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 othersWatch Promo to get a sneaky peek!
Level 2 Blues Harp Objectives:
- Learn 7 essential blues bass-lines
- Refresh 12 bar blues with structure and chords
- Learn to tongue-block and get that rockabilly slap bass rhythm sound
- Learn about positions and blues scales
- Learn more about draw bending and positions
Here you'll learn more about the basics you need to play with a band.
This course will give you much more confidence to play blues harp with other people informally of even in a jam session.
You will learn 7 blues bass-lines so you can understand the structure, and 'what sounds great where'
You will play along with music tracks using these bass-lines and hear real bass players playing the same notes that you are learning
Finally, we will refresh draw bending and look into positional playing especially the best three positions for blues.
Finally (finally) - we will take a look at blues scales and pentatonic scales.
There's a lot to learn here - it will be fun as well as challenging - see you on the inside.
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.