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The Hal Leonard Complete Harmonica Method - The Diatonic Harmonica

By Bobby Joe Holman

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Book/Online Audio Harmonica
Composed by Bobby Joe Holman. Instructional. Instruction. Softcover Audio Online. 56 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.841285).

Item Number: HL.841285

ISBN 9780793588527. 9.0x12.0x0.202 inches.

This terrific method book with online audio examples specific to the diatonic harmonica covers all six positions! It contains more than 20 songs and musical examples that 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 (demonstrated on the audio tracks) 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. Includes information on: posture, breathing, hand positions, music reading, vibrato, playing amplified harmonica with a mic, note-bending, modes and more! Musical styles covered include traditional, blues, country and folk, with convenient cross-references to other Hal Leonard harmonica publications. Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

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