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Weekday Harmonica Live

Harmonica Class Daily 11 am MST

Beginner tutorials every Monday. No musical experience or skills necessary. YouTube link will appear shortly before class. Hit reload! Classes start at 5 minutes after the hour and usually wrap up within 30 minutes except on Friday when we take the full hour.

More sheet music and our newsletter is in our Harmonica Library. Video Archive of Classes is Here.

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Playlist for January 25 to 29

Monday: Weekday Harmonica Class #87 Monday January 25 link to join: 

  • Kumbaya 4 PDF
  • Diatonic Scales PDF
  • Hallelujah 4 PDF
  • Chromatic Scales PDF
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes 4 PDF

Tuesday: Weekday Harmonica Class #88 Tuesday January 26 link to join:

  • Ode to Joy 5 PDF
  • Diatonic Scales PDF
  • Happy Birthday 6 PDF
  • Chromatic Scales PDF
  • This Little Light of Mine 3 PDF

Wednesday: Weekday Harmonica Class #89 Wednesday January 27 link to join:

  • Simple Gifts 6 PDF
  • Diatonic Scales PDF
  • Home on the Range 6 PDF
  • Chromatic Scales PDF

Thursday: Weekday Harmonica Class #90 Thursday January 28 link to join:

  • When the Saints Go Marching In 4 PDF
  • Diatonic Scales PDF
  • Chromatic Scales PDF

Friday: Weekday Harmonica Class #91 Friday January 29 link to join:

  • You Are My Sunshine 3 PDF
  • Hallelujah 4 PDF
  • Happy Birthday 6 PDF
  • Home on the Range 6 PDF
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes 4 PDF
  • This Little Light of Mine 3 PDF

 

Theory: Standard Notation: Send me an email for the answer sheets

  • Resource: Diatonic Notes in C PDF
  • Resource: Chromatic Notes in C PDF
  • Resource: Chromatic Scales PDF
  • Drunken Sailor PDF
  • Frère Jacques PDF
  • Go Tell Aunt Rhody PDF
  • My Spaghetti Monster PDF

 

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How to Play Harmonica

You’ll need a diatonic harmonica in the Key of C. Here are some choices in order of price our members have used successfully. The higher priced ones are better.

To play the advanced music you’ll need a chromatic harmonica. Here are some choices in order of price our members have used successfully. The higher priced ones are better.

You should visit the Harmonica Library if you’re just getting started.

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Daily Fundamentals

  • Wash your hands. Brush your teeth.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Sit up tall and pretty. Breathe from your belly.
  • Pucker up. Gross! Kiss the harmonica … what?
  • Be ready to “tooo.” Don’t blow too hard.
  • Cup the harmonica with both hands.
  • Move your hands, not your face.
  • Harmonica tabs:
    • 4 blow
    • ~4 draw
    • 4* blow with button in
    • ~4* draw with button in