Blues Harp in the Fog
May 25, 2010 7:00 PM   Subscribe

Where in San Francisco can I find a harmonica teacher who can help me learn to play; and more importantly improvise. (blues and rock specifically)

I know that improvisation is a good deal music theory. I am willing to delve into that.

My family is full of musicians and I want to be able to jam with them. Whenever we get together they eventually pull out their instruments and start to play. I have always loved the sound of the harmonica and want to be able to pull one out in 6-10 months and play along with them.
posted by elationfoundation to Media & Arts (3 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Response by poster: I should mention that I am great at book learning. So technique and ear training are going to be important.
posted by elationfoundation at 7:03 PM on May 25, 2010

While you're looking for a local teacher, you might want to get started downloading lessons from Adam Gussow at His instruction is top notch and well worth the money.
posted by tdismukes at 7:21 PM on May 25, 2010

Just play along with records. Not kidding. Fun.
posted by ovvl at 7:29 PM on May 25, 2010

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