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Blues Harmonica for Dummies [With CD (Audio)]


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Introduction 1 Part I: So You Wanna Play Blues Harmonica? 7 Chapter 1: Connecting with the Blues 9 Chapter 2: Getting Your Harmonicas Together 17 Chapter 3: Deciphering the Code: A Blues Guide to Music Symbols 31 Part II: Doin? the Crawl: Your First Harmonica Moves 55 Chapter 4: Breathing Life into the Harmonica 57 Chapter 5: Moving Around with Single Notes 73 Chapter 6: Creating Blues Harmonica Licks and Riffs 87 Chapter 7: Progressing Through the 12-Bar Blues 99 Part III: Beyond the Basics: Getting Bluesy 121 Chapter 8: Working with the Low and High Registers of the Harmonica 123 Chapter 9: Modulating and Punctuating Your Sound 137 Chapter 10: Enriching Your Sound with Textures 149 Chapter 11: Bending Notes: A Classic Part of the Blues Sound 169 Part IV: Developing Your Style 207 Chapter 12: Playing in Different Keys on a Single Harmonica 209 Chapter 13: Working Your Blues Chops in First Position 217 Chapter 14: Accelerating the Blues with Third Position 229 Chapter 15: Playing Blues Chromatic Harmonica in Third and First Positions 241 Chapter 16: Playing Blues in Minor Keys 259 Chapter 17: Groovin? with Non-12-Bar Blues 271 Part V: Taking It to the Streets: Sharing Your Music 281 Chapter 18: Developing Your Blues Repertoire 283 Chapter 19: Blues Harmonica Amplification: Making a Big Noise with a Tiny Little Thang 297 Part VI: The Part of Tens 313 Chapter 20: Ten Things to Know about Sharing Your Music with Others 315 Chapter 21: Ten Important Periods and Styles in Blues Harmonica History 325 Part VII: Appendixes 333 Appendix A: Tuning Layouts for All Keys 335 Appendix B: About the CD 341 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. End-User License Agreement 349 Index 351

About the Author

Winslow Yerxa is a widely known and respected harmonica player, teacher, and author. He has written, produced, and starred in many harmonica book and video projects, and provides harmonica instruction worldwide. In addition to teaching privately, he currently teaches at the Jazzschool in Berkeley, California.

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