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Split The Difference


First Verse Breakdown

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Split The Difference > First Verse Breakdown

Hi Harpers -

This week we start dissecting my Split The Difference piece, and we look into the split interval/octaves technique on the diatonic harp. As with any technique, it’s always a good idea to make sure you work on the technique by itself first before using it in a solo or song. So, if this technique is completely new to you, set aside some time to work on these tongue-split intervals and octaves that I explain. If you have been doing them, but not always cleanly, here is your chance to brush up on the technique…so dive in and have some fun with these octaves!

Dennis

 

 

Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Chicago Blues

Backing Track

Print Print Chords & Tab

Bb Harp in the Key of F.

Loop 0:00 Run-Through with Gutiar

Loop 0:37 Introduction to Tongue Splits and Octaves

Loop 3:11 Run-Through of First Verse (Harmonica)

Loop 3:54 Breakdown of Intro

Loop 5:18 Breakdown of First 4 Bars

Loop 7:33 Breakdown of Next Section

Loop 9:34 Practice Loop of First Two Sections

Loop 9:55 V Chord and Turnaround Breakdown

Loop 11:28 Slow Practice Loop of Intro and First Verse

Loop 12:18 Practice Loop of Intro and First Verse

Loop 12:50 Closing Thoughts

 

 

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Boyd R
Boyd R Apr 18, 2019

Like the new notes. It's going to be fun learning this, it took a while to start  understanding it after two weeks

Dennis Gruenling
Dennis Gruenling Apr 19, 2019

Let me know what questions you have...I'm happy to help!

 
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