Written by blues artist Kevin “B.F.” Burt and piloted throughout the U.S. by over 300 students and 7 teachers, this six-lesson method is designed to introduce students grades 5-8 to playing basic cross-harp blues harmonica. The sequential, easy to understand and visually appealing curriculum covers breathing exercises, short familiar melodies, 4-part harmonica ensemble based on the 12-bar Blues.
No previous experience with harmonica is necessary for teachers or students. Unique color-coded notation system, sound zones, special effects words, a digital download link for 24 play-along tracks, and other innovative teaching tools help students experience very quick success on this classic, extremely affordable, cross-cultural instrument.
Includes Hohner West Music translucent harmonica and a link in the book to download the music.