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Learn the mechanics of the following bluesy harmonica techniques listed below, learn a musical idea (blues riff) that incorporates each of these techniques (1 at a time) and discuss ways to layer multiple techniques together into one idea. Technique is one of my favorite topics to teach and explore. There are so many subtleties to understand to get these sounds to come out just right. It’s all about nuance.
- bending (brush over the mechanics and types of bends)
- hand technique
- tongue slaps
- tongue flutters
- octaves & splits
- dirty notes