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I play the harmonica. The only way I can play is if I get my car going really fast, and stick it out the window.
The rest of the band were basically friends, So it was me following them around and begging them to let me be in their band for two or three years. And they finally let me in on the harmonica, actually, and then the keyboards, and finally the guitar.
I'm always trying to come up with something new and unique. I do a beatbox with a harmonica.
Doug E. Fresh
I'm a musician. I play harmonica for relaxation. A good way to relax and entertain people. An excellent way to have fun.
So I went out and bought Hard Again by Muddy Waters. That was a big learning curve. I listened to that album again and again and again. James Cotton was the harmonica player on that album.
I picked up a harmonica and taught myself.
My father was in a dance band, and I wanted to do what he did, play the saxophone, but I couldn't blow a note, so he suggested the guitar. Chromatic harmonica was actually my first instrument, and I got very good at it - not quite Stevie Wonder, but very good.
I sing and play guitar and harmonica. I've been doing it for a long time.
Harry Dean Stanton
My mum's family would all get together, with guitars, harmonica, mandolins and upright bass and play old blues and folk songs. That was normal to me.
I was messing around with the harmonica... but I was 13 before I got a real good note out of it.
The harmonica is a great instrument.
And my daddy could play a harmonica and also the guitar, so I guess I got a little bit from both of 'em, but I think mostly from my mother's side of the family.
I worked at an old folks' home once in Harlem, and I was an activities volunteer. I used to do all these plays with the old people. I did 'The Wizard of Oz;' it was adapted. There was a guy there who played the harmonica, so we had an overture, and The Wizard was 96.
So I played the acoustic guitar and harmonica and stomped my foot and I think I was right in assuming that Greenwich Village would be the best place to perform my own material and possibly get some attention, move on to making records and all.
I play, like, 12 instruments. Guitar, piano, harmonica, African drums... I'm working on mastering the accordion.
I've been invited to do a trio with a fantastic jazz guitarist and a harmonica player.
I can play the harmonica with my nose.
Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.
Well, I did a harmonica instruction tape for Homespun tapes.
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