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The Hal Leonard Complete Harmonica Method - Chromatic Harmonica


By Bobby Joe Holman

Book/Online Audio Harmonica
-. Composed by Bobby Joe Holman. Instructional. Instruction. Softcover Audio Online. 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.841286).

Item Number: HL.841286

ISBN 9780793588534. 9.0x12.0x0.211 inches.

The only harmonica method to present the chromatic harmonica in 14 scales and modes in all 12 keys! This book with online audio will take beginners from the basics on through to the most advanced techniques available for the contemporary harmonica player. Each section contains appropriate songs and exercises (which are demonstrated on the audio) that enable the player to quickly learn the various concepts presented. Every aspect of this versatile musical instrument is explored and explained in easy-to-understand detail with illustrations. Covers: design and construction; correct breathing and hand positions; how to improvise; styles including traditional, blues, pop and rock; and more. Includes 14 songs to illustrate each scale, and a reference chart for all chromatic harmonicas. Audio is accessed online using the unique code in each book and can be streamed or downloaded.

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    BC Canada
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  • June 07, 2016 Complete? Not so much.

    Beginners buy method books. Beginners don't play Super 64s, so why are 2 out of 5 of the tunes in ch 1 for 64 only? A complete method does not reference another book for blowing technique. Terrible book for beginners.

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    duncan mckean
    goosebumpville HV.
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  • March 31, 2008 just what the doctor ordered

    if you are looking for all the basic tab and you have a foundation in music theory this is a fantastic time saver for transposing if your reading skills are slow.i am an ear player on harmonica.this is priceless for a guy like me who is formally self...


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