Why Learn How To Play The Harmonica?
Why learn how to play the harmonica? Well the harmonica is one of those instruments which most people either love or hate, but if you hate it and hear a great piece of Blues music, played by a very talented player, you can easily be drawn to change your mind. What I mean is that I think the harmonica is vastly underrated by the general population, but it is a fantastically versatile instrument which is actually quite easy to learn to play and make people feel the music.
Just listen to the track track below to see what I mean.
How old do you have to be to learn to play the harmonica?
As I said it is a fairly easy to learn how to play the harmonica, which opens the door to the very young. They can pick it up and start getting a tune out of it right away and so can you. Once you learn the basics you can soon be playing along with the greats, there are so many videos on you tube to help you along the way.
Take a look at this kid in the video below, unbelieveable.
Don´t be fooled that just because the harmonica is fairly easy to learn that you don´t need some help along the way. A lot of self taught people pick up some really bad habits, like if you get your breathing and posture wrong. This can restrict your airway and cause you problems keeping up and reaching those harder to reach notes as you get better.
Getting the right lessons to learn how to play the harmonica is critical if you want to progress quickly and not have to spend hours later trying to break those bad habits.
George Goodman has some of the best online harmonica lessons.