Description: In this free harmonica lesson, blues harpist and solo artist Keith “The Captain” Gamble shares some of his personal tips and tricks on the harmonica. “The Captain” will show you the fundamentals of the blues harp including playing techniques, warm-ups, gear, maintenance and more.
Topics Covered: harmonica fundamentals, cross-harping, choosing the right key harmonica for the song, playing scales on the harmonica, using vibrato, developing breath control, harmonica warm-up exercises, glissando, arpeggio techniques, harmonica maintenance techniques, harmonica brand recommendations, storing your harmonica, harmonica and singing, harmonica tricks, “train sound” effect, etc.
Harmonica, Blues, Technique, Tradition
Keith “The Captain” Gamble
Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Keith “The Captain” Gamble has performed and/or recorded with:
Solo Artist, Scarlett Moore, Shae Fiol, Bodacious, The Blues Cruise, Olu Dara, The Brand Nu Gypsies, McDonalds’ Gospelfest, 2001 – Lead Guitarist, “Your Arms Too Short to Box with God” – Lead Guitarist, Jazzmobile – Guest Instructor, US State Dept.- Music Ambassador.
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