DOC SPAN BLUES - Doc is currently performing his cool blues in the Doc Span Blues Band. They’re playing stylish, authentic material, performing old favourites and new tracks from Doc’s upcoming album, Burning Memory.
The Band evolves, but the key Players are Glen Muirhead at the keyboards, Gus Fenwick on bass, Max Sportelli on drums, Tim Gaze, Ross Williams on guitar and Doc, of course, on harmonica & vocals.More...........
From time to time Doc tours with Nick Charles, Fiona Boyes & the Fortune Tellers, Blues on the Rocks (Kevin Borich, Phil Emanuel), and in NZ with the fabulous Darcy Perry Band, Mike Garner and Tura Rata. A featured artist at the Thredbo Blues Festival, Blues at Bridgetown, Blues on Broadbeach, Devonport Jazz and Woodford Folk Festival, Doc has also played the Ipswich Music Festival, the Great Southern Blues & Roots Festival, Byron Bay Bluesfest and many others.
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BLUES GROOVES FOR HARMONICA by Doc Span and Ross Williams is a topnotch introduction on how to learn blues for the harmonica. It comes with a detailed 28-page book. The book gives a brief history of the harmonica, a discussion of rock, funk, rhythm, blues, elements of music, tone, harmony, melody, tips for tongue blocking, approaches to dynamics, tremolo, style, and explains how to avoid choking the reeds, positions and scales, and bending, to mention some of the topics covered.
The CD will instruct as well as entertain, and it has helpful narration that helps the harmonica player learn the blues. The CD contents also include information on boogie, slow blues, mambo, and swing.
BLUE GROOVES FOR HARMONICA is an ideal gift, one that teaches, entertains, and is an enjoyable learning adventure in music. Excellent. Highly recommended for those interested in harmonica.Want to learn to play blues for harmonica? This is the book for you, and it comes with a very helpful CD! BLUES GROOVES FOR HARMONICA by Doc Span and Ross Williams is a delight.
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