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 bandWatch Promo to get a sneaky peek!
Learn to play blues with a band - Blues Harmonica Level 1. Beginners Blues. Here you'll learn the basics. This will give you the confidence to play blues harp with others or even in a band.
The first part is all chords and rhythms so that should be nice and easy. The second part goes into single notes - NOW, if you think learning single notes is WAY too much for now, no problem, just leave that part for later and focus on the chords right now.
Beginners Blues Harp Objectives:
- Learn to play 12 bar blues with structure and chords
- Learn 7 essential blues riffs
- Learn to play single notes using 5 different methods
- Learn 5 single note horn lines - perfect in blues
- Learn about draw bending and positions
Here you'll learn all the basics you need to play with a band.
This course will give you confidence to play blues harp with other people informally of even in a jam session.
You will learn 7 blues riffs to store and fall back on in any situation; you will discover where you need to breathe in or out so it fits well with what the other players are doing. You will find out which harmonica to use and how it can be played in many keys.
You will play along with music tracks using chords and also single note horn lines after we have been through the 5 ways to get single notes.
Finally, we will take a look at draw bending and positional playing.
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.
Ben's video courses are here and if you prefer pesonal coaching and mentoring from Ben please visit www.harmonicamastery.com.
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 nearly 50,000 on-line harmonica students with 70,000 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)