Posts Tagged: beautiful harmonica

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

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

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

Jam on Warren’s Porch

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a friend’s birthday party and at some point during the night found myself on the porch with a harmonica and a small audience. It’s always nice to play for people who really

Jam on Warren’s Porch

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a friend’s birthday party and at some point during the night found myself on the porch with a harmonica and a small audience. It’s always nice to play for people who really

John Sebastian and Annie Raines

This morning I came across this fantastic little duet called “Orange Dude Blues”, played by John Sebastian (of The Lovin’ Spoonful and Woodstock fame) and Annie Raines (of Paul Rishell & Annie Raines fame).  Each of them are using two

John Sebastian and Annie Raines

This morning I came across this fantastic little duet called “Orange Dude Blues”, played by John Sebastian (of The Lovin’ Spoonful and Woodstock fame) and Annie Raines (of Paul Rishell & Annie Raines fame).  Each of them are using two

Chilly Gonzales Doesn’t Play the Harmonica

But that man is an absolute genius on the piano!  If you’ve never had the pleasure of listening to Chilly Gonzales, I invite you, one and all, to sample his wares.  His most recent album, Solo Piano II follows up

Chilly Gonzales Doesn’t Play the Harmonica

But that man is an absolute genius on the piano!  If you’ve never had the pleasure of listening to Chilly Gonzales, I invite you, one and all, to sample his wares.  His most recent album, Solo Piano II follows up