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Harmonica Lessons: "D Minor Cross Harp Blues" with Overblows

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[MUSIC]
Now we're gonna do some cross-harp blues
on a G harp in D minor
at the advanced level.
So that instead of trying to
just avoid the quote wrong notes
I'm going to try and
also play the right ones.
So if you have a D minor chord.
D, F, and A.
You have to be careful on a G harp.
[MUSIC]
You've got to be careful with that
third hole.
[SOUND] And bend it down to an F.
Or play in E.
[MUSIC]
Then you can also play
[MUSIC]
six hole over blow.
And
[MUSIC]
seventh hole overdraw.
[MUSIC]
And
when you get to the 4 chord,
[MUSIC]
you have to be careful to
avoid that fifth hole blow.
[MUSIC]
Because that's G major.
That's in a regular major key blues.
It's not in a minor key blues.
So you either have to play
just blues licks,
[MUSIC]
or not that,
[MUSIC].
Fourth hole overblow.
[MUSIC]
Then the five chord is A minor.
Which is right there.
It's the equivalent of
third position on cross harp
[MUSIC].
So I'm now gonna play, and I'm gonna
try to use some of those overblows and
those other things that I discussed,
and avoid those major thirds.
Here we go.
[MUSIC]