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First Lessons Blues Harmonica

By David Barrett

Harmonica (All) - Beginning
Composed by David Barrett. Saddle-stitched, Methods. First Lessons. Blues. Book/CD/DVD Set. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20180SET).

Item Number: MB.20180SET

ISBN 9780786625536. Blues. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

An exciting beginning blues harmonica course! The ideas presented are solidly in the blues tradition with great sounding bluesy licks to play, even at the beginning level! Topics include Phrasing Concepts (how small pieces of music, called licks, are organized to create a pleasing solo), 12 Bar Blues Theory, Vibrato, Shakes, and Tongue Blocking. The recording and DVD includes all of the harmonica parts notated in the book with accompaniment. This book and its recording/DVD use a C major diatonic harmonica.

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  • 5

    Corey Sandler
    Tucson AZ
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  • 2009-03-01 00:00:00.0 A Wonderful Gift

    I received a harmonica as a gift for Christmas. I had never played the harmonica ever before in my life. I am 58 years of age and with my harmonica came the recent gift of sheet music, DVD and CD. I can play like never before. I enjoy every moment...

    with my newly found understanding of this wonderful instrument the harmonica. i truely enjoy the sound and simplicity of playing it for myself and others. I can only say to all of you that with the easy instruction and step by step guidance of the music sheets, DVD and CD that my harmonica is now and always will be in my heart and soul. I would recommend this for anyone of all ages. It is a wonderful gift and Thank you for the sheet music, DVD and CD for beginners. Thank you Corey Sandler

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