Want to know how to improve your harmonica technique ? Want to create interesting jazz solos? Knowing your melodic minor scales will be very useful in your musical development whatever style you like to play from rock, blues to jazz.
In this book I’ll show you how to play the 12 melodic minor scales throughout a variety of exercises and practice tips which will build your technique and improve sight reading skills. ou can utilize the melodic minor scale over major, minor and dominant chords equally well. This scale is often used by Toots Thielemans and every major jazz harmonica players to color there solos on modal and minor tunes.
This course is structured into 3 important learning stages for each minor scale designed to make harmonica learning fun and easy.
The first step: I’ll show you how the scale is made, the location of sharps or flats, also where to draw or blow and when to push in the slide.
We’ll practice together the scale up and down from each degree (modes) and seven diatonic 7th arpeggios.
The second step: We’ll practicing Intervals from the third to the seventh.
The third step: Lastly we’ll practice group of two, three, four, five and sixth notes throughout each scale in all twelve keys.
This book is designed for the chromatic harmonica player (12, 14 or 16 holes).
Vlog#8 The Hang! Featuring Mike Ledonne and The Groover Trio
How to practice scales and build up your technique on chromatic harmonica using group of notes. Check it out! Harmonica tabs and solfeggi included.
Want to be a better harmonica player? Want to create interesting solos on the fly? Knowing your major scales is an essential tool for any harmonica player interested in improvisation whatever style you choose from rock, blues to jazz. In this book I’ll show you how to learn and practice the 12 major scales throughout a variety of exercises which will build your technique and improve sight reading skills.
Wynton Kelly’s piano solo on Freddie Freeloader, Kind of Blue.
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This video is a learning tool and practice guide for all skill level chromatic harmonica players seeking to learn the 12 major scales and improve instrument fundamentals and technique.
I would like to invite you all to my upcoming concert at The Signature Center (480 W 42nd St) on Wednesday March 15th at 6pm. I’ll be performing in duo with the incredible pianist Martha Kato and it’s completely free, I hope to see you there!
The blues harmonica group classes return on Saturday March 25th, 1pm! This is a beginner class. Enrollment is limited to 6 students per class- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blues-harmonica-group-class-tickets-20350707514
Looking forward playing with you!