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HarmonicaUK Saturday Session Workshops 

HarmonicaUK is pleased to announce the start of the members only Saturday Session Workshops, a series of Zoom tutorials taught by harmonica teachers and professional players.

The hour long sessions are planned to run bi-monthly and will alternate between the different types of harmonica, covering a wide variety of genres and topics.

These workshops are exclusively available for HarmonicaUK members and cannot be accessed by anyone else.

2023 Saturday Sessions

Words Introduction to Cajun music  with Aidan Sheehan Sat 25Th Feb at 5pm GMT on red sparkly bokeh background

25th February - Aidan Sheehan - Diatonic

An Introduction to Cajun Music on the diatonic harmonica led by Aidan Sheehan

Cajun is an emblematic style of music of Louisiana and is rooted in the ballads of the French speaking Acadians of Canada

Join us for this fun and lively workshop to get an introduction to this popular style of music

You will need a 10 hole diatonic in the key of C for this session  

You can watch a recording of the session here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_SFpXIoTuA

You will find a link to download the notes/tab from the session in PDF format below

Chromatic workshop with Sam Spranger Sat 22nd April on sparkly background

22nd April - Sam Spranger - Chromatic

Join us with HarmonicaUK ambassador and band member of The Bad Day, Sam Spranger as he presents this Saturday session workshop for Chromatic players

This is an hour long live zoom tutorial, with questions and answers at the end.

Dream a Little Dream of Me - breaking down a jazz standard, for all levels of Chromatic players.

You can watch a recording of the session here: https://youtu.be/F5MF8imQPRE

Improvisation with Ben Hewlett Sat 24th June at 5pm UK time chromatic or diatonic in c

24th June - Paul Gillings - Diatonic

Paul Gillings heads up this one hour long live zoom session “Beyond The Blues” - will help players learn how to approach playing different music styles on the diatonic harmonica. 

You can watch a recording of the session here:

Words - Rachelle Plas - Diatonic 12th August

12th August - Rachelle Plas - Diatonic

Join us for this hour long Zoom session with HarmonicaUK ambassador Rachelle Plas.

In this members only workshop, learn melodies, riffs and effects to play the Blues with a chance to ask questions at the end.

You can watch a recording of the session here:

Words - Adam Glasser 14th October - Chromatic

14th October - Adam Glasser - Chromatic

An informal chromatic harmonica Q and A based on responses to two key questions.

 You are invited to email Adam beforehand

Words - Simon Joy - 9th December - Tremolo

9th December - Simon Joy - Tremolo

Join us on this one hour session

Focusing on phrasing and rhythm of traditional folk tunes

Notes/Tab from the 2023 Saturday Sessions

February 2023 - Aidan Sheehan - Notes/Tab
April 2023 - Sam Spranger - Tab
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