Exploring 1st 2nd or 3rd Position

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Exploring 1st 2nd or 3rd Position book from Mel Bay. Available as 3 different books. Each book also comes with online audio to hear examples from the book. Choose the book you would like or better yet, grab all three and get all the material to help you fire up your harmonica playing. Choose the book method by ordering them on the drop down menu.

Exploring 1st Position book/online audio 99185M

The "Exploring" series of books within the Harmonica Masterclass Lesson Series walks you through each of the most commonly played positions on the ten-hole diatonic harmonica. 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. The carefully sequenced lessons will walk you through both modern licks and classic licks and solos in the style of great masters of 1st Position playing like Sonny Boy Williamson II and Jimmy Reed. This book and recording is a must for the dedicated blues harmonica player! Intermediate to advanced in difficulty. Written in notation and harmonica tablature.

Exploring 2nd Position book/online audio 99183M

The "Exploring" series of books within the Harmonica Masterclass Lesson Series walks you through each of the most common played positions on the ten hole diatonic harmonica. 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. The book contains an extensive catalog of 2nd Position blues licks and phrases that use common soloing scales. This book also goes into great depth studying blues phrasing and will help you start your journey into creating great solos. Written in notation and harmonica tablature.

Exploring 3rd Position book/online audio 99184M

The "Exploring" series of books within the Harmonica Masterclass Lesson Series walks you through each of the most commonly played positions on the ten hole diatonic harmonica. 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. This volume contains the most extensive catalog of 3rd Position blues licks and phrases ever written. You will not only learn the common minor form of soloing in 3rd Position, but the less well-known major soloing like that of the great George "Harmonica" Smith. If you are looking to dig deep into the usage of advanced tongue blocking techniques, this will also be a great study for you; many of the songs in this set use tongue blocking and as a focal point. If you are also looking to get into blues chromatic playing, this book is a great primer. Playing blues chromatic is identical in movement, technique, and breath patterns to 3rd Position playing on the diatonic. Written in notation and harmonica tablature.

 

 

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