Harmonica for Dummies - Winslow Yerxa (Paperback)

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9781119700128
Department
Books
Released
16 Sep 2020
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Winslow Yerxa
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
For Dummies
Edition
2
Language
English
Number of Pages
408

Summary

Wail on your harmonica! 

The harmonica is one of the most popular and versatile instruments in the world. There are several reasons harmonicas are awesome—you can play them anywhere, they’re inexpensive, and you can show off in dozens of musical styles. The friendly and pleasingly tuneful Harmonica For Dummies is the fastest and best way to learn for yourself! 

You’ll find an easy-to-follow format that takes you from the basics to specialized techniques, with accompanying audio and video content included to make learning even more simple and fun. Before you know it, you’ll be playing jazz in your living room and the blues on your way to work or school—and that’s just the prelude to mastering classical riffs. That’s right, the humble harmonica has graced some of the grandest concert halls on planet Earth!  

  • Choose the right harmonica 
  • Enhance your sound with tongue technique 
  • Develop your own style  
  • Perfect your live performance 

The harmonica is awesome to learn, but even more awesome to learn well, and Harmonica For Dummies will get you on the road from being an occasional entertainer to becoming an accomplished live performer.  

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Music
BISAC Subject 1
Music / Musical Instruments / General
Dewey Classification
784

Inside Flap

  • Play right out of the box, with little or no experience
  • Get to know scales and chords on a harmonica
  • Bend notes like a pro and play multiple styles

Add harmonica to your musical repertoire

This friendly, step-by-step guide makes it possible—and easy—to start making those unmistakable, signature harmonica sounds, even if you've never made music before. Get expert guidance and knowledge that gives you a sure path from selecting your first harmonica to wowing a crowd with your new skills. Discover the many musical styles you can play on the harmonica and develop a repertoire of tunes. Packed with tips, tools, and instructions, Harmonica For Dummies will get you started on the path to playing all kinds of music on this instrument!

Inside...

  • Selecting your first harmonica
  • Getting to know notes, scales, and chords
  • Shaping the sound of your harmonica
  • Bending notes like the pros
  • Exploring popular song styles
  • Connecting with the harmonica world