Learn to play the harmonica with this exciting method from Alfred Music.
Beginners of all ages start with the basics including how to care for a harmonica, how to hold a harmonica, and getting acquainted with harmonica notation. Moving through each lesson you will learn to play different notes, chords, and songs. Later lessons demonstrate advanced techniques including bending notes, cross harp, and improvisation to help you develop your own personal style.
The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons:
- Licks in the style of well-known performers
- Complete harmonica note chart*
- Blues progressions in various keys*
- Brand new Hohner harmonica
The accompanying CD provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice.
This book is for diatonic and chromatic harmonicas and teaches you how to play through an easy-to-understand, step-by-step system. After completing this book you will be able to read music, perform in many styles, and understand the basics of improvising.