Get Chugging: How to Play Rhythm Harmonica

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This book/CD set aims to teach you the basics - rhythm and breathing; tunes will come later. This revolutionary approach has helped thousands of new harmonica players; now it's YOUR turn! Chugging is all about sound textures - rich train sounds, gruff blues and spiraling country dance beats. The whole method is aural - just put on the CD and follow the instructions - the book expands the music and puts it on paper for you.
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Overview

This book/CD set aims to teach you the basics - rhythm and breathing; tunes will come later. This revolutionary approach has helped thousands of new harmonica players; now it's YOUR turn! Chugging is all about sound textures - rich train sounds, gruff blues and spiraling country dance beats. The whole method is aural - just put on the CD and follow the instructions - the book expands the music and puts it on paper for you.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786632831
  • Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Pages: 52
  • Sales rank: 1,443,362
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     2
Introduction     3
The 'Chugs'
Chugs 1 (CD Track 3), 2 (CD Track 5) & 3 (CD Track 7)     8
Chugs 4 (CD Track 9) & 5 (CD Track 11)     9
Chugs 6 (CD Track 13) & 7 (CD Track 15)     10
Chugs 8 (CD Track 17) & 9 (CD Track 19)     11
Chugs 10 (CD Track 21) & 11 (CD Track 23)     12
The Tunes
Choo (CD Track 3)     14
Choo chaka (duet) (CD Track 5)     16
Doo chicka (CD Track 7)     18
Choo diddeley (CD Track 9)     20
Chow diddeley (CD Track 11)     22
Siggy saggy (CD Track 13)     24
Tooka chicka (CD Track 15)     26
Zz ack-a (CD Track 17)     28
Drrr (duet) (CD Track 19)     30
Chuckety tickety (CD Track 21)     32
Chicken tikka (duet) (CD Track 23)     34
Trainsounds
Trainsounds introduction     36
Trainsounds 1 - Zz ack-a (CD Track 27)     37
Trainsounds 2 - Tikka hoo (CD Track 29)     37
Trainsounds 3 - Tikka hoo, tikka duddeley (CD Track 31)     37
Trainsounds 4 - Hooka tikka (CD Track 33)     38
Trainsounds 5 - Woww (CD Track 35)     38
Duck (CD Track 37)     38
Dog (CD Track39)     39
'Scuppered' (CD Track 41)     40
Final thoughts     41
Biographies     42
Harmonica tablature     45
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