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60 Hot Licks for Harmonica

by Lonnie Joe Howell. Intermediate. An exciting collection of some of the best-known and most interesting harmonica licks and effects. The first few pages of this book offer reference and review material. Harmonica notation is explained, defining the special symbols for blow notes, draw notes, bends, and other techniques.

Book/CD Set (95097BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786607792

Anyone Can Play Harmonica

taught by Phil Duncan. Beginning. Phil has been a professional educator and performer for over 20 years. His method is designed for anyone who would like to play the harmonica. Different techniques and styles are taught including folk, gospel, country and blues.

DVD (94229DVD) $14.95 UPC: 796279097659

Basic Blues Harmonica Method

by David Barrett. Beginning. This is the companion DVD to the Basic Blues Harmonica Method. As many techniques are much better demonstrated in video format, you will find this DVD to be a great learning tool. With large charts, diagrams, and many playing examples, nothing is left to the imagination.

DVD (99104DVD) $14.95 UPC: 796279084581

Basic Harmonica Method

by David Barrett. Beginning-Intermediate. This book is meant to give you a jump-start in playing blues harmonica. You will find there are both easy and difficult techniques on the harmonica. Due to the nature and length of this book, and to avoid repetition of sections of other books by the same author- some of the more commonplace blues harmonica techniques are avoided here.

Book/CD Set (96699BCD) $10.95 ISBN 13: 9780786628889

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A Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20519) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786618033

B Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20521) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786625505

Basic Blues Harmonica Method, Level 1

by David Barrett. Beginning. Geared toward getting you playing blues harmonica as fast as possible. The songs and exercises have been designed to get you comfortable with moving around the instrument and allow you to take full advantage of the great sounding patterns available on your harmonica, without first having to learn advanced techniques such as bending. The basic techniques covered are single hole embouchure, tongue block embouchure and octaves.

Book/CD Set (99103BCD) $16.99 ISBN 13: 9780786656561

Bf Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20520) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786624744

Af Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20518) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786617739

The Backpacker's Songbook

by Jerry Silverman. Beginning-Intermediate. This compact book presents 130 songs in a convenient 5 1/2 inches by 8 inch format. All selections are written in leadsheet format for voice with complete lyrics, guitar chords and harmonica tablature. Ideal for the trail or campfire singing, take it along on your next hike or camping trip.

Book (95632) $9.95 ISBN 13: 9780786613748

Bluegrass & Country Music for Harmonica

by Phil Duncan. Intermediate. Attention all harmonica enthusiast! Join in the fun of playing at a bluegrass festival with a bluegrass band. This book brings to you the often performed tunes by every bluegrass and country player of all instruments.

Book/CD Set (93990BCD) $18.95 ISBN 13: 9780786628735

Basic Blues Harp QWIKGUIDE

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. Written for the 10-hole diatonic harmonica in C in notation and tablature (arrows and hole numbers) with chord symbols, this beginners text offers instruction on vibrato, bending tones, crossharp style, blues progressions, and tunes. Most of the tunes include lyrics, which in some cases emphasize the technique or skill being taught in an exercise. In addition to the original blues and boogie exercises used to teach specific skills, eight traditional songs are included.

Book/CD Set (98584BCD) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786650781

Adult Harmonica Method

by David Barrett. Beginning. Adult Harmonica Method is an exciting harmonica course that teaches reading and playing for the person looking to study at home or with a community harmonica band. Whether you stay with the harmonica or move on to another instrument, the music studies in this book will prepare you for a fruitful lifetime of music making. The recording contains all the music examples with piano accompaniment for the popular melodies and a full size blues band for the Rhythm and Blues songs.

Book/CD Set (20093BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786664627

Basic Blues Chromatic for the Diatonic Player

by David Barrett. Intermediate. This book and CD has instruction for: the brand new chromatic player; the experienced chromatic player who wants to learn blues; and for the diatonic blues harmonica player wanting to apply their skills to the chromatic. This book teaches the scales, phrasing, licks, articulation and same fantastic lines that all of the current and past blues chromatic greats have to offer. The recording includes detailed technique examples, songs, and full-band background tracks to play along with.

Book/CD Set (99186BCD) $17.95 ISBN 13: 9780786663200

Blues Grooves for Harmonica

by Doc Span and Ross Williams. Beginning-Intermediate. This audio CD and booklet presents 10 backing tracks for you to practice soloing. Each track is recorded twice, once with harmonica and once without. Improve your timing by keeping up with a professional group.

Book/CD Set (98951CDB) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786664542

Basic Chromatic Harmonica QWIKGUIDE

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. A quick, informative manual about chromatic harmonica. It takes you through the fundamentals of the instrument using standard notation and harmonica tablature (arrows and numbers), making the chromatic accessible to everyone. This book does not require any previous knowledge of music.

Book/CD Set (98586BCD) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786650804

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Blues Harmonica Accompaniment Playing

by David Barrett. Intermediate-Advanced. Around 20 percent of your playing time on the bandstand is spent soloing­have you studied how to play during the other eighty percent? An exciting journey into the art of traditional blues harmonica accompaniment (playing fills, under vocals and chording patterns) as well as modern approaches to playing horn, organ and bass lines. Additional studies cover openings, breaks and endings.

Book/CD Set (21385BCD) $14.99 ISBN 13: 9780786676378

Blues Harmonica Play-Along Trax

by David Barrett. Beginning. An exciting play-along that contains the most common grooves used in blues bands today. Notated examples for the ten hole diatonic harmonica are provided as well to give you an idea of how you can approach accompanying a vocalist or instrumentalist. Along with the 15 jam tracks, the book is accompanied by a CD recording of all examples (played by author David Barrett) along with the background music.

Book/CD Set (21055BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786673933

Blues Harp Classics Pocketbook

by David Barrett. Beginning. A handy, pocket-sized book of favorites blues solos for the harmonica. Selection include San Francisco Bay Blues; Beale Street Blues; Frankie & Johnny; Alabama Bound; Wanderin'; and Deep River Blues.

Pocketbook (96319) $1.25 ISBN 13: 9780786625017

Building Harmonica Technique

by David Barrett. Multiple Levels. Offering a comprehensive study of harmonica techniques and blues soloing concepts, this book contains studies and etudes on bending notes (draw and blow), throat vibrato, two-hole shakes, tongue blocking, acoustic and amplified playing, music theory, blues scales, octave substitutions, playing positions, and position substitutes.

Book/CD Set (95167BCD) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786627790

Blues Harp Licks Chart

by David Barrett. Beginning. This Chart will help you increase your lick vocabulary and develop your soloing skills. The licks are presented with and without bending to musical examples on CD. An in-depth phrasing chart is also included to show you how to place your new licks into context.

Chart+CD (20719BCD) $9.95 ISBN 13: 9780786671830

Blues Harmonica Jam Tracks & Soloing Concepts #1

by David Barrett. Beginning-Intermediate. Upon completion of this book/CD set, you will understand the principle and techniques utilized in the creation of phrases and how to incorporate these concepts into your own harmonica performance. The companion CD contains jam tracks for incorporating new licks and ideas. Notation and harmonica tablature.

Book/CD Set (99105BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786656530

Blues Harmonica Starter Kit

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. Includes Blues Harp Book/CD set, Harmonicare Chart, Blues Harp Pocketbook, Blues Harp Classics Pocketbook, and a Hohner Bluesband harmonica in the key of C. The book discusses the 12 Bar Blues, a touch of jazz, country fills (licks), and country tunes in blues style. The chart shows in considerable detail procedures for pinpointing and fixing common harmonica problems.

Starter Kit (96676BW) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786628582

Building Harmonica Technique Volume 1 & 2

taught by David Barrett. Beginning-Intermediate. Designed to augment level 2 of David Barrett's Harmonica Masterclass Series, this video bridges the gap between what can be studied at home and what can only be learned in private lessons. Fantastic visuals and camera close-ups ensure that even the smallest details are seen. Topics include how to practice, holding the harmonica, memorizing the harp, and several lessons on embouchure, articulation, properties of a bend, draw bend embouchure, articulating the bend, blow bending, over-bends, vibrato types, music theory, 12-bar blues, and soloing scales.

DVD (99107DVD) $19.95 UPC: 796279097765

Blues Harp Pocketbook

by David Barrett. Intermediate. Take a jump into the great world of blues harmonica. This book covers note reading, embouchure, rhythm, and blues progressions. Packed with tons of blues songs utilizing both major and natural minor diatonic harmonicas.

Pocketbook (96290) $1.25 ISBN 13: 9780786624553

Blues Harp

by Phil Duncan. Multiple Levels. Written for diatonic and chromatic harmonica, this is one of the hottest-selling blues harp books available. As usual, Phil Duncan's instructions are thorough and easy to understand. One of the best books in this popular harmonica style.

Book+CD+DVD (93814SET) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786643103

Blues Harmonica Jam Tracks & Soloing Concepts #2

by David Barrett. Beginning-Intermediate. The CD that accompanies the book contains nine new jam tracks. These songs range from slow to very fast, and they demonstrate common deviations from the standard 12 bar blues, including one in a minor key. In the instructional portion of this book/CD set, you'll study phrasing and learn how to build solos and instrumental songs as the 12 bar blues structure repeats during a song.

Book/CD Set (99110BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786656547

Blues Harp Songbook

by Dieter Kropp. Beginning-Intermediate. For beginners and everyone who wants to expand and refine their playing.

Building Harmonica Technique Volume 3 & 4

taught by David Barrett. Intermediate-Advanced. This DVD portion of Level 3 of David Barrett's Harmonica Masterclass Series includes: 12-bar blues, construction, the IV chord, the V-IV-I transition, turnaround, constructing your solo, soloing blocks, soloing themes, song forms, phrasing, breath balance, breath patterns, scale combinations, soloing positions, tone, and music theory.

DVD (99113DVD) $19.95 UPC: 796279097710

Blues Harp

by Phil Duncan. Multiple Levels. Written for diatonic and chromatic harmonica, this is one of the hottest-selling blues harp books available. As usual, Phil Duncan's instructions are thorough and easy to understand. One of the best books in this popular harmonica style.

Book (93814) $12.95 ISBN 13: 9780871668905

Book/CD Set (9783802406218) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9783802406218

Blues Harmonica Method, Level 1

By David Barrett. Beginning. An exciting beginning blues harmonica course. The ideas presented are solid in the blues tradition with great sounding bluesy licks to play, even at the beginning level! Phrasing Concepts (how small pieces of music, called licks, are organized to create a pleasing solo), 12 Bar Blues Theory, Vibrato, Shakes and Tongue Blocking are covered.

Bluesband Harmonica Key of C

An inexpensive, quality harmonica by the harmonica leader, Hohner. An outstanding value at a very affordable price. Available in the key of C.

Instrument (94583IX) $4.95 ISBN 13: 9780786615582

C Harmonica Blues Play-Along Trax

by David Barrett. Beginning-Intermediate. Get a back-up band in a box! This booklet/2CD set is part of Level 2 in David Barrett's Complete Blues Harmonica Lesson Series for the studying harmonica player in both private and group settings. The first CD helps you master licks in 2nd position.

Book/CD Set (20004CDB) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786663682

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Book/CD Set (21053BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786673162

C Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20119) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786613700

Chromatic Harmonica Solos

by Phil Duncan. Intermediate. A wonderful collection of favorite folk and classic themes are artistically arranged for chromatic harmonica solo in this book/CD package. All songs on the CD are split-track for playalong. Selected songs are recorded.

Book/CD Set (95404BCD) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786603275

Complete Chromatic Harmonica Method

by Phil Duncan. Multiple Levels. A comprehensive chromatic harmonica method by noted writer and clinician Phil Duncan. Contains excellent harmonica arrangements of 60 tunes ranging in style from light classics to folk and country.

Book+CD+DVD (93890SET) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786672011

Deluxe Harmonica Method

by Phil Duncan. Multiple Levels. This book is a complete guide to playing the 10-hole diatonic harmonica. Its purpose is to help the beginning student avoid the trail and error method of playing the harmonica through step-by-step technical instruction and an extensive, graded repertoire. Rather than overwhelming the student with the "all at once" approach, fundamentals of note reading are gradually introduced throughout the book's 100-plus pages.

Book (93737) $12.95 ISBN 13: 9780871663825

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Children's Harmonica Method

by William Bay. Beginning. Absolutely the easiest step-bystep method available. Ideal for young children in either individual or group instruction, this text presents basic concepts and very carefully advances the child into harmonica performance. Utilizes favorite melodies such as Jingle Bells; London Bridge; Oh When the Saints; Pop Goes the Weasel; Camptown Races: and more.

Book (94068) $6.95 ISBN 13: 9780871669179

Classic Chicago Blues Harp #1

by David Barrett. Beginning-Intermediate. The second level lesson book in the Harmonica Masterclass Lesson Series. This book starts with more songs, exercises, and rhythm training, then leads you through a variety of bending techniques. You'll also learn many other more advanced techniques used by professional players, such as shakes, glissandos, breaks, and the different types of throat vibrato.

Book/CD Set (99106BCD) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786656585

Complete Classic Chicago Blues Harp

by David Barrett. Multiple Levels. This book is meant to take an instrument and musical style and teach it to the people who made it so popular, the blues listening public. A comprehensive lesson and study book for the intermediate and advanced diatonic harmonica player, Classic Chicago Blues Harp presents techniques, progressive examples and accompanying twelve bar blues exercise and examples. Special attention is given to the accurate reading of blues rhythms and each notated tune is carefully marked with tablature indicating precisely where to find individual notes.

Book/CD Set (95452BCD) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786665631

Deluxe Harmonica Method

by Phil Duncan. Multiple Levels. A complete guide to playing the 10-hole diatonic harmonica. Its purpose is to help the beginning student avoid the trial and error method of playing the harmonica through step by step technical instruction and an extensive, graded repertoire. Guitar chords are provided for most of the well-known tunes in the book.

Book+CD+DVD (93737SET) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786672028

Christmas Songs for Harmonica

by Phil Duncan. Multiple Levels. A collection of Christmas and Hanukkah songs arranged for chromatic, diatonic, and cross harp. A unique, must have book for the harmonica enthusiast. The CD is a stereo recording of chromatic and diatonic harmonica solos that includes over 53 minutes of tunes from the book arranged singly and in medleys.

Book/CD Set (95156BCD) $15.95 ISBN 13: 9780786626380

Classic Chicago Blues Harp #2

by David Barrett. Intermediate-Advanced. Follows book/CD #1 and is a progressive lesson book that walks you step-by-step from the intermediate stages of playing the harmonica to the very advanced. This lesson book is the main backbone to the Harmonica Masterclass Lesson Series.

Book/CD Set (99111BCD) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786656622

D Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20512) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786616619

E Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20514) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786616633

Chromatic Harmonica Pocketbook

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. This handy, pocket-sized instructional book offers basic information on reading music and harmonica playing techniques, as well as 21 songs in notation and tablature, many with lyrics. This book is a tremendous value for the price and can be kept as a daily practice guide and study reference manual.

Pocketbook (96291) $1.25 ISBN 13: 9780786624560

Complete Chromatic Harmonica Method

by Phil Duncan. Multiple Levels. A comprehensive chromatic harmonica method by noted writer and clinician Phil Duncan. Contains excellent harmonica arrangements of 60 tunes ranging in style from light classics to folk and country.

Book (93890) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780871668318

Df Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20511) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786616442

Easiest Blues Harp Book

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. The ideal way to get started playing today's blues harmonica styles. First, you will learn the basic techniques needed to play blues harp, such as lip blocking, single tone, bending, the slide, tremblo, and vibrato. Then, you'll play riffs, blues harp solos, and blues rhythm chord studies.

Book (94673) $4.95 ISBN 13: 9781562223038

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Easiest Harmonica Book

by William Bay. Beginning. The format is simple and visually attractive. Through graded lessons, the student is taught how to find and play the individual notes on the diatonic harmonica, as well as learning to read simple musical notation.

Book (94411) $4.95 ISBN 13: 9780871669827

Exploring 3rd Position

by David Barrett. Intermediate-Advanced. This book and recording for 3rd position focuses on the basic principles of what makes 3rd Position work, scales that help maneuverability and speed within 3rd Position, and interactive jamming with David Barrett and the David Barrett Blues Band.

Book/CD Set (99184BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786661077

First Lessons Blues Harmonica

by David Barrett. Beginning. An exciting beginning blues harmonica course! The ideas presented are solidly in the blues tradition with great sounding bluesy licks to play, even at the beginning level! Topics include Phrasing Concepts (how small pieces of music, called licks, are organized to create a pleasing solo), 12 Bar Blues Theory, Vibrato, Shakes, and Tongue Blocking.

Book+CD+DVD (20180SET) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786625536

Stephen Foster Songs for Harmonica

arranged by Phil BeginningDuncan. Intermediate. Stephen Collins Foster was the "tune smith" of the 1800's. His music was everywhere. Foster's music has become part of our folklore and is still being played today.

Book/CD Set (96306BCD) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786632275

Easiest Harmonica Tunes for Children

by Larry McCabe. Beginning. This book of easy tunes is for all beginning harmonica players. No prior playing experience or note reading ability is required.

F Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20515) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786617708

Fun with the Harmonica

by William Bay. Beginning. A great beginner's book for learning diatonic harmonica performance. Contains 42 songs, all easy and fun to play. Diatonic, Blues, and Chromatic harmonica stylings are all contained in this book.

Book (93305) $5.95 ISBN 13: 9780871664488

First Lessons Harmonica

by David Barrett. Beginning. An exciting set-by-step instruction course for the ten-hole diatonic harmonica.á Subjects covered are: reading music notation; rhythm training; train patterns; folk tunes; blues; bending; vibrato; tongue blocking single notes and octaves; and instruction on all three common harmonica positions (1st, 2nd and 3rd).

Book+CD+DVD (20118SET) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786632121

Book/CD Set (21250BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786676125

Ef Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20513) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786616626

Fs Harmoica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20516) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786617715

Fun with the Harmonica

by William Bay. Beginning. A great beginner's book for learning diatonic harmonica performance. Contains 42 songs, all easy and fun to play. Diatonic, Blues, and Chromatic harmonica stylings are all contained in this book.

Book+CD+DVD (93305SET) $17.95 ISBN 13: 9780786672875

First Lessons Harmonica

by David Barrett. Beginning. An exciting set-by-step instruction course for the ten-hole diatonic harmonica. Subjects covered are: reading music notation; rhythm training; train patterns; folk tunes; blues; bending; vibrato; tongue blocking single notes and octaves; and instruction on all three common harmonica positions (1st, 2nd and 3rd). Book is accompanied by CD recording of all examples played by author David Barrett along with background music.

Book/CD Set (20118BCD) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786665877

Exploring 1st Position

by David Barrett. Intermediate-Advanced. This volume for 1st Position focuses on the basic principles of what makes 1st Position work, scales that help maneuverability and speed within 1st Position, and interactive jamming with David Barrett and the David Barrett Blues Band. The book contains the most extensive catalog of 1st Position blues licks and phrases ever written.

Book/CD Set (99185BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786661084

Favorite Harmonica Songs QWIKGUIDE

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. This book uses the 12 or 16-hole chromatic harmonica in the key of C, as well as the 10-hole diatonic in the key of C, in standard tuning and blues harp style. The tunes are written in standard notation and tablature (arrows and numbers) with guitar chords.

Book/CD Set (98585BCD) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786650798

G Harmonica Book

by Jim Major. Beginning. Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10hole major diatonic harmonica.

Book (20517) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786617722

Exploring 2nd Position

by David Barrett. Intermediate-Advanced. This volume for 2nd position focuses on the basic principles of what makes 2nd Position work, scales that help maneuverability and speed with in 2nd Position, deep study into blues phrasing, and interactive jamming with David Barrett and the David Barrett Blues Band.

Book/CD Set (99183BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786661046

First Lessons Blues Harmonica

by David Barrett. Beginning. The ideas presented are solidly in the blues tradition with great sounding bluesy licks to play, even at the beginning level! Topics include Phrasing Concepts (how small pieces of music, called licks, are organized to create a pleasing solo), 12 Bar Blues Theory, Vibrato, Shakes, and Tongue Blocking.

Book/CD Set (20180BCD) $7.95 ISBN 13: 9780786668106

First Lessons: Blues Harmonica French Edition

by David Barrett. Beginning. An exciting beginning blues harmonica course! The ideas presented are solidly in the blues tradition with great sounding bluesy licks to play, even at the beginning level! Topics include Phrasing Concepts (how small pieces of music, called licks, are organized to create a pleasing solo), 12 Bar Blues Theory, Vibrato, Shakes, and Tongue Blocking.

Book/CD Set (20180BCDF) $9.95 ISBN 13: 9780786677344

Get Chugging

by Ben Hewlett and Paul Lennon. Beginning-Intermediate. This book/CD set aims to teach you the basics - rhythm and breathing; tunes will come later. This revolutionary approach has helped thousands of new harmonica players; now it's YOUR turn! Chugging is all about sound textures - rich train sounds, gruff blues and spiraling country dance beats.

Book/CD Set (20848BCD) $17.95 ISBN 13: 9780786632831

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Gig Savers: Gig Savers: Harmonica Econo Pak Harmonica Pocket by William Bay. Essential Quick Charts Harmonica Amplifiers Companion Beginning. A very by David Barrett. by William Bay. for the Diatonic economical way to BeginningBeginning. Areas covlearn the harmonica. Harmonica Intermediate. One ered are: the head, EQ

by David Barrett. Beginning. The Gig SaversTM series has been designed to give studying harmonica players answers to common questions in a brief, affordable, yet informative fashion. Full diatonic harmonica key charts, bending charts, over-bend charts, position charts, major and minor scale charts, and Lee Oskar special tuning charts are covered.

Book (20172) $2.99 ISBN 13: 9780786667246

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and effects section, speakers, extension cabinets, tube substitutions, amp size for venue and controlling feedback, and matching an amplifier with a microphone.

Book (20174) $2.99 ISBN 13: 9780786668168

Package includes two instruction booklets with folk and blues favorites, and a harmonica in the key of C. A great gift item for any music enthusiast.

Book/Instrument (94432PIX) $9.95 ISBN 13: 9780786613946

hundred and twenty diatonic harmonica favorites with guitar chords shown on each tune. This book, combined with the Harmonica Songbook, will give the diatonic harmonica player a tremendous repertoire of songs to play!

Book (93884) $9.95 ISBN 13: 9780871669674

Gig Savers: Harmonica Microphones

by David Barrett and Fritz Hasenpusch. Beginning. The first published book to specifically cover harmonica microphones and their usage. Subjects covered are: popular microphone models, bodies, elements, accessories, interchangeability and customization, and how they are used and matched with an amplifier.

Book (20173) $2.99 ISBN 13: 9780786668151

Harmonica for Fun and Health

by David Barrett co-author Dennis Bucko, M.D. Beginning. Learn to read music, play popular songs and be part of an ensemble. For home study, senior wellness classes and better breathers groups. Specially designed lessons and information for those with COPD and related pulmonary diseases.

Book/CD Set (20083BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786607648

Harmonica Position Chart

by David Barrett. Beginning. Covers all the basics needed by a harmonica player to play in First, Second and Third Position. For each position in-depth charts and notated examples (using standard music notation and TAB) are provided. This includes: C harmonica note layout chart; C harmonica note layout chart with bends; the natural scale available in that position with and without bends; the chords of that position's key; the chords used for blues in that position; 12 bar blues chart with root notes of the chords for that position; blues scale and band/harmonica reference key for that position.

Chart (20720) $4.95 ISBN 13: 9780786671946

Gig Savers: Essential Scales for the Diatonic Harmonica

by David Barrett. Beginning. The Gig SaversTM series has been designed to give studying harmonica players answers to common questions in a brief, affordable, yet informative fashion. Essential Scales covers the main body of music knowledge needed by all harmonica players.

Book (20171) $2.99 ISBN 13: 9780786668144

Harmonica Handbook

by William Bay. Beginning-Intermediate. A handy collection of 24 popular harmonica songs packaged with a split-track CD! Fun music to play. Excellent play-along repertoire for practice with a C diatonic harmonica.

Book/CD Set (94174BCD) $10.95 ISBN 13: 9780786627066

Gospel Harp

by Phil Duncan. Intermediate. A collection for diatonic, crossharp, and chromatic harmonica. The gospel songs presented here are written as the song has been presented throughout the years. Key changes have been made to accommodate the harmonica.

Book (95331) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786601776

Gig Savers: Essential Theory for the Diatonic Harmonica

by David Barrett. Beginning. The Gig SaversTM series has been designed to give studying harmonica players answers to common questions in a brief, affordable, yet informative fashion. Essential Theory covers the main body of music knowledge needed by all harmonica players. Music reading, how to build chromatic and diatonic scales, all triad chord qualities, position theory, and the 12 bar blues progression are taught.

Book (20170) $2.99 ISBN 13: 9780786668021

Harmonica Songbook

by William Bay. Beginning-Intermediate. This book features 121 favorite harmonic tunes in the following nine categories: Western songs, ballads, gospel songs, Irish tunes, songs of the sea, classics, international songs, folk songs, and fun songs. Guitar chords are shown over the melody line for each song. Written for the 10hole diatonic harmonica in C, the location of every note is indicated by a number and a "blow" or "draw" arrow.

Book (93882) $10.95 ISBN 13: 9780871665003

Harmonica of David 'Hurricane' Hoerl

taught by David 'Hurricane' Hoerl. Beginning-Intermediate. In this lesson David introduces you to many important harmonica concepts and techniques including: cupping & tone control, vibrato, blowing & drawing chords, single note blocking, tongue blocking, tongue blocking octaves, bending notes, playing the scale using bends, blowing bends, warbles, back up harmonica, jam tracks, electric (amplified) harmonica, playing cross harp, and position playing.

DVD (DHDVD01) $29.95 UPC: 306196060294

Harmonica Chord Chart

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. A unique and handy chord guide containing basic major and minor chords along with diminished and seventh chords in all keys. An outstanding reference for the serious harmonica player as well as for the beginner. Chords are shown in notation with harmonica diagrams.

Chart (95792) $4.95 ISBN 13: 9780786618743

Gig Savers: First Harmonica Gig

by David Barrett. Beginning. The Gig Savers" series has been designed to give studying harmonica players answers to common questions in a brief, affordable, yet informative fashion. First Gig is the first published book to specifically cover what a harmonica player is to do from before he or she leaves the house until the gig is over. Areas covered are: jam session etiquette; amp, mic and harp choice; building set lists; and everything else a performing harmonica player may run into.

Book (20175) $2.99 ISBN 13: 9780786668175

Harmonica Tune Book, Pocketbook Deluxe Series

by William Bay. Beginning. A comprehensive 96-page, pocket/case sized perfectbound collection of all time favorite harmonica solos. Includes western songs, folk songs, gospel favorites, Celtic melodies and more; all songs presented in harmonica tablature with blow & draw arrows and diatonic whole numbers.

Pocketbook (21198) $4.95 ISBN 13: 9780786674428

Harmonica Classics

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. Written for chromatic, cross harp and diatonic harmonica. This fine collection presents Phil Duncan's arrangements on 44 classical music favorites.

Book (94045) $9.95 ISBN 13: 9781562221553

Harmonica Pocketbook

Beginning. This informative booklet contains all the basics needed to start playing harmonica. It covers proper playing position, basic music reading (which is not required), and many great tunes in standard notation with blow/draw arrows and hole numbers indicated for each note. Written for a 10-hole diatonic harmonica in the key of C.

Pocketbook (93706) $1.25 ISBN 13: 9780871665461

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Harmonica Wall Chart

by David Barrett. Multiple Levels. A reference chart for the 10hole major diatonic harmonica and chromatic harmonica. Includes for the diatonic harmonica: 1) A chart of notes for all major keys and relative positions; 2) Note layout for standard draw and blow bending; 3) Note layout for over-bending; 4) Lee Oskar Altered Tunings; and 5) The most common scales. For chromatic harmonica, the chart shows 1) Note layout for 10, 12 and 16 hole chromatic harmonicas; and 2) Complete major and minor scales along with common modes.

Wall Chart (20291) $8.95 ISBN 13: 9780786667567

HARMONICA

Instant Harmonica Starter Kit

by William Bay. Beginning. This kit contains the Fun with the Harmonica (with CD), More Songs for Harmonica, and a Hohner Bluesband harmonica in the key of C. The Fun with the Harmonica and its accompanying split-track CD are a complete teaching course for the beginning harmonica player. More Songs for the Harmonica will give you hours of enjoyment with folk and blues favorites.

Starter Kit (96731BW) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786629428

Master of Harp

by Rene Giessen. Beginning. Master of Harmonica covers both the diatonic and chromatic harmonica. Topics covered include blocking techniques, intervals, standard music theory, ornamentations and vibrato. Music is shown in easy to follow diagram format and standard notation.

Book/CD Set (610292) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9783899220056

My First Harmonica

Beginning. No previous knowledge required! With this book your child can start playing right away. Everything you need to know about the basics of music is explained especially for little ones.

Book/Instrument (3802405757) $9.95 ISBN 13: 9783802405754

Irish Melodies for Harmonica

by Phil Duncan. Beginning-Intermediate. This book contains 138 well-known Irish jigs, reels, hornpipes, set dances, O'Carolan tunes, folksongs, ballads, airs and waltzes. These wonderful Irish melodies are written in harmonica tablature and standard notation for use on the 12-hole chromatic, standard 10-hole diatonic, and tremolo harmonica. Learning these melodies will enhance your playing skills as well as your repertoire.

Book/CD Set (96656BCD) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786629206

Method for Diatonic and Chromatic Harmonica

by J.J. Milteau. Beginning-Intermediate. The ideal tool for harmonica beginners in any style, from Blues to Country, Rock or Jazz: A book with clear explanations about the instrument, how to choose it, hold it, blow and draw easily, bends, the vibratos, tongue blocking and octaves, positions, playing in rhythm and even a lexis about the most usual terms used on the planet harmonica. A CD with numerous exercises and slowed down versions, melodies in different positions, scales descriptions and rhythm tracks to play along.

Book/CD Set (20588BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786607723

Recital Pieces for Chromatic Harmonica

by Jia-Yi He. Intermediate-Advanced. The author has played these pieces for recitals and concerts in many countries and taught these in his class at the Turtle Bay Music School. The notation clearly indicates the hole numbers, breath changes and slide controls on harmonica.

Book (20706) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786672240

Harmonicare Chart

by Phil Duncan. Multiple Levels. A handy chart showing in considerable detail procedures for pinpointing and fixing common harmonica problems. An ideal publication for keeping your harmonica working properly and sounding clean and clear! Includes maintenance, repair, cleaning tips, reed alignment, reed adjustment, reed action and response, tuning, reed enhancement, wind saver care, and valve placement.

Chart (94752) $4.95 ISBN 13: 9781562223519

Scales, Patterns & Bending Exercises #1

by David Barrett. Beginning-Intermediate. Learn the most common scales and modes used on the major diatonic harmonica. The intention behind these extensive exercises is to develop agility and speed on the instrument. Single-note patterns are introduced without bends.

Book/CD Set (99109BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786656615

Hymns for Harmonica

by Phil Duncan. Intermediate. 98 favorite hymns, gospel songs, and spirituals arranged in several different keys for diatonic, cross harp, or chromatic harmonica solo. In notation only. The book will give many hours of playing pleasure to the beginner as well as the advanced performer.

Book (93861) $11.95 ISBN 13: 9780871666918

Learn to Play Blues Harmonica

by Don Baker. Beginning-Intermediate. This book shows you all the techniques, including vibrato, wahwah, note-bending and cross-playing, which are necessary to become a great blues player. The companion CD demonstrates all the exercises, solos and techniques that are in the book. There is a full band backing the harmonica playing.

Book/CD Set (WM1361CD) $21.95 ISBN 13: 9781857201376

More Songs for Harmonica

by William Bay. BeginningIntermediate. A full collection of popular harmonica songs for the beginning player. All songs are easy and fun to play, and are marked with blow/draw and hole indications. Written for the 10-hole diatonic harmonica in C.

Book (94426) $5.95 ISBN 13: 9781562220006

Scales, Patterns, & Bending Exercises #2

by David Barrett. Beginning-Intermediate. This book covers the most common scales and modes used on the entire Lee Oskar Harmonica System. There are extensive exercises that help develop your agility and speed on the instrument.

Book/CD Set (99112BCD) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786656639

Improvising Blues Harmonica

by David Barrett and John Garcia. Intermediate-Advanced. A groundbreaking method explaining the mysterious world of improvising. Concepts in this material have been proven over a decade of private lessons and workshops held around the world.

Book/CD Set (20943BCD) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786673216

Charlie Musselwhite Power Blues Harp

by Charlie Musselwhite & Phil Duncan. Intermediate. This book is designed for those who play diatonic or chromatic harmonica or both. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate player, each chapter presents a new and distinct learning experience. The chapters may be approached in sequence or in a haphazard fashion, without even completing a given chapter - as long as a particular sequences of exercises is completed within that chapter.

Book/CD Set (94359BCD) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786628759

Learn To Play Rock & Blues Harp

taught by Phil Duncan. Beginning. A uniquely contemporary method designed for the person who wants to play harmonica in the rock and blues style. You will by led through a series of creative exercises that will systematically prepare you for this exciting type of playing. No prior music experience is necessary.

DVD (94347DVD) $14.95 UPC: 796279101257

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Sonny Terry: Whoopin' The Blues 1958-1974

performance by Sonny Terry. Intermediate. Blues harmonica legend Sonny Terry performs 15 of his best-known tunes including: Crazy About You Baby, Buck Dance, Hand Jive, Rock Island Line, My Baby Done Changed the Lock, Sweet Woman Blues, John Henry, Midnight Special, and Poor Man Fighting a Losing Battle. A biographical booklet is included.

DVD (13057DVD) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9781579409876

Howlin' Wolf In Concert, 1970

performed by Howlin' Wolf. Intermediate. This DVD shows Howlin' Wolf prowling on stage at the first Washington D.C. Blues Festival in November 1970, supported by his topnotch band.

DVD (13099DVD) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9781579408572

You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp

taught by Phil Duncan. Beginning. An innovative video that enables the student to play rhythm chords immediately to create exciting sounds on the harmonica, You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp is designed to allow the beginning student to gain maximum results in the shortest amount of time. Designed to be used with the book of the same title, this video demonstrates selected examples from the book. Examples are clearly indicated so the student can find the corresponding exercise in the book.

DVD (94698DVD) $14.95 UPC: 796279084321

You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica

by George Heaps-Nelson and Barbara Koehler. Beginning. A wonderful, easy-to-understand beginning harmonica book for both folk and blues harmonica stylings. Several different styles are analyzed and representive tunes are given in each style. With the various sections the songs are roughly graded as to difficulty.

Book+CD+DVD (94303SET) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786659715

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You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. An innovative book that enables the student to play rhythm chords immediately to create exciting sounds on the harmonica. The student is guided is developing the ability to hear blues progressions and styles Upon completion of this method, the student will have developed the ability to handle the demands of most blues music. Written by a masterful teacher with years of studio, classroom, and workshop experience.

Book (94698) $10.95 ISBN 13: 9781562223090

Tremolo and Octave Harmonica Method

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. At last, a complete method on how to play the tremolo and octave harmonicas. Another Phil Duncan step by step method designed to help you learn to play these special double reed harmonicas. Irish, folk, gospel, bluegrass, and country are a few of the musical styles covered.

Book/CD Set (96317BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786653461

You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp

taught by Phil Duncan. Beginning. An innovative book that enables the student to play rhythm chords immediately to create exciting sounds on the harmonica. Designed to allow the beginning student to gain maximum results in the shortest amount of time. The student is guided in developing the ability to hear blues progressions and styles. Upon completion of this method, the student will have developed the ability to handle the demands of most blues music.

Book+DVD (94698DP) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786667734

You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica

by George Heaps-Nelson and Barbara McLintock Koehler; video taught by Phil Duncan. Beginning. A wonderful, easy-to-understand beginning harmonica book for learning both folk and blues harmonica stylings. Several different styles are analyzed and representative tunes are given in each style. Within the various sections the songs are roughly graded by difficulty.

Book+DVD (94303DP) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786667840

Voggy's Harmonica Book

by Martina Holtz. Beginning. The easy way to learn Harmonica for children 6+ years. Little Voggy will be your child's companion on his adventurous wandering through the fascinating world of music. From proper playing position and playing technique to reading music, playing single notes and whole songs -everything your child needs to know is explained thoroughly and easy to understand.

Book/CD Set (3802404610) $12.95 ISBN 13: 9783802404610

You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp

by Phil Duncan. Beginning. An innovative book that enables the student to play rhythm chords immediately to create exciting sounds on the harmonica. The student is guided in developing the ability to hear blues progressions and styles. Upon completion of this method, the student will have developed the ability to handle the demands of most blues music.

Book/CD Set (94698BCD) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786644056

You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica

taught by Phil Duncan. Beginning. Phil Duncan guides the viewer through the solos and techniques found in Mel Bay's popular You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica book.

DVD (94303DVD) $14.95 UPC: 796279084215

You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica

by George Heaps-Nelson and Barbara McClintock Koehler. Beginning. A wonderful, easy-to-understand beginning harmonica book for learning both folk and blues harmonica stylings. Several different styles are analyzed and representative tunes are given in each style. Within the various sections the songs are roughly graded as to difficulty.

Book (94303) $10.95 ISBN 13: 9780871662644

Voggy's Harmonica Set

by Martina Holtz. Beginning. Off to a good start with games and fun, for children (6+ years and up) Learning to play the harmonica is child's play with this neat set that contains everything you need to start making music. Explained in really easy terms, right from the first note! Take this bright, colorful harmonica with you wherever you go.

Book/CD/Instrument (3802404718) $26.95 ISBN 13: 9783802404719

You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp

taught by Phil Duncan. Beginning. An innovative book that enables the student to play rhythm chords immediately to create exciting sounds on the harmonica, You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp is designed to allow the beginning student to gain maximum results in the shortest amount of time. The student is guided in developing the ability to hear blues progressions and styles.

Book+CD+DVD (94698SET) $24.95 ISBN 13: 9780786639281

Youth Harmonica Method

by David Barrett. Beginning. An exciting harmonica course that teaches reading and playing music for the person looking to study at home or with a school harmonica band. Whether the student stays with the harmonica or moves on to another instrument, the music studies in this book will prepare them for a fruitful lifetime of music making. The recording contains all the music examples with piano accompaniment for the popular melodies and a full size blues band for the Rhythm and Blues songs.

Book/CD Set (20092BCD) $14.95 ISBN 13: 9780786664603

You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica

by George Heaps-Nelson & Barbara Koehler. Beginning. A wonderful, easy-to-understand beginning harmonica book for both folk and blues harmonica stylings. Several different styles are analyzed and representive tunes are given in each style. With the various sections the songs are roughly graded by difficulty.

Book/CD Set (94303BCD) $19.95 ISBN 13: 9780786657728

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