What we have here,
we can play the major scale all the way
up to the top of the harmonica.
We actually have three octaves [SOUND].
First octave [SOUND].
Second octave [SOUND].
If you could get that B.
We have the same range as a flute.
And if you follow all of these lessons
up through the most advanced ones.
You're gonna be able to play just
about anything that anyone can play on
any real instrument, like a flute,
saxophone, guitar, clarinet.
You can play it on this diatonic harmonica
that people never thought
could play any of this music.
We have three full octaves.
And we have,
within that three full octaves.
I'll play it down
from the top now just
to show you [SOUND].
We have a lot of the chromatic pitches,
chromatic meaning the pitches
other than the white keys.
I'm just gonna play all of the notes
that I can get now with all the bends,
and the blows, and draws.
Just to give you
a little bit of
a hint on how many
notes you really
There's a lot of notes there.
As a matter of fact,
I think there were only
six notes missing from
the full chromatic scale,
which is all the white and
black keys [SOUND].
Out of those of which I think, I can't
remember how many it is all together.
36 notes, 37 notes.
We're only missing six.
Hey, that's pretty good.
We got a bunch of C sharps and
F sharps and
G sharps and even a B flat.
A sharp in there.
And even one of the E flats is in there.
So there's quite a few
notes available on here.
And as things go on I'll teach you how to
play pieces of music that use
the bends in a very precise way.
Where you are gonna be
hitting those bins as notes.
You are gonna be hitting the E flats,
and the B flats,
and the A flats as part of scales
of other keys, and other positions.
And playing a whole lot of music.
With his ability to bend notes.