Posts Tagged: classical harmonica

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

The Tale of Lovely Bridges

Okay, one more song from Rainville. This is about a girl named Lovely Bridges. She’s the prettiest girl in town and next door neighbor to two brothers named Limpy and Lispy. From Rainville: “Lovely had a sardonic British bio-father who

The Tale of Lovely Bridges

Okay, one more song from Rainville. This is about a girl named Lovely Bridges. She’s the prettiest girl in town and next door neighbor to two brothers named Limpy and Lispy. From Rainville: “Lovely had a sardonic British bio-father who

Auditioning for Legitimacy

Not long ago I found out that it’s not actually legal to busk in the subway stations in Toronto without a license.  (oops)   And those licenses are limited to 75 a year.  (really?)  And to get one of those

Auditioning for Legitimacy

Not long ago I found out that it’s not actually legal to busk in the subway stations in Toronto without a license.  (oops)   And those licenses are limited to 75 a year.  (really?)  And to get one of those

Spanish Fantasy for Harmonica

This morning I discovered a beautiful song written for chromatic harmonica and orchestra by renowned composer James Moody.  This performance, in particular, is played by Jongseong Park along with an unknown orchestra.  I found a couple of variations of this

Spanish Fantasy for Harmonica

This morning I discovered a beautiful song written for chromatic harmonica and orchestra by renowned composer James Moody.  This performance, in particular, is played by Jongseong Park along with an unknown orchestra.  I found a couple of variations of this

Friday Night in the Subway

As many of my Friday nights go, I spent last night down on the subway platform at Main Station enjoying the beautiful acoustics.  Though I played for a good hour, I only recorded for about 10 minutes.  And of that

Friday Night in the Subway

As many of my Friday nights go, I spent last night down on the subway platform at Main Station enjoying the beautiful acoustics.  Though I played for a good hour, I only recorded for about 10 minutes.  And of that

God Bless Buddy Greene

Buddy Greene was my inspiration to learn and play classical music on a diatonic harmonica.  His style is so fluid and beautiful.  His trills are perfectly placed and he selectively allows second notes to float in for the perfect chords

God Bless Buddy Greene

Buddy Greene was my inspiration to learn and play classical music on a diatonic harmonica.  His style is so fluid and beautiful.  His trills are perfectly placed and he selectively allows second notes to float in for the perfect chords