Category Archives: Harmonica Music

The Syncopated Stylings of James Anderson

I posted about Mr. James Anderson a couple of years back and have been keeping an eye on his brilliance ever since.  He’s got such an eloquent relationship between his beatboxing and his harmonica.  Most beatbox harmonic players lack melodics and

The Syncopated Stylings of James Anderson

I posted about Mr. James Anderson a couple of years back and have been keeping an eye on his brilliance ever since.  He’s got such an eloquent relationship between his beatboxing and his harmonica.  Most beatbox harmonic players lack melodics and

A Dragon Hunter’s Tale

This weekend I ventured, yet again, deep into the bowels of the TTC where I played the tale of Brave Sir Guy (pronounced the French way, like “gee”).  I really enjoy playing songs with such pronounced phrasings.  It gives the

A Dragon Hunter’s Tale

This weekend I ventured, yet again, deep into the bowels of the TTC where I played the tale of Brave Sir Guy (pronounced the French way, like “gee”).  I really enjoy playing songs with such pronounced phrasings.  It gives the

A Classical Medley

I’ve been fascinated by classical harmonica music ever since I first heard Buddy Greene rock Carnegie Hall.  I was hooked immediately and set out to learn what he was playing.  Fast forward 5 or 6 years, and I’ve managed to

A Classical Medley

I’ve been fascinated by classical harmonica music ever since I first heard Buddy Greene rock Carnegie Hall.  I was hooked immediately and set out to learn what he was playing.  Fast forward 5 or 6 years, and I’ve managed to

With Apologies to John Williams

Lately, I’ve been playing around with “Death of a Jedi” from John Williams’ epic score to Star War Episode 6.  It’s not much yet, but I wanted to share because… well, just because. BE WARNED: there is a very loud

With Apologies to John Williams

Lately, I’ve been playing around with “Death of a Jedi” from John Williams’ epic score to Star War Episode 6.  It’s not much yet, but I wanted to share because… well, just because. BE WARNED: there is a very loud

Some Canadian Beatbox Harmonica

It’s been too long! Sometimes I take a break from posting, but I inevitably find some artist who is good enough to compel me to post again.  Today, that someone’s name is James Anderson, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  This guy

Some Canadian Beatbox Harmonica

It’s been too long! Sometimes I take a break from posting, but I inevitably find some artist who is good enough to compel me to post again.  Today, that someone’s name is James Anderson, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  This guy

Mali Blues

Today I discovered a fascinating musician named Boubacar Traoré, largely hailed as the founder of the modern Mali Blues style. Born in 1942 in Kayes, Mali, Boubacar was a superstar in his own country in the early 1960’s until political

Mali Blues

Today I discovered a fascinating musician named Boubacar Traoré, largely hailed as the founder of the modern Mali Blues style. Born in 1942 in Kayes, Mali, Boubacar was a superstar in his own country in the early 1960’s until political

Son of Dave

Son of Dave was once Benjamin Darvill of the Crash Test Dummies but he was reborn as a harmonica virtuoso and beatbox musician extraordinaire.   He inspires me and someday I will own a loop pedal thanks to him.  As

Son of Dave

Son of Dave was once Benjamin Darvill of the Crash Test Dummies but he was reborn as a harmonica virtuoso and beatbox musician extraordinaire.   He inspires me and someday I will own a loop pedal thanks to him.  As

Stairwell Jam

I love subterranean acoustics.  I love it when you find that perfect underground spot to play, cornered in just right and surrounded by concrete.  The other day, for instance, I was waiting for a friend in front of his condo

Stairwell Jam

I love subterranean acoustics.  I love it when you find that perfect underground spot to play, cornered in just right and surrounded by concrete.  The other day, for instance, I was waiting for a friend in front of his condo

A Summer Subway Song

I haven’t spent nearly enough time in the subway lately!  So I went down today and blew a few tunes on my new Golden Melody in B-flat. Yes, I broke down and bought a Hohner because the Seydel I want

A Summer Subway Song

I haven’t spent nearly enough time in the subway lately!  So I went down today and blew a few tunes on my new Golden Melody in B-flat. Yes, I broke down and bought a Hohner because the Seydel I want

Happy Canada Day, eh?

Happy Canada Day!  I love being in Canada and can’t say enough nice things about it.  So in honor of  this awesome country, I present you Mr. Howard Duncan and his stirring rendition of “Oh, Canada!” on chromatic harmonica.

Happy Canada Day, eh?

Happy Canada Day!  I love being in Canada and can’t say enough nice things about it.  So in honor of  this awesome country, I present you Mr. Howard Duncan and his stirring rendition of “Oh, Canada!” on chromatic harmonica.

Something Had to Break the Silence

Hello, dear reader, it’s been a while. I found one of my old videos and thought it was worth sharing with you.  It’s a harmonic minor jam I shot while alone on the subway one morning.  Nothing special, just fun,

Something Had to Break the Silence

Hello, dear reader, it’s been a while. I found one of my old videos and thought it was worth sharing with you.  It’s a harmonic minor jam I shot while alone on the subway one morning.  Nothing special, just fun,

Support Nick Froehlich!

This morning I discovered a YouTube video contest by Somerset Academy of Music in Loveland Ohio, wherein the student video with the most likes by the end of the month wins a free month of lessons or $50 cash.  One

Support Nick Froehlich!

This morning I discovered a YouTube video contest by Somerset Academy of Music in Loveland Ohio, wherein the student video with the most likes by the end of the month wins a free month of lessons or $50 cash.  One