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(MB99186BCD) Basic Blues Chromatic for the Diatonic Player w/CD Level 3

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Basic Blues Chromatic for the Diatonic Player


This book and CD has instruction for: the brand new chromatic player; the experienced chromatic player who wants to learn blues; and for the diatonic blues harmonica player wanting to apply their skills to the chromatic. This book teaches the scales, phrasing, licks, articulation and same fantastic lines that all of the current and past blues chromatic greats have to offer. The recording includes detailed technique examples, songs, and full-band background tracks to play along with.


A Word from the Author - Track 1
Getting Started

Book Structure
Harmonicas Used
Notation (Ex. 1)
Similarities Between the Chromatic and Diatonic Harmonica (Ex. 2-7) - Track 2
3rd Position Playing Example on the Diatonic Harmonica - Track 3

Section 1 - Technique & Phrasing

Holding the Harmonica
Tongue Blocking & Tongue Slap (Ex. 1.1A-1.2) - Track 4
Tongue Block Articulation (Ex. 1.2.5) - Track 5
Pulls (Ex. 1.3A-1.4B) - Track 6
Pull-Slaps (Ex. 1.5) - Track 7
Octaves (Ex. 1.6) - Track 8
Octave Articulation (Ex. 1.7)
Flutter Tongue (Ex. 1.8) - Track 9
Glissando (Ex. 1.9) - Track 10
Two-Hole Shake (Ex. 1.10) -Track 11
12 Bar Blues & Chord Theory (Ex. 1.11-1.13)
3rd Position Chords
3rd Position Root Note Example (Ex. 1.14-1.15) - Track 12
Notes Used for Soloing (Ex. 1.16-1.19)
Verse Forms
AAA Verse Form (Ex. 1.21) - Track 13
AAB Verse Form (Ex. 1.22) - Track 14
AAA or AAB Verse Form with Tails (Ex. 1.23) - Track 15
AA1A2 Verse Form (Ex. 1.24) - Track 16
A B/A C Verse Form (Ex. 1.25) - Track 17
ABC Verse Form (Ex. 1.26) - Track 18

Section 2- Movement Exercises & Soloing

D Dorian Scales (Ex. 2.1-2.5) - Track 19 & Soloing with Single Notes (Ex. 2.6-2.27) - Tracks 20-24
Soloing with Pulls (Ex. 2.28-2.39) - Tracks 25-26
Fake Octave Soloing (Ex. 2.40-2.44) - Tracks 27-29
Octave Soloing - Track 30
Playing in a Major or Minor Key Context (Ex. 2.45A-2.46B) - Tracks 31-34
Octave Soloing Examples (Ex. 2.47-2.48) - Tracks 35-38
Blues Scale Soloing
Chromatic Scale (Ex. 2.49) - Track 39
D Blues Scale Exercises (Ex. 2.50-2.54) - Track 40
D Blues Scale Soloing Example (2.55) - Tracks 41-42
Playing in Keys other than D

Closing Words - Track 43

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