Blog: Harmonica Articles


Sounding Like a Pro — The Importance of Harmonica Lessons

By admin ~ By: Jonathan Tumalban

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It’s easy to learn to play harmonica. But if you want to sound like a pro you need to learn from one. But in the age of video lessons and the Internet, you don’t need face-to-face instruction. Your professional mentor will reach you via DVDs and be online (or on the phone) to help you …


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Bending Notes on a Harmonica

By admin ~ By: Jonathan Tumalban -

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Bending notes is the true essence of real Blues music. But how does bending work and, well, how do you do it? We’ll give you the skinny – and signpost some of the best examples to listen to you. Then you’re all set to develop your own distinctive style …

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Playing Harmonica with Friends

By admin ~ By Kyle Vallone -

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There’s nothing quite like jamming harmonica with friends. It’s relaxing; it’s fun; and it helps to make you a better player. Here’s how you’ll gain confidence while enjoying the chance to try new techniques or improvise … ... Continue Reading »

Bamboozled by Harmonica Keys? Harmonica Positions Explained

By Ashish Derhgawen ~ By Ashish Derhgawen -

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How are you with “5th position”? What about ”cross harp”? These are just some of the terms harmonica players use to describe the way they play different scales. So let’s take a close-up look at harmonica note layout and the positions we can use to play them. And, for good measure, we’ll throw in some discussion on overblowing and overdrawing techniques … ... Continue Reading »

Playing Harmonica for Fun and Health

By admin ~ By Ashish Derhgawen -

Learn how good breath control, from playing harmonica, can contribute to your health and what’s happening inside your body when you play, and discover a clever and effective way to practice deep breathing … ... Continue Reading »