BEN'S BIG BOX SET - the complete guide to playing harmonica - THE MEGABUNDLE

THIS IS THE MOTHERLODE - all Ben's courses PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

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This is the Big Box Set. The Megabundle. The Motherlode. This is it. Soup to nuts. The 'bigass' course!

Firstly we’d like to thank you for joining. Whether you’re a complete beginner or you’re returning to hone your skills we are confident that like many of our students you will find Ben’s teaching style informative and easy to get to grips with.

Firstly we’d like to thank you for joining. Whether you’re a complete beginner or you’re returning to hone your skills we are confident that like many of our students you will find Ben’s teaching style informative and easy to get to grips with.

Did you know Ben is Vice-President of HarmonicaUK - the home of UK harmonica players?

Joining here gives you access to:

  • All future video courses
  • All current video courses
  • All past courses
  • All LIVE classes
  • Recordings of LIVE classes to watch later
  • Discounts at Ben's mail order shop SonnyboysMusicStore.co.uk
  • Exclusive Q&A with Ben
  • Exclusive sessions with guest stars
  • Introductory membership of HarmonicaUK
  • Ben's ear as needed!


There’s no contract, you can jump out if it’s not working for you.

So jump in now and let’s go!

Which course to take first? We need a road map here.

It depends on your current level; each course is steered towards a specific level of player.

*What level are you? Here's the guide:

Beginners are deemed to be people who have ever played before or not played much. You will be expected to ‘have a go’ at playing single notes and chords but you don’t need to perfect it - just try. You will get some challenges but you will overcome them!

Beginners would only use the green stripe (Beginners) courses initially starting with 'Dummies', '30-day challenge' and/or '7 days zero to hero'.

Then 'Train Sounds', 'How to Hack your harmonica', 'Harmonica Hits and Hooks', 'Love me Do' and all the other green stripe courses. Then go to the Intermediates selection below.

Intermediates would only use the orange stripe (Intermediates) courses initially starting with 'Basic 12 bar blues', 'Harmonica Masterclass on Tone', 'Learn 7 simple imPro techniques', 'the easy way to bend notes', 'Tongue-blocking', 'Impro from scratch'. Of course, you can take all the green beginners courses and skim them as well - you are bound to learn something or at least confirm you know all that easy stuff!

Intermediates are deemed to be people who have been playing for a while.

People who:

  • Can play single notes most of the time
  • Have started bending some notes
  • Know something about the chords
  • Have some musical knowledge
  • May know about tongue blocking
  • Nervous to perform in public
  • Hiding in the corners at jam sessions not joining in much

Intermediates Plus would only use the red stripe (Intermediates plus) courses but also cherry-pick from the others.

Intermediates Plus means everything written above plus...

You are:

  • Pretty good on single notes and most bending
  • Can pucker, tongue-block, and U-block
  • Knowledgeable about 12 bar blues structure
  • Independent rhythm makers
  • Independent tune players
  • Knowledgeable about and can play in different styles
  • Knowledgeable about and can play in the styles of different harmonica players
  • Maybe starting to teach harmonica
  • Good at improvising in many styles of music
  • Knowledgeable in the workings and engineering of the instrument
  • Often attending harmonica events and jams
  • Comfortable performing in public

Here are some of the courses you get:



Your Instructor


Ben Hewlett
Ben Hewlett

Ben Hewlett is passionate about teaching people like you how to play the harmonica really well.

He works hard using his teaching skills to figure out how he can help you get better as a player, understand more, have more fun, and he hopes you will enjoy sharing his love of the harmonica and music in general.

He has attracted 44,000 on-line harmonica students with 59,000 courses purchased and has nearly 5 thousand Youtube subscribers showing nearly 2 million views. They can't all be wrong!

Ben is the Vice-President of HarmonicaUK - the community for UK harmonica players

He has been a full time Professional Harmonica Instructor since 1995

Ben is a qualified harmonica teacher and was awarded the Accredited Diatonic Harmonica Teacher Certificate in 1993 - HTAB (Harmonica Teachers Accreditation Board, supported by Lee Oskar Harmonicas, HarmonicaUK and the International Harmonica Organisation)

Ben is a qualified music workshop leader and was awarded the Certificate of Music Workshop Skills (Goldsmiths University of London) in 1995

Ben is a qualified music teacher and was awarded the Certificate of Teaching - Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in 2002 (CTABRSM)

He is lousy at speelling - getting worse actually, so do tell us if you see a typo pleese.


Course Curriculum


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Courses Included with Purchase



Masterclass With Rachelle Plas 'Country Music On The Harmonica' - recorded Friday Sept 10th at 8pm
Spend a fabulous hour with Rachelle learning about her take on Country Music Harmonica style
Ben Hewlett
£10
Get Chugging - learn the ins and outs of Rhythm Harmonica Grooves
The first technique we will learn is called “chugging” – playing the harmonica in a rhythmic fashion using chords
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
Bones of the Blues. 9tunes. 5keys. 1 harmonica. No bending. Let's Go!
Learn how to play blues and improvise in 5 keys (G, Dm, Em, Am, Bm) on a C harmonica WITHOUT bending notes - simple!
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
Learn to play the gorgeous 'Georgia On My Mind' easily on Harmonica today!
This is a classic country blues everyone should know - it's the bedrock of original country blues
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
Learn 17 simple scales on harmonica - scales are the way in!
Scales are the way in: without them you will have a very limited approach to music and improvising
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
HARMONICA BASICS (old name: 30 day challenge)
Start here - pick up some basics and then move on to the 'Practice' and Train Sounds courses and Get Chugging Book
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn Drum Rudiments to help you play cool new harmonica licks
Let's use the well thought-out rudiments of drumming to educate, excite and inform our rhythmic harmonica playing
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
How to play a Minor song (Summertime) on a Major harmonica
Many people think it's impossible to play in minor keys on a major key harmonica - I'm here to reveal the truth to you!
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
Suck it and See - free trial harmonica course for BEGINNERS
Have you ever wanted to try the harmonica? Changed my life, might change yours. Amaze your friends and have fun - it's EASY!
Ben Hewlett
FREE
Harmonica Q&A FREE TO JOIN
Harmonica Hardtalk!
Ben Hewlett
$50
Exploring improvisation
Exploring improvisation in many different genres
Ben Hewlett
$50
LIVE CLASS Level 2 Blues Harp 1pm UK
Bass-lines, tongue blocking, positions and pentatonic improvising
Ben Hewlett
$50
LIVE CLASS Exploring Sonny Terry's style 5pm UK
Exploring the wonderful Sonny Terry, learn about rhythm, chugging, breathing, speed, dynamics, and chords
Ben Hewlett
$50
LIVE CLASS Learn to play Irish music 7pm UK
Exploring Celtic Music
1 Course Bundle
$50
Learn the classic 16 bar harmonica blues 'My Babe' (by Little Walter)
Extend your harmonica skills by learning some of Walter's jazzy phrasing, syncopation, chord surfing, triplets and more
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
Guest sessions - Masterclasses
Recordings of guest sessions for VIP/BOX SET students only
Ben Hewlett
FREE
Blues Harmonica Level 2 - learn to play even better with a band!
Intermediate Blues. Here you'll learn more basics to give you more confidence playing blues harp with others
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
Blues Harmonica Level 1 - learn to play blues with a band
Beginners Blues. Here you'll learn the basics. This will give you confidence to play blues harp with others or a band
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
30 day challenge - learn to play the harmonica in one month!
This could change your life; 2 minutes a day, a little practice, and a harmonica; get an easy music skill to enjoy and impress your friends!
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
Learn Songs from British Isles and impress the natives!
Grab your harmonica, learn to play the songs and get ready to wow the locals - or just learn these great tunes for fun.
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn SonnyBoy's Sugar Mama - early blues harmonica at its best!
This is a classic blues everyone should know - it's the bedrock of original blues from the Father of modern Blues Harp
Ben Hewlett
$9
FEB Saturday LIVE class Level 1 Blues Harmonica
Learn to play 12 bar blues with structure, chords, riffs and maybe a tune
1 Course Bundle
£39
FEB Saturday LIVE Reggae harmonica class
Cool easy and fun! Play Reggae harmonica today with a band or guitar or piano players with skill, rhythm and groove.
1 Course Bundle
£39
FEB Saturday LIVE class - Whammer Jammer, harmonica monster blues/rock classic!
'All the harmonica techniques in one song' - learn this song and play it with guitar, keyboard, bass players, full band
1 Course Bundle
£39
Level 2 Saturday Live Blues Harp Class 1pm UK
Bass-lines, tongue blocking, positions and pentatonic improvising
Ben Hewlett
$50
Saturday Live Early Country Blues Harp Class 5pm UK
Learn about rhythm, chugging, breathing, speed, dynamics, chords as we explore the early country blues players
Ben Hewlett
$50
Saturday Live - Intro to four harmonica styles/genres 7pm UK
Explore Reggae, Folk, Country, Bluegrass
Ben Hewlett
$50
Level 1 Saturday Live Blues Harp Class 1pm UK
Learn to play 12 bar blues with structure, chords, riffs and maybe a tune
Ben Hewlett
$50
Level 2 Saturday Live Blues Harp Class 5pm UK
Bass-lines, tongue blocking, positions and pentatonic improvising
Ben Hewlett
$50
Saturday Live Early Country Blues Harp Class 7pm UK
Learn about rhythm, chugging, breathing, speed, dynamics, chords as we explore the early country blues players
Ben Hewlett
$50
How to practice your harmonica to get amazing progress fast!
Learn this simple 5-part practice plan and supercharge your playing skills, confidence, impro ability, fun, & repertoire
Ben Hewlett
$9
How to use 1 harmonica to play 2 tunes in 3 positions/keys
How to play tunes with very different approaches using 1 harp to play 2 tunes in 3 keys and also 3 harps/2 tunes/1 key
Ben Hewlett
$9
BLUES level 1 - live on zoom on Mondays in November 2020
Learn to play 12 bar blues with structure, chords, and riffs
Ben Hewlett
$50
BLUES level 2 - live on zoom on Saturdays in December 2020
Bass-lines, tongue blocking, positions and pentatonic improvising
Ben Hewlett
$50
*FINISHED* live BASIC BLUES 1 (you can still buy this and use all the recordings as if it's live)
Learn to play 12 bar blues with a band and get ready to go to some hot blues jams!
Ben Hewlett
$50
*FINISHED* Live 5 week course (you can still buy this and use all the recordings as if it's live)
Come and join an interactive class learning harmonica together - with Ben guiding the group
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn to play the blues harmonica classic Spokey Dokey now!
Super popular blues and guitar music, many people were inspired to play harmonica because of this piece - learn it now!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Harmonica Hits & Hooks: smash these classic rock/pop songs
9 harmonica hits explained - this course shows you how to play all the juicy bits from classic piano & guitar led tunes
Ben Hewlett
$9
Music workout practice for all instrumental tune players, quick, easy & fun!
I play a phrase, you copy. No dots! Progressive challenge for harmonica players, brass, woodwind, guitar, strings, voice
Ben Hewlett
$9
Live harmonica workshop recording with 13 Sonny Terry Building Blocks
Super fun way to learn music! Live workshops are what I specialise in, and finally I can include you in the experience
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn to play 19 cool new Sonny Terry licks on harmonica now!
Transform your rhythm 'Sonny Terry style' and play better with guitar, voice, and band setups. Learn amazing skills here!
Ben Hewlett
£14.95
How to hack your harmonica instantly with simple smart tools
Learn to use tools to make tough techniques easy. Advanced bending & tongue blocking now achievable for beginners. How...?
Ben Hewlett
$9
DUMMIES - simple easy Harmonica tuition for tone-deaf musically hopeless dummies!
Easy Harmonica basics for non-musicians: how to play the Harmonica in 13 easy lectures. You can do it - yes - even YOU!‎
Ben Hewlett
$9
20 awesomely different ways to play a tune on your harmonica
This course shows you more than 20 different ways to play the same melody to give your playing variety, interest and dynamics.
Ben Hewlett
$9
TUNES - learn 11 great tunes on harmonica in 1 hour without reading music!
This radical new method will get you playing tunes on the harmonica instantly - join in with people on guitar or piano
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn COUNTRY MUSIC on harmonica; play the tunes you love!
By taking this course you will be able to play harp with guitar, fiddle, banjo players and singers in the early CM style
Ben Hewlett
$9
TRAIN SOUNDS - supercharge your HARMONICA skills now!
Learn rhythm, chugging, breathing, speed, excitement, dynamics, music, ear training, chords, whistles, steam, and power.
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn a fresh simple approach to 12 bar blues for harmonica players
Take some new basslines, some easy jazz tunes, re-learn the 12 bar blues on harmonica and become the instrumental star!
Ben Hewlett
$9
7 days zero to hero - crash harmonica course for beginners!
This course gives you all the harmonica basics in 7 'five minute' lectures. You will play great music within the week.
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn to play REGGAE on Harmonica and play with a band!
Cool easy and fun! Play Reggae harmonica today with a band or guitar or piano players with skill, rhythm and groove.
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn easy Bluegrass and Country licks on harmonica - big fun!
Discover amazing hidden bluegrass riffs for harmonica and play fast and fluid like a Bluegrass Master, you can do it!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn Whammer Jammer today - harmonica monster rock classic!
'All the harmonica techniques in one song' - learn this song and play it with guitar, keyboard, bass players, full band
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn 7 simple easy fun 'imPro' techniques on harmonica now!
Improvise in 7 keys on 1 harmonica; play with guitar, keyboard players and singers; easy to play in a band
Ben Hewlett
$9
Tongue Blocking on HARMONICA made easy!
Learn this advanced HARMONICA technique in simple baby steps - anyone can do this with very little pain and HUGE gain
Ben Hewlett
$9
Play Love Me Do by the Beatles; the riff, the tune - and the whole song
Learn the riff in 4 ways, the tune, the harmonies (both at once on the same harmonica) and how to improvise on this tune
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn to play the Fox Chase groove on your HARMONICA now!
All you need to know about rhythm, groove, texture, dynamics, breathing, solo playing, accuracy - all this will increase your confidence and skill
Ben Hewlett
$9
Blues Chromatic Harmonica - basics; fun, easy and amazing!
This unusual style adds another string to your bow. It's powerful like a church organ and surprisingly simple - try it!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Just Play - learn to play harmonica better by listening well!
With this simple system you will listen to me play and try to copy or respond how you like. You are training your ears!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Orange Blossom Special - Bluegrass harmonica classic
Learn how to play fast, how to breathe and play smoothly, start with basics and build speed gradually to about Warp 5.
Ben Hewlett
$9
Turbocharge your harmonica playing with this radical method!
Learn how to play exciting harmonica licks accurately and fast like Levy, Popper, Greene, McCoy, Sugar Blue, and Milteau
Ben Hewlett
$9
Can we send you a harmonica?
I guess you'll need a harmonica or two so let us send some to you. Not included in membership packages.
Ben Hewlett
$30
Advanced note bending for all HARMONICA players - try it!
Here you will learn how to play all the notes on the diatonic harmonica - same notes as the piano. This will amaze you!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn 7 new showstopping tricks and techniques on harmonica
Enhance your harmonica playing and easily acquire skills others have never heard of. Took me 30 years to find these!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Yesterday - learn to play this groovy Beatles song on harmonica today!
Learn to play this amazing Lennon/McCartney piece and join a beat-jam - get my easy step by step guide, I'll show how...
Ben Hewlett
$9
Harmonica MASTERCLASS: 27 cool ways to improve your tone
Blues, rock, country - play it all better - build your sound quality, impress people with your skills!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Trouble in Mind - play this classic 8 bar blues tune!
Learn to play this tune and have fun as well as amazing yourself and your friends with your skill.
Ben Hewlett
$29
Skype lessons - one to one private lessons with Ben.
Individual tuition on any harmonica subject at a time and length to suit you. This is not included in the membership package.
Ben Hewlett
$20
Play 'Easy' by Big Walter it's a show-stopping 12 bar blues
New techniques, phrasing, improvisation, harp tone; this early rock and roll tune has it all - great guitar chords also.
Ben Hewlett
$9
Basic 12 Bar Blues for harmonica players - fast, easy and fun!
Learn to play 12 bar blues with a band and get ready to go to some hot blues jams!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn 9 smart ways to play HARMONICA better in a group!
Do you play in a band? Do you want to? I'll show you what to do and not to do. We explore your best 'roles' in a group
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learning the Basic 12 Bar Blues Bassline - essential grounding for blues players
Have fun playing this tune instantly, no musical experience needed. You will easily pick it up straight away; GUARANTEED
Ben Hewlett
$9
The easy way to bend notes on HARMONICA - yes you can do it!
Bending notes is tricky on harmonica - but I'll walk you through and I guarantee you will get some success immediately
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn the incredible TRAMP groove now on your harmonica!
Let's explore the Tramp groove. You will learn what the band plays and how you can solo on harmonica and sound great!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn to play Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah on Harmonica now!
Learn to play clear single notes, all the chords, root notes, melodies, and improvisation that will help you play this tune
Ben Hewlett
$9
Sonny Terry's 'Lost John' - how to study it
New techniques, phrasing, improvisation, harp tone. This early blues style is amazing to play and impressive to hear.
Ben Hewlett
$9
101 NEW licks for blues HARP to boost your improvisation skills!
Blues licks written for the '1' chord, the '4' chord, the '5' chord, intro riffs, outro riffs, turnaround riffs and more
Ben Hewlett
$9
Sonnyboy Williamson - All My Love in Vain - HARMONICA goldust!
Learn how to play this amazing harmonica piece from Rice Miller. We will cover his solos, stabs, singing and style
Ben Hewlett
$9
Improvising from scratch - become a blues solo hero now!
Become a harmonica solo instrumental genius with this simple method and you will be the toast of the town, probably!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Play 1st position on HARMONICA and blow away the competition
Country, rock, blues, world music, classical, jazz - learn 1st position on HARMONICA and improve skills your rapidly!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn 'crossharp' (2nd position) for a down home blues feel!
Most recorded harmonica blues is in 2nd position so you HAVE to understand it to sound good. We study 5th position also.
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn 3rd Position on HARMONICA - stand out from the crowd!
Understand the mysteriously moody third position on your harmonica - it's easy, simple and sounds amazing; become a pro!
Ben Hewlett
$9
Learn 7 amazing harmonica skills to wow your audience!
Sometimes you need to show off your skills to impress - and here's how you do it - 7 fun and easy ways to amaze people!
Ben Hewlett
$9
MAY 24th 2020 Live Interactive Workshop and 'Meet the Masters/An Audience with' Lee Oskar, Moses Concas, and Steve Lockwood
Make new harmonica friends all over the globe from the discomfort of your own home!
Ben Hewlett
$5
One Day Only! 28th June 2020 Workshop 4pm UK time, Seydel Guest stars 5pm
Join us for this Sunday's Ben's Harp Club
Ben Hewlett
$5
MAY 17th 2020 Live Interactive Workshop and 'Meet the Masters/An Audience with' Adam Gussow, Steve Baker and Beata Kossowska
Make new harmonica friends all over the globe from the discomfort of your own home!
Ben Hewlett
$6
5pm start - One Day Only! 21st June 2020 Guest stars (5pm UK time), workshop 6pm
Join us for this Sunday's Ben's Harp Club
Ben Hewlett
$5
MAY 31st 2020 Live Interactive Workshop and 'Meet the Masters/An Audience with' David Barrett, Kinya Pollard and Greg Heumann
Make new harmonica friends all over the globe from the discomfort of your own home!
Ben Hewlett
$5

Original Price: £1,528.45


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