If youre just getting started or a veteran looking to add more licks to your arsenal, this book with online audio is for you. There are licks written for the one chord, the four chord, and the five chord. Hal leonard 100 authentic blues harmonica licks book. Cdromdvd and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e book file, but are available for download after purchase.
See how to play 100 timetested licks to help you get the most out of your 10hole diatonic harp. We call this section basic blues harmonica improv, but the information here applies to most types of popular music you would like to jam to. Leigh fuge of mgr music digs into 10 interesting and helpful lead blues guitar licks, ideal for beginners or novice blues guitar players looking for an injection of practice ideas. These licks and solos are organized into sections of graded difficulty, making this book appropriate at any level of experience. If youre a novice hoping to learn the basics of blues harmonica, this is the quickstart lesson you need. But its not quite as true for the phrasing lessons. Blues musicians often emphasize the notes of the home chord the i chord, even. But blues harmonica instructional books are still being written, and some of them, oldschool as their delivery system may seem, are worth having. Learn to play 12 bar blues boogie on your harmonica, the tab is below. Blues harmonica blues harp riffs, licks, jamming, and. If you are new to sonny terry please start with sonny terry blues riffs book 2 in our first book of riffs devoted entirely to one harmonica star, harp players can learn to play traditional blues riffs like the great sonny terry with our easytofollow harmonica lessons. Struggling to make 12 bar blues boogie sound awesome. Following along with both the tabs and audio files made learning these licks much easier. From the beginning, the harmonica has been an integral part of blues music.
Blues harmonica for dummies by winslow yerxa, paperback. Learn 101 new blues harmonica licks for killer improvising. Apr 26, 2017 3 easy vivi licks on blues harmonica hello and welcome to this weeks lesson, where i will be showing you how to play 3 easy vivi licks which you can use for your own blues solos. Shop and buy the sourcebook of sonny terry licks for harmonica sheet music. With over 3,000 lesson videos, lesson plans for all skill level players, downloadable mp3s and pdfs, along with forum experts and contributors, is the place to learn. It is a good idea to learn a few different types of riffs, 1bar riffs, 2bar riffs, maybe 4bar riffs and at least one vivi. Guitar book 5 the sourcebook of sonny terry licks for harmonica little walter harmonica playalong volume book cd diatonic harmonica 100 authentic blues harmonica licks book cd 100 easy blues harmonica licks.
This weeks harmonica lesson will show you 5 famous blues licks. Instead of wasting time with nonessentials, i give you a really cool riff and then show. The following licks were inspired by musical improvisations of blues legends such as junior wells, sonny boy williamson ii, little walter, big walter horton, james cotton, howlin wolf and jeanjacques milteau. I am looking for some good song examples in the key of c. These licks are to be played with a harmonica in the key of c. I think theyre more level 2 as bending is a big part of. It is a good idea to learn a few different types of riffs, 1bar riffs, 2bar riffs, maybe 4bar riffs and at least one viviturnaround riff which will be a 4bar riff. Aug 12, 2015 hello, todays lesson is entirely theorybased and is in response to one of my students questions. Blues harmonica master steve cohen brings you this oneofakind book cd pack featuring the timeless riffs and licks of 25 blues standards. Hal leonard 100 authentic blues harmonica licks bookonline. If youre just getting started or a veteran looking to add more licks to your arsenal, this book with audio pack is for you. From basic 12bar blues backing riffs to mojopacked solo licks, steve cohen shares 100 timetested licks to help you get the most out of your 10hole diatonic harp. Jan 31, 2018 types of beginner blues harmonica riffs. Get the guaranteed best price on harmonica instruction like the hal leonard 100 authentic blues harmonica licks book online audio at musicians friend.
Struggling to make 12 slow blues riffs by sonny terry sound awesome. This stepbystep approach to blues harmonica is by the renowned harmonica player tommy morgan. Looking to see what players use between a f harp and low f harp. Learn to play 12 slow blues riffs by sonny terry on your harmonica, the tab is below. Really great value, and great introduction to blue harmonica.
Harmonica course volume 6 101 blues riffs hello and welcome to the 6th in our series in which we offer you 101 blues riffs to learn, use, modify, and take over their ownership. The simple instructions can be used to develop repertoires, construct solos, accompaniment, jamming along different types of blues, and understanding the licks and riffs that apply to blues. Use repetition of a single riff, and pauses between these riffs, to create a more melodic feeling to your playing. Blues harmonica improv, what about other styles of music. So, im going to tell you what the most common keys are, how to work out what key you are playing in 2nd position and provide you with a chart with keys for 2nd position. Come and learn some more blues licks and boost your improvising. Each riff will be played for you at a fast speed, then a slower speed and then in most cases, at an intermediate speed. This is a complete manual for harmonica players who want to learn to play in the blues style. Kyser sosa for the new modern blues harmonica logo blues harmonica blues harp harmonica lessons harmonica instruction harmonica tabs learn to play harmonica adam gussow satan and adam blues harmonica licks learn blues harp harp tabs blues harp tabs learn harmonica play blues harmonica beginner blues harmonica video harmonica. Mel bay upon completion of this book, you will understand the principle and techniques utilized in the creation of phrases and how to incorporate these concepts into your own harmonica performance. Download pdf 100 easy blues harmonica licks free online.
Author steve cohen introduces his new book and demonstrates several of the licks youll learn by working with it. Not only that but we have intro riffs, ending riffs, turnarounds and transition riffs. Simple blues riffs are perhaps the most common way for one to begin improvising on the diatonic harmonica. The lessons in this book also cover training on how to play harmonicas at different speeds. Sonny terry blues riffs learn to play harmonica download. A performer, artist and teacher of the blues harmonica with over 20 years experience teaching and performing. Mar 30, 2017 these 14 free guitar lessons are from annie raines blues harmonica blueprint, the definitive learning system for blues harmonica. You will need a harmonica in the key of c, and we will be playing in 2nd position in the key of g. The book provides tabs for 100 beginner blues licks, along with downloadable audio files to follow along. Progressive blues harmonica licks learn to play music store. The sourcebook of sonny terry licks for harmonica by sonny. Over 100 audio examples 101 razorsharp blues guitar fillin licks book and cd red dog music books razorsharp blues. Harmonica123 complete blues licks package download. Both riffs and licks usually emphasize the notes of the chord being played in the background.
Thats true for the backing tracks as very simple blues riffs and licks could be used with any of the tracks. Totally different to my bookcourse 101 blues riffs no crossover between the two. Blues riffs a riff is a slang term for a short musical phrase that is usually repeated or repeatable. If youre just getting started playing harmonica or a veteran harmonica player looking to add more licks to your arsenal, this digital book with online audio is for you. Beginner blues harmonica riffs blues harmonica kaizen. If youre intrigued by the idea of understanding and mastering the compelling yet mysterious art of playing blues on the harmonica, blues harmonica for dummies has you covered. May 16, 2017 if youre a novice hoping to learn the basics of blues harmonica, this is the quickstart lesson you need. Sourcebook of little walterbig walter licks for blues. The blues is a uniquely american art form that got its start from the collision of african and european cultures in the american south. Its a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at. When you play the blues on your harmonica, you use short sequences of notes called licks and riffs as building blocks for longer musical statements. Because blues is a simple, consistant form of music, it is a great place to begin your improv regardless of which musical styles you to play.
Mar 12, 2019 the authors focus while writing this book was to provide the right set of instructions to guide learners who wish to become experts within a short time. All examples are played on a c harp and are written in standard notation and harmonica tab. The book uses the same key throughout, so you need only invest in one harmonica to follow the instruction. Pictures and text clearly show you exactly how to hold the instrument and play. I cant think of any blues songs that i have with harp in the key of c. If youre just getting started or a veteran looking to add more licks to your arsenal, this book with audio is for you. In addition, thirty songs have been included in this harmonica book guide to provide readers with an opportunity to have practical experience with the harmonica. Use the chart to find out whether the note is played by blowing or drawingdair. Feb 02, 2019 students who have been searching for harmonica lessons for blues music can check this course out.516 120 674 303 1016 483 1138 548 1369 468 167 279 1541 1204 1547 1240 35 1549 1068 1498 475 736 1061 496 430 391 585 146 347 519 1202 1083 1413 1183 580 653 805 942 1033 962 1344 1043