Check out this instructional harmonica video to learn how to play that harp riff in the Green Onions video. This tutorial uses the Lee Oskar harmonica in the Natural Minor tuning. But this technique is not very common and instead provides instruction using the Hohner Marine Ba ...more
Play Harp Easy
Jew's harp, a single-tone archaic instrument. Siberian (Potkin's) species. Introduction lesson (about Jew's harp, positioning, making simple sounds). This is a basic instrument that you can buy at a novelty store or online. It's cheap and has a distinct sound.
Jesse Spearhawk shows us how to play the harp in this series of videos. Part 1 of 12 - How to Play the harp. Play the harp - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Play the harp - Part 3 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.co ...more
Lucy Wakeford demonstrates how you play the harp and describes the different parts of the instrument.
This quick tutorial video will teach you to properly position your hands in order to play the harp. This hand position will suit playing on both the lever harp (a traditional folk harp) and the pedal harp (the commonly used classical harp).
Learn how to play Stormy Mondays on the blues harmonica with this tutorial. This lesson demonstrates how you can play this song using only simple bends. Stormy Monday is an easy song to play for beginner harmonica players. Watch this how to video and you will be able to play S ...more
This how to video installment explains a basic autoharp melody playing technique called "pinching". Playing melody on the autoharp is not as difficult as it may first appear. There are an awful lot of strings, but finding a melody note and playing it clearly isn't as hard as i ...more
Make your harmonica talk. In this instructional video, you'll learn how to perform what can only be described as "that vocal harp thing" on your harmonica. The trick, as you'll learn, requires octave playing, using the second and fifth blow holes simultaneously while blocking ...more
James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Saving Grace" by Pete Murray. If you want to learn how to pla ...more
If you need to know how to play the acoustic fingerstyle guitar, you've come to the right video tutorials. This three-part instructional guitar lesson will show you want you need to know about playing the acoustic guitar like a pro. Just listen and learn from these tips and tr ...more
Want to play Canned Heat's "On the Road Again" but your harmonica's in the wrong key? No problem: in this elaborate instructional video you'll learn how to tune your harmonica to the key of A by raising the pitch in draw hole 6. And remember: before attempting to adjust the tu ...more
How to (D Harp) play the Major scale in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Position and apply that over a typical 3 chord blues tune.
Check out this instructional harmonica video to learn how to jam in E on the harmonica. This tutorial explains how to know what key you are playing in when playing in second position, or cross harp, in the key of E on the A. To play cross harp, you are playing the harmonica in ...more
This how to video is overview of the same mode played in different positions on the harmonica. As you can hear there are better positions for the tune "Help Me" than other positions. For example the C harp in 4th sounds the worst because of the unstable root. Even though this ...more
This tutorial teaches you how to play a jazz blues in 11th position with a harmonica. The Bb Blues in 11th on a C diatonic harmonica is the perfect position for a jazz jam. Watch this how to video and you will be able to play the jazz blues in llth position on the harmonica. T ...more
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
Learn how to play a blues based intro to 11th position on harmonica with this tutorial. Pick up your C harmonica and play along in a minor cross harp position (2nd). We're playing in Gm but the music will switch to Bbmaj7. Watch this how to video and you will be able to play a ...more
In a two-part lesson on a drone-blues riff from the streets of Harlem. Also, news about the FIRST extended Satan and Adam recording made on the street back in 1989. (Gussow is using an A harp.) Part 1 of 2 - How to Play a drone blues riff with your harmonica. Part 2 of 2 - Ho ...more
In a two part series Gussow gives an introduction to the fine art of singing, blowing harp fills, and keeping a strong beat, on a key of C harp. Part 1 of 2 - How to Sing, keep a strong beat, and play the harmonica. Part 2 of 2 - How to Sing, keep a strong beat, and play the ...more
This is a four part series of four lessons on traditional and new approaches to first position blues playing an A harp in the key of A. Part 1 of 4 - How to Play first position blues on a harmonica. Part 2 of 4 - How to Play first position blues on a harmonica. Part 3 of 4 - ...more
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.
This video will teach you the proper manner in which to sit so that you can play the Lever harp. The Lever harp is a traditional folk harp, and is often used in Irish music. Watch this video, and you'll soon be on your way to being a harp prodigy.
In this harmonica lesson, you'll learn how to play Sugar Blue's signature harp riff. While this tutorial is geared toward intermediate and advanced players, even begginers are sure to walk away with something. To get started playing Sugar Blue's signature harmonica riff on you ...more
This how to video talks about rolled chords on the piano or keyboard. A rolled chord is a sequence of notes played almost at the same time like strumming a chord on a guitar and very common to provide a harp-like effect on the piano. There are two main uses for rolled chords, ...more
A three-part lesson in how to count and play your way through 12-bar blues changes on your harmonica. Required: a copy of "Harp Attack," a 1990 Alligator Records release. For a FREE color-coded 12-bar template to accompany this lesson, please go to: http://www.tradebit.com/f ...more
On a hot and sultry July afternoon in Mississippi, Gussow shows you how to play blues in B on an A harp in a two part series. The second videos shows the quick-and-dirty way to play third position on a harmonica: not just by warbling on holes 4-10 draw, but by leveraging the ...more
How To Play the Harmonica: 12 Bar Blues (with a C major diatonic harp).
How to play various Minor scales on a regular ten hole diatonic. (C harp)
How to play chordal vamping on the harmonica. Use chords to keep time or as a vamp in between riffs/licks - sort of like the Whammer Jammer intro. (A harp 2nd position)
How to play train songs and the fox chase on the harmonica. (G Harmonica) The best guys for this are Joe filisko, Richard Sleigh, Grant Dermondy, Peter "Mad Cat" Ruth, and Charlie Mcoy Sonny Terry etc. To really hear it done right listen to those guys. Also, all the old pre wa ...more
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
In this lesson, I will demonstrate how to play on the lyre, the traditional melody usually sang to "Adon Olam"(Lord of the World); one of the beautiful closing hymns sang at the end of a traditional Shabbat Service. The melody is in the melodic minor scale, starting on D, so ...more
In these beginner music lessons on video, learn to play harp just like David did. Well… perhaps similar in some ways. Nevertheless, these clips will help you navigate your way around the instrument, plucking a few sweet melodies and creating ambiance for just about any dinner ...more
Take the best RPG of all time. Combine with the only instrument with invisible strings. And you have pure elf-worthy magic! This incredible viral video shows Randy George, a concert thereminist from Los Angeles, playing the legendary theme from the video game Zelda. It looks ...more
Running multiple applications at the same time is one of the Samsung Galaxy S3's and S4's biggest advantages over Apple devices, and it's a fact that Samsung certainly harps on constantly in their well-targeted commercials. Plus, there's the whole widgets thing. There are zer ...more