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Harmonica Lessons: 3rd Position Intermediate: Exercises and Minor Blues

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So we can take the Dorian mode and
play all these things in it like.
The same way
we did with the major scale.
They're the same notes, but
we're starting at a different point.
We're in that D,
that minor mode with the raised sixth.
So, after you run up and
down these things for awhile,
the whole instrument
is connected together.
And this key is also a very good
key to play minor blues in,
because you can play that
simple blues lick now,
the one that I've been
doing in cross harp.
Now four draw instead of
being the fifth, is the tonic
So it's a minor blues.
That lick
starts on
eight draw.
It's eight draw, seven blow,
six draw, six draw bend,
six blow bend, six blow rather,
five draw, four draw.
And you can continue it down.
So you can play the same run in two
octaves, the same bluesy lick, and
you can't do that In cross harp,
or in first position.
So this is really a cool
key to play blues in,
even if it's not a minor blues,
it'll work.