Category Archives: Inspiration

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

Spontaneous Participation in Art

This has to be my favorite harmonica video of all time.  I was visiting Gibbs Farm in New Zealand when I discovered this giant tensile sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor and was cosmically compelled to play into its echoing maw. 

Spontaneous Participation in Art

This has to be my favorite harmonica video of all time.  I was visiting Gibbs Farm in New Zealand when I discovered this giant tensile sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor and was cosmically compelled to play into its echoing maw. 

Back from New Zealand!

Hello reader, it’s been a while!  I just returned from a three week vacation to beautiful New Zealand where I made the decision to refrain from internet usage to further my relaxation.  I had the chance to play a lot

Back from New Zealand!

Hello reader, it’s been a while!  I just returned from a three week vacation to beautiful New Zealand where I made the decision to refrain from internet usage to further my relaxation.  I had the chance to play a lot

A Milestone!

This, dear readers, is my 101st post.  I started this blog in November 2011 with the intention of reviewing Seydel harmonica.  Yes, I liked my first Seydel so much, I started a blog about it.  Well, I have only bought

A Milestone!

This, dear readers, is my 101st post.  I started this blog in November 2011 with the intention of reviewing Seydel harmonica.  Yes, I liked my first Seydel so much, I started a blog about it.  Well, I have only bought

Why Every Harmonica Player Should Have a Flower Guy/Gal

I like to buy my wife flowers, often and for no particular reason.  I find it boosts her spirits, improves her surroundings, and gives her a pleasant reminder that someone out there digs her a lot.  I never do anything

Why Every Harmonica Player Should Have a Flower Guy/Gal

I like to buy my wife flowers, often and for no particular reason.  I find it boosts her spirits, improves her surroundings, and gives her a pleasant reminder that someone out there digs her a lot.  I never do anything