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Originally from South Africa Adam Glasser plays piano &
keyboards. Is also one of the UK's leading chromatic harmonica players,
appearing on many gigs, sessions and recordings. some major gigs include...
Joe Zawinul, Sting, the...
About Me,My Life and Harmonica...
Review by Dmitriy Savitskiy on Albert Maksimov`s CD "Not Only Jazz"
What disease can the epidemiologist get infected with? In principle, he is not supposed to, at least with the diseases known to him....
Please allow me to introduce myself; I am primarily a harmonica player but I also play other instruments as well such as piano, guitar and some percussion. I am also a composer and also experiment with vocals. In anycase, I will always and...
Big Walter “Shakey” Horton - Blues harmonica, vocalist (1918 - 1981)
Walter Horton, also known as Big Walter or Shakey Horton,is counted among the best blues harp players. He is also considered by many to have had the best tone of...
In the Chicago blues harp club, Bill Lupkin has the chops, the tone, the attitude and the dues paid in full for Real Deal status.
Fort Wayne, Indiana product Lupkin made his way to Chicago at the end of the 1960s in quest of the blues...
Billy Boy Arnold firmly established himself as one of the
foremost practitioners of classic Chicago blues. His wailing
harmonica playing and soulful vocals are a perfect match
for his streetwise songwriting. The combination of...
Available -, Jazz, Blues, Country, fusion. Session or stage. email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charlie Musselwhite - harmonica, vocalist
Charlie Musselwhite seemed destined to be a bluesman. Born in Mississippi, the cradle of the blues, in 1944, Charlie moved to Memphis at an early age and became immersed in the city's...
Simply put, Chris Bauer performs popular jazz standards on
the chromatic harmonica with a repertoire from upbeat bop
tunes to cool Latin numbers to soulful ballads. Playing
harmonica for 40 years, his performance and recording
CHRIS DEPINO BIOGRAPHY
Music has been a part of my life ever since I can remember. Growing up in an Italian family in New Haven, Connecticut, I was constantly surrounded by the velvet sounds of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and, of course,...
“Swississippi Chris” Harper has followed his passion to become the thing he believes he was destined to be, a bluesman. It’s a long road from the “Gold Coast” of Zurich, Switzerland to Chicago, but to Chris Harper it was always...
Born 1950.As the son of a Navy Chief, I lived in England,Turkey and all over the USA. I started playing music at 15 years old in Tuscon ,AZ.
I have played Harmonica on works by and with.. Andrew Lloyd Weber,Spike Lee,Marvin Hamlisch ....
One of today's most original harmonica player, David Herzhaft was born in 1974 and raised between blues and country-music. His father Gerard Herzhaft is a highly regarded specialist on these music (a dozen of books published and translated...
When it comes to the harmonica, French-born jazz harmonicist Frédéric Yonnet knows
how to turn skeptics into believers. Most people perceive the harmonica as a “side”
instrument used in country and blues. However, Yonnet is one of a...
Before he even hit 30 years of age, Grégoire Maret became the most sought after harmonica player
behind legends Toots Thielemans and Stevie Wonder. Influenced by both, Maret has managed to find
his own voice on the instrument. His...
Hendrik Meurkens, a virtuoso on both the chromatic harmonica and the vibraphone, is the most important jazz harmonica player since Toots Thielemans. German-born but now based in New York, Meurkens' recordings and performances garner...
Howard Levy is a musician without limits. His musical adventures include journeys into jazz, pop, rock, world music, Latin, classical, folk, blues, country, theater, and film. He has appeared on hundred of cd’s, won a Grammy (1997), won...
James Cotton is one of the all-time greats of the blues
harmonica, and one of the last of the original Chicago
musicians who played and recorded some of the most
exciting blues music ever. Cotton's harmonica virtuosity is
Born: February 24, 1936
Biography of harmonica player Jan Verwey (The Netherlands)
Chromatic harmonica and jazz; as one of the few who dared to
play the harmonica for their livelihood, Jan is probably the only
one who succeeded in...
Jerry Portnoy was born in 1943 and grew up in the blues rich atmosphere of Chicago's famous Maxwell Street Market during the golden age of Chicago Blues. He began his professional career in the late 60's and since that time has performed,...
Julian Jackson was brought up in a musical family in Liverpool, so Julian's choice of a career in music was no surprise. Whilst studying at Music College in Liverpool, Julian reigned for 3 years as the Hohner British Harmonica...
Junior Wells was considered the direct musical
descendant of modern blues harmonica legends John
Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, "Sonny Boy" Williamson II
(Rice Miller) and Little Walter Jacobs. An exponent of
blues, funk and soul music, Wells...
Harmonica wizard and entrepreneur Lee Oskar was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1948. Oskar landed in the States in the mid 60’s and is most popularly known as one of the founding members of the seminal jam band WAR. Together with Harold...
Little Walter could make his harp sound like a tenor sax; he was instrumental in defining the sound that is now known as Chicago blues harp. Singer, composer, bandleader and peerless harmonica virtuoso, Little Walters music in virtually...
Marty Howe has been playing chromatic harmonica and flute for the last 30 years. The chromatic harmonica is unique in that it is capable of playing the full chromatic scale, making it very suitable for jazz. Most people are familiar with...
Matthias Bröde, born in Karlsruhe, Germany, is a composer, improviser, jazz harmonica and piano player.
From 1983-1990 he lived in Dusseldorf than moved to Cologne.
He worked with Wolfgang Engstfeld, Claudio Puntin, Norbert Gottschalk...
Review : Mike Turk's "Turk's Works"
Date: February, 2002
Reviewer: Bob Blumenthal, Boston Phoenix
"At the risk of making Mike Turk's conception sound easily won, which it
was not, or...Norton Buffalo is regarded as one of the most versatile and talented harmonica players in the music business. Having performed and recorded across nearly every style of music, he has been widely acclaimed as the finest multigenre harmonica...Many of my generation have told me how once they heard
the Butterfield Blues Band; things were never the same
inside their heads. At the height of his popularity Butterfield
and his musicians ignited an interest in a musical genre that
had...Phil Berkowitz, a San Francisco Bay Area based blues harmonica player and
vocalist, has brought his unique and energetic musical style to audiences for
over a decade. His most recent venture, a CD entitled “All Night Party,”
testifies...PT Gazell’s first release, “Pace Yourself”, (featuring Jerry Douglas and Ricky Skaggs as sidemen) set the gold standard for diatonic harmonica playing. This blast of sonic bluegrass was and is, ahead of its time.
His innovative...Self taught singer/harmonica player
Revue singer in the Big Apple
Moved to Detroit Mi and played with the Hope Orchestra
(formally Walk The Dogma)then was featured on The #1 Hit
Purple Pills with Eminem and D12 (Devil's Night CdD)which
led...1991-2000 PAUL BEUSCHER's MUISC SCHOOL : teacher of harmonica, banjo and modern harmony
1997-2001 YAMAHA MUSIC France : musicien, demonstrator of wind controler MIDI WX5 (electronic sax)
Since 2002 Participant to the...Shaky Jake Harris - Blues harmonica
A colorful harmonica player associated with his nephew Blues guitarist Magic Sam, he became a fixture on Chicago’s Southside during the areas heyday of the ‘60’s.
James Harris was born in...Snooky Pryor was a true pioneer of the postwar harmonica
blues sound. Born in Lambert, Mississippi on September 15,
1921, James Edward Pryor took up the harp at the age of
14 despite the objections of his minister father, copping
licks...Sonny Boy Williamson II, nicknamed "King of the
Harmonica" by his peers, was one of the most inspiring
harp players in blues history. With his passionate yet
understated style, his metronome-like timing, and his
endlessly inventive...HarmonicaTommy Morgan is the most "heard" harmonica player in the world today. As a composer, arranger and performer, his resume includes television, motion pictures and pop albums, including recording with such diverse artists as Elvis Presley,...Tony Eyers is the founder of Harmonica Academy, a comprehensive online harmonica teaching site.
Tony Eyers was born in Australia and began playing harmonica in the 1970's while an undergraduate at Yale University. He returned to Australia...Jean 'Toots' Thielemans is widely regarded by most people as the most accomplished harmonica player in the world. Of course, that's not all he does and it would be a great injustice to label him as just a good harmonica player. If you are...Whether it's Blues, Swing, Jazz, Roots or Folk, vintage or contemporary, lead or harmony vocals and harmonica for a wide variety of projects, Tracy K has earned her valued reputation as a respected vocalist and musician. Tracy K's...Paul Gillies is an extraordinary individual. He has walked up Mount Vesuvius (on crutches); jet power-boated in New Zealand; Bungee jumped 300 feet over the River Thames; and tandem free fall parachuted from 10,000 feet. These...William Clarke - Blues Harmonica (1951 - 1996)
Between his huge frame and the immense sounds he coaxed out of his harmonica, West Coast blues harmonica virtuoso William Clarke was a giant of the blues. A full-time blues musician...Wim is concidered one of the leading jazz harmonica players on this planet.
Born 4-10-1970 in The Netherlands, Wim played organ, clarinet and slide-
trombone when just a kid.
Later he studied Composition, Contemporary Music at the...New York City based Musician, Composer and Educator Yvonnick Prene has
performed around the world in places such as Switzerland, Paris, Los Angeles,
West Indies, New York, Berlin and festivals including the Bern Jazz Festival,...