Instructor: Gary Green

Level: Beginner

Age: Teens and Adults

4 week mini-series: Tuesdays, 11/17 - 12/15

*no class on 11/24

5:30pm - 6:25pm

Classes will be held online via Zoom.

Description: 

Class will focus on having fun exploring the musical possibilities of the 10 hole diatonic harmonica(s). All playing techniques will be discussed and applied- Chording, Single note production, Blow and Draw Bends, Overblows/Draws etc. 

Playing in different musical genres, as a soloist, as an accompanist and a layman's overview of the mechanics of the instrument will be discussed throughout the class.


Prerequisite: None

Students will leave class with greater knowledge and appreciation of the instrument, the ability to play chords, single notes and other note producing harmonica techniques.

What students will need: 

At Least ONE high quality Diatonic Harmonica in the Key of C


This course is closed for enrollment.

Gary Green


Instrument(s):

Harmonica

 Style(s)/Genres:

Americana, Blues, Folk, Country Etc.

Gary Green is a Charlottesville Virginia based award winning harmonica player that has been perfoming and recording for decades. In addition to being a familiar face on the local music scene, Gary has performed on such prestigious stages as The Ryman, Birchmere, Grand Ole Opry and Kennedy Center to name a few. While cutting his teeth on the Chicago Blues like so many harmonica players, he has blended it with a more emotive melodic style that fits in well with a diverse group of musical genres. 


 

Musical dream (or any personal fun

fact):Three years ago Jimmy Buffett showed up to a gig in New York and

I ended up playing a half hour of his iconic songs with him.