Musician Profile Search Results: “harmonica”

Adam Glasser

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 Eurythmics,...

Albert Maksimov

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....

Angelo Adamo

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 Horton

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 any...

Bill Lupkin Blues Band

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

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 Delta-...

Brad Gould

Available -, Jazz, Blues, Country, fusion. Session or stage. email bcgould@jps.net.

Charlie Musselwhite

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 diverse...

Chris Bauer

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 experiences...

Chris DePino

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,...

Chris Harper

“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...

Corrin huddleston

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 ....

David Herzhaft

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...

Frederic Yonnet

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...

Gregoire Maret

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

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

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

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 amazing,...

Jan Verwey

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 creating...

Jay Gaunt

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Jerry Portnoy

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

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 Champion....

Junior Wells

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...

Lee Oskar

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

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

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 Broede

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 ,...

Mike Turk

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 his music lazy, which it most definitely is...

Norton Buffalo

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...

Paul Butterfield

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

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

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 work...

Ray Gale

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...

Sebastien Charlier

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 Festival Blues sur...

Shakey Jake Harris

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 Earle,...

Snooky Pryor

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

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...

Sue Hubal

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Tommy Morgan

Tommy 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...

Tony Eyers

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...

Toots Thielemans

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...

Tracy K

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...

Wheelchair Willy and the Whiprounds

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 physical...

William Clarke

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 since...

Wim Dijkgraaf

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...

Yvonnick Prene

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, Lamentin...
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