The Bebop Scales

“Playing scales is like a boxer skipping rope or punching a bag. It’s not the thing in itself, it’s preparatory to the activity.” Barney KesselIn this section, I will show you how to incorporate bebop scales in your jazz improvisation. The bebop scale stems from the bebop language invented by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud […]

Sight-Reading

This course will be of interest to anyone who wishes to learn or improve his/her sight-reading skills on the harmonica. Knowing how to read music will open the doors for being able to play new pieces and also get away from limited harmonica tabs.In This Course You Are Going to Learn:How to interpret a written […]

Stretching With Amanda Clark

I’m very excited to show you this three part video series on how to prepare yourself mentally and physically before practicing. Stretching provides excellent physical and mental preparation and, by improving your flexibility and overall well being, your practice session will become more productive and comfortable. In This Course You Are Going to Learn:How to stretch your […]

Ear Training

Become a more confident harmonica player by learning how to translate a musical phrase that you hear, instantly on the harmonica. The course focuses on recognizing the relationships between notes, identifying chords, and enhancing aural skills.  In This Course You’re Going to Learn to:Identify any type of intervalIdentify different time signatures and notate basic rhythmsTranscribe what you hearRecognize common chord progressionsIdentify the […]

Mastering the Minor Scales

Knowing by heart your melodic minor scales in every key is an important step 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 […]

Major Scales Essential

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 be it rock, blues or jazz.Practice in all 12 keys: A chromatic harmonica contains all twelve notes of the scale and, […]