Harmonica Tone is Everything

  • Connection between mouth and harmonica
  • Resting the harmonica on the lower lip
  • Lowering the jaw
  • Changing the capacity of the mouth
  • Posture
  • Exploring how bad you can make the tone and then how good you can make it
  • Pushing the difference between good and bad tone
  • Using your knowledge of bad tone to inform your knowledge of good
  • Relaxed mouth shape
  • Use of exercise like Haha Hoohoo
  • Deep Breathing
  • Shape of the inside of the mouth
  • Shape and height of tongue
  • Vocal Tract and open glottal aperture
  • Speaking with deep tones/high tones
  • Using Jews harp to explore resident areas
  • Throat open or closed
  • Pulsing the breath and vibrato
  • Harmonics and be inside of the mouth and throat
  • Pitch and mouth shape
  • Collecting the hands to the harmonica and also to the face
  • Making a tight seal with the hands/harmonica unit
  • Relaxing in the mouth throat and hands
  • Collecting the harmonica to the teeth
  • Singing through the harmonica
  • Listening to players you consider how good tone
  • Puckering or tongue-blocking
  • Which harmonica to use

Harmonica Songs with TABS and Practices

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