ISBN 9781513463636. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
How good of a musician you become is predicated on how much practice you do and the quality of that practice. In all likelihood, you donaEUR(tm)t have access to a harmonica teacher (a rare breed), so itaEUR(tm)s up to you to identify what will help you grow as a player and how to best spend your valuable practice time. In Daily Studies for Diatonic Harmonica, author David Barrett (the worldaEUR(tm)s most published author of harmonica lesson material) provides recommendations on how to set up your practice room, structure your practice time, what to work on to improve your playing, and how to prepare you for performance. The Daily Exercises portion of this book provides essential exercises for the diatonic harmonicaaEURmovement patterns, scales, tongue block technique drills, an exercise to help you memorize the chords of the 12 Bar Blues, your harmonicaaEUR(tm)s note layout, and how to choose a note to match over a given chord, at any time, in any range of the harmonica. This book and accompanying recording is an essential text for all students of the diatonic harmonica. You'll need a C Major Diatonic Harmonica for this method. Includes access to online audio.