Are you hankering to play the harmonica? Harmonica For Dummies is an easy-to-read practice guide that gives you step-by-step instructions and gets you making music in no time! Even if you’re an experienced harmonica player, this jump-in-anywhere reference is packed with tips and playing techniques that will take your skills to the next level.
This fast, fun, hands-on guide helps you choose your first harmonica and shows you how to hold it, make your first sounds, and keep it clean and working well. Helpful diagrams show you how to shape sounds using your tongue, throat, and hands. Before you know it you’ll be playing melodies, chugging out rhythms, and bending notes with ease. You’ll also pick up some basics of music theory and learn how to read the notation and tablature for all the music in the book. Discover how to:
So stop dreaming and start playing! Harmonica For Dummies will get you wailing in no time!
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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The fun and easy way to make the harmonica sing and perfect your playing technique!
Are you hankering to play the harmonica? This easy-to-read, practice-oriented guide gives you step-by-step instruction to get you making music in no time! Even if you're an experienced harmonica player, this book is packed with tips to take your playing to the next level.
Explore your first harmonica — learn how to hold a harp, make your first sounds, and keep it clean
Find your rhythm — play single notes and simple melodies; shape your sounds with your hands, tongue, and throat
Bend notes with ease — make that wonderful wailing sound
Grow beyond the basics — play one harp in many keys, hone your abilities with challenging melodies, and learn how to overblow
Play popular music styles — from blues and rock to country, folk, and Celtic
Take it to the streets — develop a repertoire of tunes, play with other musicians, amplify your sound, and perform for an audience
Open the book and find:
The basics of music theory
Helpful diagrams of tongue and mouth action
Music notation and tablature for all the music in the book
Tips for playing chords, scales, licks, and riffs
Advice on making simple repairs and upgrades
Info on nifty accessories
Harmonica resources and groups
Tuning layouts for all 12 keys of diatonic harmonicas
Bonus CD Includes
All the musical examples from the book, so you can play along and hear the sound you're striving for
Audio files that let you either play along with the recorded harmonica or play solo with the backing bandAbout the Author:
Winslow Yerxa is a harmonica player with thirty years' experience in a wide variety of musical styles. He is also known internationally as a teacher, author, musical arranger, and recording artist, and is former editor of HIP (the Harmonica Information Publication).
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