at 11:52pm
Thanks Tiny, good looking book and Jef for the FB link. I joined in with the others there and see what he brings.

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