100 Authentic Blues Harmonica Licks
Hal Leonard Book

100 Authentic Blues Harmonica Licks

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Author: Steve Cohen

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Table of Contents

Understanding Blues Progressions — Why and How
An Assortment of Blues Groove Licks
Ascending Swing Lick And Variations
Boogie-Woogie Based Licks
Stop-Time Licks
Descending Interval Licks
Ascending Interval Licks
Funk Licks
Shuffle Licks
Horn Riffs Adapted For Harmonica
Technique Licks
Rhythm And Repeating Licks
Warble Licks
Flutter Chord Tremolo
Glissando Licks
Blues Progression Licks
Licks Suitable For Transposing Over TheThree Chords Of A Blues Progression
Turnarounds And Endings
Chess Era Licks
Licks Associated With Little Walter Songs
Licks From Songs Associated With Howlin' Wolf
Mississippi Delta Groove Lick
Licks From Songs Associated With Jimmy Reed
High Note 1st Position Licks
Harmonica Notation Legend

If you're just getting started playing harmonica or a veteran harmonica player looking to add more licks to your arsenal, this digital book with online audio is for you.

From basic 12-bar blues backing riffs to mojo-packed solo licks, Steve Cohen shares 100 time-tested licks to help you get the most out of your 10-hole diatonic harp.

All examples are played on a C harp and are written in standard notation and harmonica tab. The online audio contains demonstration tracks for all of the licks – many with play-along tracks.

Some covered topics include: Cross harp and straight harp licks, boogie-woogie licks, stop-time licks, ascending & descending licks, funk licks, shuffle licks,horn-adapted licks, glissandro licks, octave licks, warble licks, over-blowing chromatic licks, turn-arounds and endings.

You'll also be shown many riffs in the styles of Sonny Boy Williamson II, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmy Reed, James Cotton, and more!

Grab your harp and these videos and get your mojo runnin'!

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