A Podcast of Note

I’ve always found soundcloud a somewhat unwieldy platform for listening, although it is great for putting stuff up onto. But just lately I’ve been listening to an interesting podcast for underground artists called Remote Listening that solves that problem for me by pulling together a wide range of independent artists. Contributors range from punk and […]

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Three Great Licks

I don’t spend a lot of time worrying about licks; it’s not the way I was taught jazz, but occasionally it is a useful concept, and specific licks are well worth transcribing or working out (then ideally promptly forgetting until they drop into your playing naturally). The first one is so famous it is simply […]

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My Lovely Students

It’s been a slightly difficult summer for me, with some ups and downs, but one thing that has really sustained me is my students. It gives me so much motivation in my playing to know that there are people depending on me for tuition, and I really enjoy working with them. I think the main […]

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Have You Got The Feels?

I’ve been trying out a new toy: a Lee Oskar Natural Minor in G. I like it a lot. Adding one of these harps to your kit gives you some of the versatility of a chromatic harp, but in a blues harp friendly package. To test it out I dialled up a minor blues playalong […]

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Here’s what one of my students said about their recent lesson: “Just wanted to thank you for the great harmonica session the other day. I learned an awful lot and it was very enjoyable! Best, G.” Hit me up if you want to play. It’s got to be one of the most fun instruments to […]

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Everyone will want one…

…a harmonica player on their windowsill, that is. You know dahling, it is this seasons hottest accessory for the smart cosmopolitan flat. And if everyone wants one, there’s going to be some demand for harmonica lessons. Don’t be shy, hit me up for a lesson! I don’t bite, even if it is called a tin […]

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