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Harmonica Lessons: "Summertime" in 3rd Position

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[MUSIC]
Well,
we played a little bit of Summertime in,
I believe it was fourth position
in the beginning segment.
And now I wanna play a little bit for you
in third position, now that we can bend.
[MUSIC]
Starts on the six hole draw.
[MUSIC]
See that's that
third hole draw bend.
[MUSIC]
So I was
starting to
arpeggiate
some of
the chords,
because even
though I
wasn't
playing
them, I
was hearing
them in
my mind.
So, it's a D minor chord.
[MUSIC]
Now to play a D minor arpeggio,
it's pretty easy.
You just have to hit [SOUND] D, F and A.
[MUSIC]
It's much easier from the fourth hole.
In the bottom, you have to bend to get
the F and the A, but it's all inhale.
[MUSIC]
It's a pretty, easy way to start playing
arpeggios is to try that D minor arpeggio.
Of course,
the only easier one on a harmonica is C,
[SOUND] which is blowing
across the whole instrument.
So I'm just playing it for you,
just to give you a little taste.
[MUSIC]
No overblows, overdraws, I was just
playing bent notes in tune outlining
chords that I was hearing in my mind.
[MUSIC]
That's a diminished arpeggio.
[MUSIC]
That's a D
melodic minor scale.
[MUSIC]
A,
G minor chord.
[MUSIC]
And
then an A-flat diminished seventh chord.
[MUSIC]
You see, this is getting into
some jazz theory and some jazz chords.
You don't need to know all of this, but
I just thought I would play
something a little jazzier for you.
For you, for right now, just if you
could play the melody of Summertime and
wail on it a little bit and
with the band is gonna play it later.
[MUSIC]
It's
a great
tune.
[MUSIC]