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DOC SPAN BLUES

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Doc is currently performing with his Chicago blues band, Doc Span Blues, playing authentic material with style and performing tracks off his newest CD 'Live In Australia'. Players in the band are Glen Muirhead at the keyboards, Gus Fenwick on bass, Max Sportelli on drums and Tim Gaze on guitar, with Doc on harmonica & vocal. He and Nick Charles are presently touring Australia wide performing the material of Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.

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DOC & ROSS WILLIAMS

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Doc Span has a longstanding musical connection with outstanding blues guitarist Ross Williams, and they still perform together at selected gigs. This seasoned pair of blues artists were on the road together for 11 years touring all over Australia from 1990 to 2001 and they continue to enjoy their unique musical collaboration. 

 

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ON THE ROAD

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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 and Mike Garner.  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.

Hear Doc Live : Visit Doc's Gig Guide.

 
 

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Live In Australia

Live In Australia

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The Treatment

The Treatment

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Expatriate

Expatriate

All About Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

All About Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

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Something For The Pain

Something For The Pain

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Rare Recordings

Rare Recordings

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Blues music instruction CD

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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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