Norton Buffalo's Blues Techniques
Play the blues from your heart" is great advice, but you've got to have chops and skill to be able to lay it all down. Join this harmonica master as he shares invaluable advice and passes on his formidable techniques to learning players.
Norton Buffalo shows you everything you need to become a real blues harp player. He details many topics, including note bending, playing and using octaves, the intricacies and etiquette of rhythm harmonica, combining breath and hands to create vibrato and more.
Switching on the power, Norton outlines various electric blues styles and discusses the proper use of amplification. He offers important suggestions about microphones, amps and speakers and demonstrates his ideas about power, tone and reverb. You'll also add the shuffle, the boogie-woogie walk, double-stops, the "tongue teaser" and trills to your bag of tricks.
Norton performs and teaches five classic blues tunes: Chicken Shack, Hoochie Coochie Man, Help Me, My Babe and You Can't Judge a Book by its Cover.
As a bonus, you'll get Norton's prescription for "harmonica survival" - how to keep your instrument playing in tune and make it last for years.