Teach Yourself to Play Harmonica
By Steven Manus and Ron Manus
Book and CD with Harmonica
Learn to play the harmonica with this exciting new method from Alfred. 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. After completing this book you will be able to ready music, perform in all styles and understand the basics of improvising.
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.