Posts Tagged: blues

Returning to My Roots

I can’t believe it’s been a year and a half since last I posted.  Well, since I seem to be unable to keep up searching the internet for harmonica gems to share with you, I’m going to keep the Love Affair alive

Returning to My Roots

I can’t believe it’s been a year and a half since last I posted.  Well, since I seem to be unable to keep up searching the internet for harmonica gems to share with you, I’m going to keep the Love Affair alive

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

Monkeying Around on a Seydel Low D

I picked up a Seydel 1847 Silver in Low D and can’t stop playing blues shuffles!  It’s such a gorgeous harp to play and the low D has such a beautiful, throaty growl to it.  It’s hard to make a

Monkeying Around on a Seydel Low D

I picked up a Seydel 1847 Silver in Low D and can’t stop playing blues shuffles!  It’s such a gorgeous harp to play and the low D has such a beautiful, throaty growl to it.  It’s hard to make a

Tim Horton’s Shuffle

One of the beautiful things about having a harmonica with you at all times is that lines become much more easier to deal with.  Take, for example, when you’re waiting in the drive through line to get a coffee.  No

Tim Horton’s Shuffle

One of the beautiful things about having a harmonica with you at all times is that lines become much more easier to deal with.  Take, for example, when you’re waiting in the drive through line to get a coffee.  No