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.
- How to interpret a written piece of music on your harmonica
- Sight-read simple tunes
- Decypher a basic music sheet
- Learn different types of rhythm
- And a lot more...
- First, count along with the metronome click the eighth note subdivision (one & two & three & four &) while listening to the recording.
- Secondly, sing or just say the rhythm along with the recording.
- Thirdly, take your harmonica and start slow at 60bpm and work your way up to 100bpm. Just practice with the metronome
- Lastly, play the exercise along with the recording.
In This Course You Are Going to Learn:
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( ) The numbers between parenthesis indicate a draw note.
+ The sign “plus” in front a number indicates the slide is in.
How to Practice the Exercises:
- A great place to start is trumpet or flute music.
- Simple jazz standards from the Great American Songbook
- Try the Hanon - The Virtuoso Pianist