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Blues Harmonica Jam Tracks & Soloing Concepts #1

Level 1, Complete Blues Harmonica Lesson Series

By David Barrett

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Blues Harmonica Jam Tracks & Soloing Concepts #1 (Level 1, Complete Blues Harmonica Lesson Series). Composed by David Barrett. For Harmonica (All). Saddle-stitched, Play Along. Harmonica Masterclass Lesson. Blues play along. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 24 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99105BCD).

ISBN 9780786656530. Blues play along. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Upon completion of this book/CD set, you will understand the principle and techniques utilized in the creation of phrases and how to incorporate these concepts into your own harmonica performance. The companion CD contains jam tracks for incorporating new licks and ideas. Notation and harmonica tablature.

  • A Word from the Author - Track 1 
  • Section 1 - A Word About Notation - Track 2 
  • Harmonica Tablature 
  • Rhythm 
  • Notation That Is Specific to Harmonica Tablature 
  • Section 2 - What is Blues? - Track 3 
  • Construction of the Major Scale 
  • Chord Construction 
  • Bar Blues Progression 
  • 2nd Position Chords - Track 4 
  • 12 Bar and Bar Blues - Track 5 
  • 12 Bar Blues Root Note Example - Track 6 
  • 12 Bar Blues Example Using Chord-tones 
  • G Blues Scale 
  • 12 Bar Blues Using the G Blues Scale 
  • Section 3 - Phrasing Level - Track 7 
  • Question and Answer Examples 
  • Statement Examples 
  • Questions, Answers and Statements Example in 12 Bar Blues - Track 8 
  • V-IV-I Transition 
  • Turnaround 
  • 12 Bar Blues with the Addition of the V-IV-I Transition and Turnaround 
  • Connector/Filler Licks 
  • 12 Bar Blues Example Using Filler Licks 
  • 12 Bar Blues Example Using the same V-IV-I Transition 
  • Well-Crafted Blues Solo 
  • Section 4 - Organizing Your Licks - Track 9 
  • Flow of Licks 
  • Section 5 - Study Exercises 
  • Section 6 - Blues Harmonica Jam Tracks - Track 10 
  • 12 Bar Jam #1 - Track 12 - Key of E Major (A Harmonica) Slow Shuffle with Guitar 
  • 12 Bar Jam #2 - Track 14 - Key of G Major (C Harmonica) Medium Shuffle with Guitar 
  • 12 Bar Jam #3 - Track 16 - Key of A Major (D Harmonica) Medium Swing with Full Band 
  • 12 Bar Jam #4 - Track 18 - Key of D Major (G Harmonica) Medium Shuffle with Full Band 
  • 12 Bar Jam #5 - Track 20 - Key of A Major (D Harmonica) Slow Blues with Full Band 
  • 12 Bar Jam #6 - Track 22 - Key of F Major (Bb Harmonica) Slow Blues with Guitar Drums 
  • 12 Bar Jam #7 - Track 24 - Key of G Major (C Harmonica) Swing with Break on IV, Full Band 
  • 12 Bar Jam #8 - Track 26 - Key of E Major (A Harmonica) Descending Hook with Full Band  

Blues Harmonica Jam Tracks & Soloing Concepts #1

Level 1, Complete Blues Harmonica Lesson Series

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  • January 06, 2012 very good

    Also a gift, but this book is a little more than beginner, and the cd that comes with it works great with the book.

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  • April 23, 2009 Easy few steps to improvise!

    I'm just starting playing harmonica, and it is being very useful. It gives you a few tricks to be able to improvise in a very easy way. It really helps you to create licks that works in the 12 bar blues. Very good learning tool!

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