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  • Harmonica Lesson: Blues Harp Shuffle (Big Walter Horton)

    Big Walter’s Shuffle is one of my favorites. Memorable licks, notes played using the rolled R, fast tremolo effect, all of these and more define Big Walter’s style. (Tab and lesson details below the video. If you’re struggling with bends check out JP Allen’s How to Bend Notes page to get the basics down first.) [&hellip...


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  • Learn TWO Kinds of Second Position on Harmonica

    Greetings! I’m Brendan Power and in this video I’ll show you how to get two completely different moods when playing Second Position, just by altering a couple of notes! Many harp players are inspired to pick up the harmonica by hearing some great Blues music played on it. As everyone knows, the 10-hole diatonic is [&hellip...


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  • Kellie Rucker: Harmonica Player of the Month

    Ask Kellie Rucker where she grew up, and she’ll tell you that her roots are spread all across the country. “My family moved a lot,” she explains, and so there was no home town as such; more like a series of them, which is why, when asked where she’s from, she replies, “I’m from every-where.” [&hellip...


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  • William Clarke a Playlist With Attitude

    William Clarke was one of the finest diatonic harp players to grace this planet. His style of “hardcore attitude and tone of the classic Chicago harmonica players along with the swinging and highly rhythmic grooves of the organ trios” is unmistakable. (Check out our short bio on William Clarke)...


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  • The Memphis Music & Heritage Festival

    It’s a downtown, down home, downright delight. Looking for something to do this Labor Day Weekend? Someplace to go where the music is free and flowing and the energy is high? Then head on over to Memphis, Tennessee, where the 31st Memphis Music and Heritage Festival will be in full swing! The 2017 festival, which [&hellip...


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