Blues Harmonica Accompaniment Playing (Book + Online Audio)
Around twenty percent of your playing time on the bandstand is spent soloing - have you studied how to play during the other eighty percent? Blues Harmonica Accompaniment Playing, within the School of the Blues Lesson Series, is 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. This book and online audio rec ...more
Product Number:
21385M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Pages:
48
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
078669422X
ISBN13:
978-07866-9422-8
Series:
School of Blues
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/13/2016
Around twenty percent of your playing time on the bandstand is spent soloing - have you studied how to play during the other eighty percent? Blues Harmonica Accompaniment Playing, within the School of the Blues Lesson Series, is 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. This book and online audio recording is for the intermediate to advanced harmonica player. Recording includes all harmonica parts notated in the book with accompaniment music. Include access to online audio.
Table of Contents & About the Author
Material Needed & Harmonica Notation
Chapter 1 - Rules of the Road
Chapter 2 - Traditional Blues Harmonica Accompaniment
Section 1 - Understanding Vocal Phrasing
Section 2 - The Art of Fills
Section 3 - Playing Under the Vocals
Chapter 3 - Horn Lines
Section 1 - Horn Punches (Playing Vertically)
Section 2 - Repetitive Horn Phrasing (Playing Horizontally)
Section 3 - Organ Padding
Chapter 4 - Hooks
Sequence Worksheet
Chapter 5 - Bass Lines
Chapter 6 - Playing the Vocal Melody
Chapter 7 - Openings, Breaks & Endings
Section 1 - Openings
Section 2 - Breaks
Section 3 - Endings
Chapter 8 - Wrapping It Up
Recommended Artist Albums
Recommended Books
Online Resources & The Making of This Book
Thanks To & The Artists
 
Audio Sample 1
Audio Sample 2
Get the extra files for your Mel Bay book by clicking the "Download Extras" button below.

downloadextras
The .zip file contains all of the extras you will need to help you learn from your Mel Bay book. Once it is downloaded to your computer, double-click the file to open. You can find out more about .zip files here.

If you are having trouble opening or downloading this file, please contact us.
Book + Online Audio
PRICE:
$ 17.99
PRICE: 
$12.99
Improvising Blues Harmonica

Author : by David Barrett and John Garcia
Format : Book + Online Audio
Complete Classic Chicago Blues Harp

Author : by David Barrett
Format : Book + Online Audio
Get Chugging: How to Play Rhythm Harmonica

Author : by Ben Hewlett and Paul Lennon
Format : Book + Online Audio