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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: 77
Latest Activity: Jan 15

Discussion Forum

What kind of harps do you play ?

Started by Randy S. Bretz. Last reply by Steve Hamilton Oct 10, 2016. 15 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 Randy S. Bretz on August 26, 2012 at 6:51pm

Mojobone Works...carved bone harp mic

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on August 13, 2012 at 9:15am

hey guys check this harp player out ...fricken awesome vid...really enjoyed it !!

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on August 13, 2012 at 9:13am

Comment by Bruce Trappes on January 2, 2012 at 4:04am

Aw C'mon....you just want to celebrate the New Year with a breath of whisky!

Comment by bairfoot cajun on January 2, 2012 at 3:57am

soaking brass reed plates to restore them.

Comment by bairfoot cajun on January 2, 2012 at 3:57am

Comment by jim on December 15, 2011 at 12:56am

Some cool old harps here:    http://www.shermandoucette.com/museum/index.htm

Comment by billy freedom on June 25, 2011 at 1:39pm
dont toungue block, play into a mason jar to hear yourself, on stage put your finger in your ear to hear your inner sound (you dont need to hear yourself only the audience does) back off the mic (dont eat it) and use hand effects. dont eat anything before playing. never play a childs harmonica (dont let kids eat and play) that black stuff that collects in the holes is skin from you lips scrape it out (you dont want a lung infection) to avoid blowing out your D harp make sure ask several times if its A or A minor. if you play a D in A minor you will blow a reed out. dont slap out spit hard the harp will cave in. ok thats all i can think of ---oh and worship sonny boy williamson II.
Comment by Mark Ayers on June 22, 2011 at 3:13pm

Adam talk about training your ear to pick the right harp for any song in this video. I like this guy's style because not only is he teaching how to play physically he also teaches mindset, prep work etc. 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPrG7lU5ZKU&feature=mfu_in_order...

Comment by Mark Ayers on June 20, 2011 at 10:59am

Here is the first of 7 in a series that Adam has put together. There is more talking than playing but what he has to say sure makes a point. Do you have the Gibs?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2mgiFi51q4&feature=related

 

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