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Harmonica Masterclass Lesson
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
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 within 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. Includes access to online audio.
Notation Specific to Harmonica
What Is Blues?
Construction of the Major Scale
12 Bar Blues Progression
2nd Position Chord Chart
12 Bar & 8 Bar Blues Chart
Solo Construction Guidelines
What 2nd Position is Known For
Technique & Phrasing
Notes Used for Soloing
AAA Verse Form
AAB Verse Form
AAA or AAB Verse Form with Tails
AA1A2 Verse Form
A B/A C Verse Form
ABC Verse Form
Verse Form Study
Movement Exercises & Soloing, G Cross Harp Scale
2nd through 6th Hole Cross Harp Scale Exercises & Licks
1st through 2nd Hole Cross Harp Scale Exercise & Licks
6th through 10th Hole Cross Harp Scale Exercises & Licks
Movement Exercises & Soloing, G Blues Scale
2nd through 6th Hole Blues Scale Exercises & Licks
1st through 2nd Hole Blues Scale Exercise & Licks
Entire G Blues Scale with High-End Alterations - Exercises & Licks
Scale Options when Soloing
Major Scale Soloing
Mixolydian Scale Soloing
Minor Scale Soloing
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