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How Long Does It Take To Play The Harmonica?

“Hey Sherman, I bought a harmonica, and want to know how long before I get good?” Short Answer “I Don’t Know…” What come on man? “OK, 6 months 30 minutes a day…”

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Moving On To Intermediate Harmonica

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On Harmonica, Practice Beats Equipment

Practice beats equipment and it ain’t even close. When I was in my first year of playing, I thought that buying a¬†Hohner Crossover¬†for about 80 bucks would immediately give me the ability to bend notes and have a clear tone.

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How To Play a Single Note on Harmonica

One of the first things you need to do when learning to play the harmonica is play single notes. In fact one of the easiest ways (and I mean relatively easy” to separate yourself from very new players is to

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4 Phases to Harmonica Improvisation

How do you improvise on the harmonica? Well I am just learning like everybody else, but right now I have four phases. And each phase has a different mindset and different approach. I call it “Listen and the 3 Ps”

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Is Learning the Harmonica Easy?

This is a pretty common question. Someone wants to learn how to play harmonica and think they are gonna become a great blues harmonica player in a couple weeks at 10 minutes a day and so they ask, “Is it

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