Masters of the Blues Harp

      21 Classic Blues Harmonica Solos

      Transcribed by Glenn Weiser 
     Foreword by Charlie Musselwhite
     Arc Music / Hal Leonard Publishing
     Available in PDF E-Book Here Only

"...the coolest harp instruction book I've ever read." - Charlie Musselwhite, from the foreword.

Masters of Blues Harp
, is a collection of 21 transcriptions of classic blues harmonica solos by Little Walter, Big Walter Horton, Sonny Boy Williamson I & II, Paul Butterfield, and others. Includes standard notation, harmonica tab, guitar chords, complete playing instructions and short biographies of the 17 artists. Although the book has gone out of print in paper, it is available here as a PDF E-book for $14.95. Order below and you will receive it via Dropbox within 3 business days.

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A  list of the contents appears below. The collection consists of 17 diatonic harmonica and 4 chromatic harmonica solos. The chromatic solos are marked by a "C" in parentheses. Recorded sources appear after the titles and are updated as availability changes.

 I also offer webcam lessons via Skype/Facetime to students who wish to study any aspect of harmonica including these transcriptions with me. Take private webcam harmonica lessons with Glenn via Skype

Masters of the Blues Harp - Contents

1. Baby, Scratch My Back-Slim Harpo
(The Best of Slim Harpo - Rhino 70169)

2. The Big Boat-Charlie Musselwhite
(In My Time -Alligator  4818)

3. Blues In The Dark-George Smith (C)
(Harmonica Ace - Flair Records/Virgin No. Amer. 86298 2)

4. Blue Light-Little Walter (C)
(The Best of Little Walter - Chess 9192)

5. Born Blind-Rice Miller
   (a.k.a Sonny Boy Williamsom II)
(One Way Out - MCA/Chess CHD-9116)

6. Bottom Blues-Sonny Terry
(Climbin' Up - Savoy Jazz 1137 - w/ Brownie McGhee)

7. Bye Bye, Bird-Rice Miller
(Sonny Boy Williamson - His Best MCA/Chess 9377)

8. Caravan-Gary Primich (C)
(Travelin' Mood - Flying Fish 70635)

9. Don't Go No Further-Mojo Buford (C)
(Low Blows - Rooster Blues Records 7610)

10. The Goat-Rice Miller
(More Real Folk Blues - Chess CHD-9277)

11. Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl
      -Sonny Boy Williamson I

(Sugar Mama - Indigo 2014)

12. I Ain't Got You-Sugar Blue
(Blue Blazes - Alligator 4819)

13. I Got Love If You Want It
-Slim Harpo

(The Best of Slim Harpo - Rhino 70169)

14. I'm Ready-Carey Bell
(Carey Bell's Blues Harp - Delmark 622)

15. Juke-Little Walter Jacobs
(The Best of Little Walter - Chess 9192)

16. Little Red Rooster-Sugar Blue
(In Your Eyes - Alligator  4831)

17. Now Tell Me Baby
-Big Walter Horton

(Mouth Harp Maestro - Flair Records/Virgin Records Amer. 86297 2)

18. Rocker-Little Walter Jacobs
(Confessin' The Blues - Chess 9366)

19. Sad Hours-Little Walter Jacobs
(The Best of Little Walter - Chess 9192)

20. Too Young To Die-Rice Miller
(The Real Folk Blues - MCA/Chess

21. The Work Song-Paul Butterfield
(East-West - Elektra 2-7315)

Most of these recordings now be found on YouTube

Review by The American Harmonica Newsletter
Glenn Weiser's Harmonica Homepage
Artists' Biographies from Masters of the Blues Harp 
Free Blues Harp Transcriptions, including "Juke"
Harmonica Books By Glenn Weiser
Glenn's Little Walter Transcriptions - Story by the Associated Press

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