for Beggining Harmonica
Borrowed heavily from Jack Mearl Harmonica Country Check it out sometime.
Lesson 1 How to get one note
Lesson 2 Styles, Keys, Layout of Harmonica
Lesson 3 How to Use Your Tounguepentatonic minor scale in 5th
Lesson 4 Tone
Lesson 5 Using Your Hands
Lesson 6 Breathing
Lesson 7 Bending Notes
Lesson 8 Repairing Hamonicas
Lesson 9 Robert Johnson Blues 2nd position
Lesson 10 The 10 Hour Rule
Lesson 11 The 3 Chords of Blues
Lesson 12 Minor Scales the 3rd position
Intermediate Level Minor Scales
once you have the basics in 1st and 2nd position (by Jim Rumbaugh)
More on the 3rd position and Minor Scales for diatonic harmonica
Practice your 3rd position scales by playing to this jam track of Black Magic Woman in D minor. Use a C harp and start on 4 draw.
Black Magic Woman in D minor.
4th position and Minor Scales for diatonic harmonica
Practice your 4th position scales by playing to this jam track of Black Magic Woman in D minor. Use a C harp and start on 6 draw.
Black Magic Woman in A minor.
5th Position and Minor scales for Diatonic Harmonica
Practice your 5thd position scales by playing to this jam track of Black Magic Woman in E minor. Use a C harp and start on 2 blow.
Black Magic Woman in E minor.
Check out what's offered at
You'll find a few good , as well as free tips. There's also lessons you can buy.
Adam Gussow Workshop in Huntington WV,
July 29 2008 1hr 45min audio
Videos for Learning
Here's some great lessons from Gussow and Gindick via YOUTUBE.COM
How to play a strong clear note by Gussow
The one hole draw by Gussow
Get Good Vibrato by Gussow
Jon Gindick Videos
6 Blow Down with Percussion and I-IV-V Instruction
Put this valuable scale into muscle memory and then add percussion and target note selection to make it say and do what you want it to. If you can't do 6b 5d 4d 4b 3d* 2d as easily as saying "pass the salt" this lesson will show you why and how to start.
GRAB A HARP IN THE KEY OF "A"
Percussion--Playing over the Beat
How do you put excitement and emotion into your music. How do you play fast? Use breath spaces and articulation to create a three minute solo out of a well-played 2 draw. This lesson helps forcefeed more percussion into your style. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8I-uYBuaC8
2-5d Blues Split
If you are not adding "octaves" and "splits" to your harping, you are missing out. The technique is simply to play out of both sides of your tongue. The "split" you get at 2-5 draw is one of the bluesiest sounds in all of harpdom. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqOkz8KbAlA
Beginners Tone Lesson
A 7-minute lesson that helps you develop a clear, rich single note in a way that sets the stage for vibratto and bending. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01c5u-RPvrY
Beginner's Rhythm Lesson
A six minute lesson that shows you how a metrome can provide you the steady rythmic accompaniment to need to feel, play and practice more effectively. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rK9J5YElfr8
Beginners Lessons on Improvising
VOLUME I With harp and guitar here's a brief but effective beginners guide to improvising-- which notes always work with the music, and which don't!
VOLUME II With harp and guitar, here's a continuation of improvising with guitar for beginners. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk09ZmaSE-0
Understanding & Creating the I-IV-V 12 Bar Blues Progression
This lesson will show you how to change the last note of a riff to create either a I, IV, or a V chord. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xM9FcVIZEOI
I-IV-V Lesson "Room to Move" Riff
This lesson does it all, shows you how to use the bends at 2 draw and 3 draw, and scale degree thought, to play one of the great harp licks of all time in a I-IV-V. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgNZWS60InM