How To: Play root notes on the harmonica

Play root notes on the harmonica

How to play root notes on the harmonica. A look at the three root notes that make up the rudiments of a standard 12 bar blues and how they serve as an introduction to blues improvisation! Part 2 is an expansion by adding the 3 draw in all its bent and unbent forms as a harmony of the previously discussed root notes.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Play root notes on the harmonica, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Play root notes on the harmonica

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I have a 14 holes Marine Band M. Hohner harmonica and I am trying to learn how to play it. So far we are getting along fine me and the harmonica, but it is very hard for me to find helping tips for this kind of harmonica, could you recomend any, and thank you very much.

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