Previous sessions (most recent first) - videos and presentations

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Saturday 1st August - Diatonic/Blues

ADAM PRITCHARD (intermediate/advanced) - Getting started with 3rd Position Blues [PRESENTATION] [BACKING TRACK]


Saturday 18th July - Diatonic/Blues

RICHARD TAYLOR (all abilities) Playing holes 7-10 with confidence [PRESENTATION]

JASON RICCI (Playing solo, with and without singing, Q&A)


Saturday 11th July - Chromatic

JOFF WATKINS (all abilities) Playing blues in the key of G and improvising [PRESENTATION] [VIDEO #1] [VIDEO #2]


Saturday 4th July - Diatonic/jazz (The Summertime Session)

SAM WILKINSON - Getting to know the basics of Summertime in third position, and ideas for variations [VIDEO] [PRESENTATION]

MARCIN DYJAK - Improvisation techniques, scales, and patterns for Summertime [PRESENTATION] [BACKING TRACK]


Saturday 27th June - Diatonic/Blues

IAN BOYLE - Melodic playing... dressing up your tunes [VIDEO]

RICHARD GJEMS - Bridging traditional and contemporary blues techniques [VIDEO #1] [VIDEO #2]


Saturday 20th June - Chromatic/diatonic

SAM SPRANGER - Scale exercises for beginners, and tips and tricks for diatonic players crossing over to the chromatic [VIDEO]

ADAM GLASSER - Introduction to Improvising on Chord Changes 


Saturday 13th June - Blues/diatonic

PAUL GILLINGS - Introduction to bending [VIDEO]

WILL WILDE - Demonstration of different diatonic harmonica tunings [VIDEO]


Saturday 6th June - Chromatic harmonica

NEIL WARREN - Diving deeper into Blues Chromatic: learning some more licks and looking at a couple of classic Blues Chromatic solos [VIDEO] [PRESENTATION]

TONY JUKES - Getting your chromatic harmonica to 'sing' [VIDEO] [PRESENTATION] 


Saturday 30th May - Blues/diatonic

SAM WILKINSON - Exploring the high end of the harmonica [VIDEO] [PRESENTATION]

BEN BOUMAN - Blues in 3rd position & customising diatonic harmonicas [VIDEO]


Saturday 23rd May 2020 - blues/diatonic

SAM WILKINSON - Building improvised solos using only one hole (beginner/intermediate) [VIDEO] [PRESENTATION]

RICHARD TAYLOR - Whammer Jammer Part 2 [VIDEO] [PRESENTATION] 


Saturday 16th May 2020

Blues for intermediate and advanced players

LEE SANKEY - [VIDEO] Timing skills 

RICHARD TAYLOR - Whammer Jammer Part 1 [VIDEO]  [PRESENTATION]

Old-time/Zydeco/Bluegrass/jug-band for all players

ED HOPWOOD [VIDEO] [PRESENTATION] 


Saturday 9th May 2020 - Chromatic and tremolo - for beginners and intermediate players

NEIL WARREN - Blues Chromatic for blues converts  [VIDEO]  [PRESENTATION]

SIMON JOY - Tremolo harmonica for beginners & Tremolo harmonica for intermediate/advanced players [VIDEO]


 Saturday 2nd May 2020 - Blues for beginners 

PAUL GILLINGS - Getting to know your harmonica [VIDEO]

SAM SPRANGER - Playing a 12-bar blues [VIDEO]