Bending Notes on Harmonica

How To : Bend and overblow notes on the harmonica

Learn how to bend and overblow notes on the harmonica with this tutorial. Note bending is a technique that is used to change the pitch of a note and reach notes that are not on the diatonic harmonica. Overblowing is a technique used to produce a different pitch by changing the ...more

How To : Play root notes on the harmonica

How to play root notes on the harmonica. A look at the three root notes that make up the rudiments of a standard 12 bar blues and how they serve as an introduction to blues improvisation! Part 2 is an expansion by adding the 3 draw in all its bent and unbent forms as a harmony ...more

How To : Play advanced bending on the harmonica

How to play Advanced Bending on the Harmonica (A Harp played in 2nd position). An overview of which draw holes bend,how much and the importance of intonation and their use in all music including the blues.

How To : Begin circuit bending

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How To : Bend on a harmonica

Watch this harmonica tutorial video to learn how to perform a popular technique called bending on your harmonica. This instructional video covers several different ways to perform this fundamental technique. Bending is not easy--it takes practice. Any level harmonica player wi ...more

How To : Bend notes when playing a minor pentatonic scale

In this how to video, you will learn to use the pentatonic scale and bend notes. First, you must remember that your bend must reach another note in the scale. When bending, you are bring the fret to your finger rather than sliding up to it. You must use your ear to make sure i ...more

How To : Start out on the harmonica

In this video, we learn how to start out on the harmonica with Mike. When you start out learning, you will first need to learn the single notes that you will play on the harmonica. You should use a harmonica that you are comfortable with and that fits your mouth well. After yo ...more

How To : Play 11th and 3rd position licks on the harmonica

Learn how you can play your Dm 3rd positions licks over 11th position in Bbmaj. This demonstration uses a C diatonic harp. Watch this how to video and you will be able to play licks in the 3rd positions and 11th position on the harmonica. Chord name --------------------- Note ...more

How To : Play in the high register of a harmonica

Wondering how to hit high notes on your harp? In this harmonica tutorial, you'll learn how to play using the upper register. While this tutorial is geared towards intermediate players, beginners are certain to walk away with something. For more, and to get started playing in t ...more

How To : Get a full tone and vibrato on harmonica

This tutorial teaches you how to get vibrato on the harmonica. This video also teaches you a few notes on getting a full acoustic tone. With the tips from this how to video you can get a rich tone on your harp.

How To : Play a harmonica

Learn to play the harmonica and jam with your friends. Step 1: Hold the harmonica properly Get ready to play by holding the harmonica in one hand, grid toward your face, clamped in the crook of your forefinger and thumb. Step 2: Cup the other hand Hold it so the numbers are ...more

How To : Improvise on a native American flute

This video clip series will cover everything you will need to know about getting started improvising on the Native American flute. Not only will our very experienced expert show you some important improvising techniques such as vibrato and bending notes but you will also learn ...more

How To : Play vibrato on the harmonica

This tutorial teaches you the style of playing harmonica with vibrato. Vibrato is a great way to add interest to your harmonica playing. An A harmonica is used for the lesson. With the tips from this video you should be able to play notes with vibrato on the harmonica.

How To : Play a basic harmonica blues scale

Guitar Man demonstrates how to play a basic harmonica blues scale and how to bend a note on a harmonica. Playing a harmonica blues scale is really simple. You can play the blues scale with any G instrument. The blues scale is three blow, three blow, three inhale or suck, four ...more

How To : Play the harmonica in the key of G

In this video from pazzmanmusic we learn how to play the harmonica in the key of G. Draw on the 1, blow on the 2 and blow on the 3. Then draw on the 3. A bit of a bend draw. Then walk it down by drawing on the 2 and then drawing on the 1. Then he goes on to play a riff where h ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Create portamento in FL Studio

Portmento is cool. You can't do that famous West Coast worm or Dirty South Synth glide without it. So check out this tutorial and learn how to create portamento (slide, glide or pitch bend) on notes in your FL Studio beats.

How To : Play the bass line to "Parklife" by Blur

With learning any instrument, often the hardest part to gaining any fluency is being able to bend your fingers to stretch out even to the furthest notes and do so with finesse. So if you wish to become a famous bass player in a rock band, one of the best things you can do to h ...more

How To : Apologize, the Japanese way

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How To : Do a frog squat with Chris Houston

This is a great instructional video on how to do a frog squat. This exercise involves a pose that is similar to a frog squat. First you have to spread your feet beyond shoulder width apart. Now place your hands in front of your body and inhale while you go down and exhale when ...more

How To : Alleviate back pain with prenatal yoga

Back pain is a common discomfort that women experience during and after pregnancy. Though a short, effective standing and seated series, this yoga how to video concentrates on alleviating some of these common aches and pains. Side bending poses help release lower back pain by ...more

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How To : Do alternate hand kiss wide grip pull ups

Learn how to do alternate hand kiss wide grip pull ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Show yourself a little love with this pull-up that ends with a "kiss" to the back of your hand. This kiss is the reward for the extra hard work your lats will ne ...more

How To : Do incline push-ups

Learn how to do incline push-ups and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Incline push-ups up the ante on the standard method by elevating your feet. The incline adds weight, and thus intensity, at the bottom of your move ...more

How To : Do dumbbell alternating chest flys

Learn how to do dumbbell alternating chest flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic dumbbell fly works your chest and your inner chest muscles in particular. The one-armed alternating variation has you do one side at a time, increasing the ...more

How To : Do flip turn abs with jumps

Learn how to do flip turn abs with jumps. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This explosive exercise works you in every direction, combining an abs-crunching reverse tuck to squatted tuck with an explosive vertical jump for leg speed and power. Starti ...more

How To : Do dumbbell squat thrust with alternate lockouts

Learn how to do dumbbell squat thrust with alternate lockouts, an advanced exercise. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits A strong legs and back demand a powerful core for support. Train all three with this exercise. You'll develop power and control, and ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Do a double crunch ab exercise

The double crunch exercise involves two movements: a traditional abdominal crunch and a reverse crunch or knee-in. The reverse crunch portion of this exercise is supposed to target the lower portion of the abdomen. However, it is important to note that whenever the knees move ...more

How To : Learn a harmonica tip

Watch this instructional harmonica video to learn a quick tip on how to incorporate the same note (draw 2 and blow 3) into a jam or riff. This tutorial is great for beginners and harmonica enthusiasts.

How To : Play lead blues guitar

In this five part video tutorial you will learn how to play lead blues guitar. Learn how to bend notes, play pentatonic scales, 12 bar blues rhythms and some blues licks. Follow these lessons and you will be playing blues guitar in no time. Part 1 of 5 - How to Play lead blues ...more

How To : Break a rack in pool

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How To : Tape an ankle to prevent an inversion ankle sprain

Use tough skin spray adhesive, under wrap or pre-wrap, athletic tape to wrap an ankle. Position ankle in 90 degrees of dorsal flexion. Spray the adhesive to insure tight taping. Heel and lace pads are placed over tendons. Pre-wrap is applied, the goal here is to apply anchors ...more

How To : Do a plie ballet position

The plie, many times misspelled as "plea", is commonly used ballet technique and is usually used to warm-up at the barre. When learning how to do a plie, it's important to note the differences between the demi-plie and the grand-plie, which is a deep knee bend taking your body ...more

How To : Create a Marquee with Lettering in Photoshop

If you're an actress, dancer, or singer (or maybe all of the above), there's nothing more flattering than seeing your name on a marquee, especially if it's the first one listed. You can also get your name lit up in lights by creating this marquee in Photoshop. You'll learn ho ...more

Make Your Own Nitrous Oxide : Hilarious Science

If you've ever had teeth removed/minor surgery, you most likely received some laughing gas, or nitrous oxide. This gas creates a happy, lightened feeling, and causes instant laughter. In this article, I'll show you how to make some. BUT BE CAREFUL!!! DO NOT proceed in this exp ...more

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How To : Draw realistic looking clothing

After you start drawing people, you will undoubtedly want to dress them. Drawing clothing is all about knowing how clothes fall, fold and wrinkle. Check out this tutorial, and you will be drawing realistic folks in no time. You Will Need * A person wearing a T-shirt * A graphi ...more

How To : Do easy yoga poses

This video details how to do easy yoga poses for beginners. To start out, assume 'mountain pose' which involves placing the feet at about a hip width distance apart. After the feet are placed, lengthen up through the spine and roll the shoulders back while also tucking the chi ...more

How To : Do a pullover back exercise with a medicine ball

If you are looking for a different exercise to work the back muscles, try the med ball pullover. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or "wings." The lats are used any time you pull something ...more

How To : Do an alternating dumbbell pullover back exercise

If you are looking for something different for the back muscles, consider the alternating pullover exercise. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or "wings." The lats are used any time you pu ...more

How To : Do a slide board knee tuck ab exercise

Slide board knee tucks are great for anyone looking for a challenging abdominal exercise. This movement requires a great deal of upper body strength. It is important to note that whenever the knees move toward the chest, the hip flexors (e.g. iliopsoas) are heavily involved. ...more

How To : Do a heel toucher ab exercise

Here is a simple exercise. Heel touchers are primarily used to work the oblique muscles. The obliques are used to assist with rotation of the torso, as well as basic abdominal contractions. The obliques are commonly referred to as the "love handles." It is important to note th ...more

How To : Do a dumbell side bend ab exercise

The standing side bend is similar to the side crunch exercise. The only difference is that the upper body has to resist gravity in the side crunch exercise. Side bends require weighted resistance to resist gravity, but the movement is virtually the same as the side crunch. Thi ...more

How To : Protect Your Door with High Voltage

In this article, I'll show you how to create a simple yet effective way of scaring off intruders. Of course, there are methods around this approach, but it's great for office pranks and general fun. The project requires a little background knowledge in electronics and circuitr ...more

How To : Get Natural, Sparkling White Teeth on the Cheap

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How To : Do an 8-minute ab workout

UAV Corporation has put together an 8 minute routine of 9 moves to improve the tone of your abs! -Note: There are 9 movements with 45 seconds dedicated to each one. -Move #1 is a basic crunch. Put your hands behind your head and feet on the ground (knees bent)and lightly curl ...more

How To : Get a hotel upgrade

Okay, Mr. Thrifty, you reserved the least expensive hotel room that you could. But your inner Donald Trump doesn’t want to settle for low-frills. Go ahead, it never hurts to ask. Watch this video to learn how to get a hotel upgrade. Step 1. Check rewards program Before you b ...more

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