Long Distance Call Little Walter Harmonica Intro

This is the tablature that goes along with my video. Long Distance Call Little Walter Harmonica Intro

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Blues Harp Turnaround

So here is the tablature for a Blues Harp Turnaround. A Turnaround is a riff to get you from the end of a song back to the beginning when you are soloing. Play this a few times at the end of a 12 bar blues song and your solos will instantly sound better!   This […]

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NOS Hohner harmonicas For Sale

A few years back I had a cool little corner of the interweb where I sold harmonicas and instructional material. It was going well and growing until I couldn’t afford to keep up with the big impersonal music stores and websites. when my wholesale cost became greater than their retail price it was time to […]

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Replacing Lee Oskar Reed Plates

Here’s a step by step tutorial I created on how to replace the reed plates on a Lee Oskar harmonica. No need to throw away your harp when a reed goes bad!

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Big Sale on Harmonica Lessons with Howard Levy!

For many years I’ve been a fan of harmonica great Howard Levy. Of course for his mastery at playing the harmonica but also because he is so melodic whether playing harmonica, piano, ocarina or any other of the many instruments he plays. He seems to have gone beyond the limitations of the instrument to create […]

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History Of The Blues Harmonica Concert

A few days ago I purchased and downloaded a really good recording called The History Of The Blues Harmonica Concert. It is a great overview of blues harmonica playing from before WWII up into modern times. Put on in 2007 at the Harmonica Masterclass and released in 2010 it features a few great harmonica teachers. […]

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Skype harmonica lessons

I am now teaching harmonica lessons over Skype! It has been going well so far and while not quite as good as in person lessons, the video lessons can impart a lot more information than a sheet of tablature. I’ll be posting an information page soon. In the meantime, if you are interested in Skype […]

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Gazell Method Seydel Half Valved Harmonicas

A few months ago I purchased some Seydel harmonicas. I bought 3 half valved harps from  PT Gazell  and after spending some time playing them I can honestly say I really like them. I purchased a “C” 1847 silver, “Bb” Session Steel and a Low Db Session Steel. As someone who has a love/hate relationship […]

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How I Spent my Summer Vacation

I just got back from a fantastic week at Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp. SK Acoustic Kamp This was my second year at the Kamp and it was great. Unfortunately a harmonica class is not offered…yet but you never know. Bluegrass is the focus of the week I was at the Kamp. I play several instruments including […]

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