On this site and in my private lessons I always talk theory as if we’re playing a C harmonica. And I only ask you to memorise the notes of that one key. I’ve written about this already here: Why Do We Talk About C Harmonicas All The Time? What I haven’t explained is how easy… Continue reading Memorising Your C Harmonica – Worth It
Recently completed Level 7 of David Barrett’s harmonica program. These are the videos I submitted of two study songs – Half Steppin’ and Blues for Paul DeLay. Both have minor errors and flubs, and David advised me to keep a close eye on my 3 draw bends (you always gotta pay close attention to that… Continue reading Always Working
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2016, this is a cute little show about the harmonica. Obviously it’s aimed at a general audience rather than the hardcore harp nerd I’m sure you are, but it should be of interest to new players as well. There’s some good history stuff and contributions from Joe Filisko and David Barrett.