I was asked recently if I could help someone learn some of Bruce Springsteen’s harmonica parts. Here’s a quick run through the intro to The River.
In the last post we looked at how to build a chord and how we can refer to them based on their scale degrees. We examined the G (I), C (IV) and D (V) chords. In this post we’re going to extend these chords and turn them into 7th chords. 7th chords are extremely important… Continue reading Music Theory for Harmonica Players Part 10 – 7th Chords
A chord is simply a certain number of notes played at the same time. Guitar players do this by strumming, piano players hold down several keys at the same time. On the harmonica we simply need to blow into a few holes. The chords played in a song represent it’s basic structure. Songs have a… Continue reading Music Theory for Harmonica Players Part 9 – Introduction to Chords