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Harmonica Lessons: Double Note Bends

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[MUSIC]
And then you have third and fourth hole.
[MUSIC]
[SOUND] And you can do this three.
[SOUND] F sharp and A.
[SOUND] F and A flat.
[SOUND] and then.
[SOUND] E and G sharp.
[SOUND] So you see,
there's a lot going on in here,
and when I put all this stuff together,
I can actually start
playing scales in thirds.
And, I'm gonna pick up the C
harmonica right now and
do it because I don't wanna
get you guys too lost in
the world of the ff the G-harp,
thinking wise.
If I can find that C harmonica.
I had several of them sitting right here.
Here's one.
[MUSIC]
I'll do all the same things.
[MUSIC]
So, I can actually play,
first I'll play one note
at a time, a D major scale,
on the C harmonica from the one draw.
[MUSIC]
Third position but major.
[MUSIC]
You have to bend
in tune to get that.
[MUSIC]
F sharp.
[MUSIC]
A.
[SOUND] C-sharp.
[MUSIC]
It's kind of,
easy because a lot of it is on the inhale.
From the F sharp on up
is all inhaled notes.
[MUSIC]
I've run out of breath,
but it's a very easy thing to do.
So now, I'm going to play
that same scale in thirds.
[MUSIC]
I separated it for
you, but you can hear
it's pretty in tune.
If I did it on the piano,
it sounds like this.
[MUSIC]
It's kind of like going
[MUSIC]
except that instead of doing
those thirds separately,
I'm doing them together.
[MUSIC]
So I can start
playing some tunes,
harmonized.
I'll do one silly one.
[MUSIC].
[LAUGH] And here's another one.
Here's My Romance.
[MUSIC]
I
even threw
a few more
in on you
here.
There's a fourth in there, too.
And I'm doing this with
a combination of technique and
seeing the piano keyboard and
knowing harmony as well.
Then I can do a pretty funny rendition
of Blue Monk in this position as well.
[MUSIC]
Or.
[MUSIC]
That's
an overblow.
[MUSIC]
[LAUGH]
[MUSIC]