Harp Masters

Sonny Terry

The wailing, crying sound of a harmonica is one of the first things that come to mind when many people think of the blues. In recent years, due to advancements on the instrument and wonders of modern technology, the harmonica’s playing styles and it’s role in this music have come a long way, but the traditional styles on harmonica (particularly the “Chicago” style) still sets the standard today for most blues fans and players. Let’s take a look at some of the most important players on this instrument in the blues…

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Chicago Blues

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