Blog: Harmonica Articles


Jessie J – Bang Bang (Harmonica Cover & Tab)

By Alex Paclin ~ “Bang, bang” is a very fun song to play on the harmonica. I used the Marine Band A harmonica and played in the key of B, which is the 3rd position. Jessie J – Bang Bang, Tab ||: -1 -1 -2′ -3″ -3 -4 4 4 4 4 4 -1 -1 -2′ -3″ -3 -4 [&hellip... Continue Reading »

How to Play Jingle Bells on Harmonica in 5 Steps (Steps 1 to 3)

By Hal Walker ~ JP Allen at harmonica.com invited me to create a short video to teach the holiday favorite, Jingle Bells.  Being the guy that I am, I turned that short video into a 5-part instructional series called “The Five Steps to Jingle Bells.”  This free (Youtube) series very simply lays out the Hal Walker method of learning [&hellip... Continue Reading »

How To Climax a Harmonica Solo Using All Draw Notes (Will Wilde)

By JP Allen ~ If you haven’t already discovered the mind-blowing effect of all draw blues riffs, Will Wilde’s 9-minute video lesson below might be the most important blues/rock harmonica lesson you’ll ever take. Who the heck is Will Wilde? He a five-time nominee of the British Blues Awards for best harmonica player. ‘Nuff said. His playing speaks for [&hellip... Continue Reading »

How To: Harmonica Effects + Looping (Brendan Power)

By JP Allen ~ When I turned 50, I decided there were two things I wanted to do with Harmonica.com. 1. To use harmonica.com as a vehicle for increasing the popularity of harmonica worldwide. 2. To turn you on to all the “baddest” harmonica players and teachers out there. Enter Brendan Power!!! If you haven’t already heard of Brendan, [&hellip... Continue Reading »

9 Famous Movie Soundtracks — Played on Harmonica

By JP Allen ~ 1. Star Wars, Force Theme and Imperial March Almost sounds like he’s playing two harmonicas (or maybe he’s using the force?), awesome. Grab the tab here. 2. The Godfather Check out the size of that harp, size of a horses head! Tab here. 3. Game of Thrones Not from a movie but too good not [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Harmonica Lesson: Yesterday by The Beatles

By JP Allen ~ Hey Beatles Lover, My harmonica buddy Joe Powers made a nice lesson for you in which he shares a super cool way to play “Yesterday” on the harmonica. Both parts of the lesson are below: Part 1 (You’ll find Part 2 down below): What you need to know 1. Take your time and have patience learning [&hellip... Continue Reading »