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Natural Minor Harmonica Course for Beginners

Updated: Apr 2

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Natural Minor Harmonica - Learn to play Blues, Reggae, Funk and More

This is an 8-lesson series on how to play the Lee Oskar Natural Minor Harmonica.

The natural minor harmonica course for beginners starts with the absolute basics of note layout, then we look at blues, reggae and others styles plus we'll consider bending and play several songs. There are also free harmonica tabs so that you can play-along.

LESSON 1: Note layout

In lesson 1, we'll be exploring the note layout of a natural minor harmonica.

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The Natural Minor Harmonica Notes & Bend
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LESSON 2: Blues

In lesson 2, we'll be exploring how to play blues on a natural minor harmonica.

LESSON 3: Reggae, funk, hip-hop & Latin

In lesson 3, we'll be exploring options for playing other genres like reggae, funk, hip-hop and Latin styles.

LESSON 4: Bending

In lesson 4, we'll be exploring the available bends on a natural minor harmonica.

LESSON 5: 'Summertime' play-along lesson

In lesson 5, you can play along to the song Summertime.

Click here for free harmonica tabs to Summertime:

Lesson 6: 'Black Magic Woman' play-along lesson

In lesson 6, you can play along to the song Black Magic Woman.

Click here for free harmonica tabs to Black Magic Woman:

Lesson 7: 'Sweet Dreams' play-along lesson

In lesson 7, you can play along to 'Sweet Dreams Are Made of This' by Eurythmics.

Click here for free harmonica tabs to Sweet Dreams:

Lesson 8: 'Comin' Home Baby' play-along lesson

In lesson 8, you can play along to the song Comin' Home Baby.

Click here for free harmonica tabs to Comin' home Baby:

Thanks for reading this article and watching the lessons and for taking part in the Natural Minor Harmonica for Beginners course.

I hope they helped you learn the basics of this wonderful instrument.

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