Exploring 1st Position (Level 3, Complete Blues Harmonica Lesson Seriess). Composed by David Barrett. For Harmonica (Diatonic). Saddle-stitched, Methods. Harmonica Masterclass Lesson. Blues. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/CD Set. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99185BCD).
The "Exploring" series of books within the Harmonica Masterclass Lesson Series walks you through each of the most commonly played positions on the ten-hole diatonic harmonica. This volume for 1st Position focuses on the basic principles of what makes 1st Position work, scales that help maneuverability and speed within 1st Position, and interactive jamming with David Barrett and the David Barrett Blues Band. The book contains the most extensive catalog of 1st Position blues licks and phrases ever written. The carefully sequenced lessons will walk you through both modern licks and classic licks and solos in the style of great masters of 1st Position playing like Sonny Boy Williamson II and Jimmy Reed. This book and recording is a must for the dedicated blues harmonica player! Intermediate to advanced in difficulty. Written in notation and harmonica tablature.