There is plenty you can discover on your own when learning to play music but sometimes the instrument itself can be a distraction. The constant exploration can lead to a serious lack of focus when it comes to the learning process. So, today, I’m going to offer up a bit of advice when it comes […]
Learning to bend on the 10 hole diatonic harmonica is one of the most challenging skills that you will encounter. It requires patience and plenty of practice. Consider the fact that the instrument was never designed to produce those missing notes. The key lies in tongue position to reshape the airflow as you breathe. We
Join Ronnie Shellist and Andrew Duncanson online, April 4th at 10am Pacific/12pm Central/1pm Eastern, for an afternoon of live blues. Andrew is the lead singer of The Kilborn Alley Blues Band and is also a fantastic guitarist. We will be providing a nice long set of tunes with many originals in the mix. I’ve been
Join Ronnie Shellist on December 14th for another online blues harmonica class: Essential Blues Harp Language Purchase Now. On Sale through December 3rd-15% OFF . In this online class we will be exploring both common blues riffs and techniques that are found in the language of blues harp. The riffs we learn will come from
This event has ended and is now on sale: Head here to purchase. You’ll get the link to access the recorded class (you can download the video) or simply view it, all handouts and an mp3 follow up for the exercises. In this class I cover fun ways to improvise with no accompaniment in the
This class has ended and is now on sale. This is a recording of an online harmonica gear class focused on harmonicas, amps, pedals and microphones! We we demystify the numerous available products on the market, demonstrating them and taking questions.
On September 14th, from 9am-12:30pm Pacific, the incredible Joe Filisko and Eric Noden are presenting at the upcoming Global Blues Harmonica Summit. The entire day is recorded and since it’s online, you can join from anywhere using your computer and an internet connection.Joe and Eric will cover 4 distinct songs: a train, cajun, hill country
Harmonica player, songwriter, and singer Kim Wilson is as much a student and historian of classic blues as he is one of the U.S.’s top harmonica players. Simply put, Wilson has taste; when he enters the recording studio, he has a clear vision of what he wants his next record to sound like. Aside from