Harmonica

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Learn to play the instrument that you can put in your pocket and play anywhere. Our simple teaching methods and relaxed style will have you playing and jamming with your friends from day one. Harmonicas, from their humble beginnings have come a long way as piano tuning devices in the workshop of their inventor, Christian Freidrich Ludwig Buschmann. Today there are many different types, from bass and chord to chromatic and diatonic. The introductory Harmonica course explores the basics of diatonic harmonica playing in various styles, from folk-rock to blues You will also be introduced to the different types of harmonica and the various music associated with them.

By the end of the course you should have a solid grasp of basic harmonica technique, including playing single-note melodies, chugging patterns, blues techniques and how to play along with other musicians. With time permitting, the mechanics of the instrument including repair and tuning will also be explored. Students who participate in this class are advised to purchase the diatonic harmonics in the keys of C, D and G.Harmonica tip: “Whenever possible, be in a standing position if you are playing or practicing. Especially when you are working on your breathing technique, stand erect with your head up, back straight, and body relaxed so that you have a fighting chance of getting the airflow to originate from your diaphragm and not your mouth."

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Helpful Tip: “Whenever possible, be in a standing position if you are playing or practicing. Especially when you are working on your breathing technique, stand erect with your head up, back straight, and body relaxed so that you have a fighting chance of getting the airflow to originate from your diaphragm and not your mouth."

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