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How to Hold your Harmonica?

How to Hold your Harmonica?

How to hold harmonica? That is problem which many people ask HarmonicaTabs. As many people know: holding a harmonica properly is the first step toward playing it successfully. If you’re a lefty, follow these instructions but reverse the left and right hands. Make sure the harmonica is right-side up: The holes of the harmonica should be […]

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How to breathe when playing Harmonica?

How to breathe when playing Harmonica?

To play like a pro, it’s essential that you learn how to breathe correctly. It’s the only way to produce notes that sound full and pleasing to the ear without running out of breath. Blows and Draws Each note on the harmonica is produced by blowing or drawing on the holes. In some instances, you’ll […]

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What is rhythmic breathing?

Breathing patterns are repeated successions of inhaling and exhaling.  We can look to drumming patterns for ideas and names.  For example, the in-in/out-out pattern is called a “double stroke roll” in drum terminology.  Another basic pattern is called a “perididdle”, which is in-out-in-in/out-in-out-out or vice versa as out-in-out-out/in-out-in-in. Symmetrical drumming patterns let the drummer end up on the correct […]

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