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Blues Harmonica For Dummies

Yerxa, Winslow

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1. Edition April 2020
384 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-69451-9
John Wiley & Sons

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* Breathe the blues into your harmonica
* Learn about bending, tongue blocking, and chordal rhythm
* Connect with blues history and the major players

The fun and easy way to play blues harmonica

Blues Harmonica For Dummies gives you a wealth of guidance on playing harmonica in the style of the blues masters. Learn how to go from playing easy chords to strong single notes -- and then to 12-bar blues. Develop your personal style and put together a repertoire of tunes to play for an audience. Explore specific techniques and applications, including bending and making your notes sound richer and fuller; using amplification; developing blues licks and riffs; performing a blues harmonica solo like a pro; and much more.

Inside...
* A review of the blues as a musical style
* What it takes to get started
* A blues guide to music symbols
* Ways to shape, color, and punctuate your blues sound
* How to amplify your playing
* Important blues players and recordings

Winslow Yerxa is a widely known and respected harmonica player, teacher, and author. He has written, produced, and starred in many harmonica book and video projects, and provides harmonica instruction worldwide. In addition to teaching privately, he currently teaches at the Jazzschool in Berkeley, California.