Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast
25. Beginner’s Story: Jerry

25. Beginner’s Story: Jerry

October 12, 2020

This week’s podcast is part of a series where I’ll be interviewing Beginners rather than pros. Today’s guest is Jerry who has been playing for a while now but realised he needed to take his practice more seriously after he got a taste of playing in public.

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com

24. Beginner’s Story: Frans

24. Beginner’s Story: Frans

September 28, 2020

This week’s podcast is part of a series where I’ll be interviewing Beginners rather than pros. Today’s guest is Frans from Sweden who started playing a few years ago and has already achieved some of his goals including playing with a band. 

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com
 
Recommended Listening

* Neil Young
* Bob Dylan
* Howling Wolf

23. Beginner’s Story: Paula

23. Beginner’s Story: Paula

September 14, 2020

This week’s podcast is part of a series where I’ll be interviewing Beginners rather than pros. Today’s guest is Paula who started playing at the start of lock down. She is already fully committed to the journey and has great goals for the future as well as some awesome tips for anyone else starting on the harmonica.

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com
 
Recommended Listening

* Big Momma Thornton
* Will Wilde
* Moses Concas

22. Beginner’s Story: Peter

22. Beginner’s Story: Peter

August 31, 2020

This week’s podcast is part of a series where I’ll be interviewing Beginners rather than pros. Today’s guest is Peter who started playing a few months ago at the start of lock down and is already getting over some big hurdles in his playing.

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com
 
Show Notes

Recommended Listening

- Magic Dick and J Geils Band

21. Beginner’s Story: John

21. Beginner’s Story: John

August 17, 2020

This week’s podcast is part of a series where I’ll be interviewing Beginners rather than Pros so you can hear what it’s like starting out on the harmonica journey. Although this week’s guest John has been playing for 30 years, he has recently realised he needs to go back to the beginning and strengthen his foundations.

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com
 
Show Notes

Recommended Listening

- Paul Lamb

- Big Walter

- Sonny Terry

20. Public Service Announcement

20. Public Service Announcement

August 10, 2020

This week's podcast is a short Public Service Announcement about the future of the series!

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com

19. Beginner’s Story: Patrick

19. Beginner’s Story: Patrick

August 3, 2020

This week’s podcast is the first in a series where I will be interviewing beginners instead of pros so that you can hear what it’s like starting out on the harmonica journey. Our first beginner guest will be Patrick who started playing about a year ago.

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com

18. Carlos Del Junco

18. Carlos Del Junco

July 27, 2020

Over the past 30 years, this week’s guest has pushed the harmonica to new technical heights while still staying true to the Blues tradition. He is a technical wizard who has won too many awards to list plus he is a fantastic and thoughtful teacher. He is Carlos del Junco. 

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com
 
Show Notes

- Carlos Del Junco’s Webinar

15th August 2020 Noon ET; Webinar with David Burgin - http://www.harmonicapractice.com

- Carlos Del Junco’s Music

Blues at Café Campus - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBVfdvNLLKE

Little Wing - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVtGf43_Sv4

- Recommended Listening

* Lee Oskar
* Howard Levy
* Paul Butterfield
* David Burgin

17. Practice with Vid Gobac

17. Practice with Vid Gobac

July 20, 2020

This week’s guest is not a harmonica teacher or player but he is a fantastic musician, teacher and composer. I thought it would be fun to pick his brains about the process of practice as a student of an instrument, how best to do it and why it is important. He is my good friend Vid Gobac.

This podcast is brought to you by Tomlin Harmonica School - Step by step guidance and support to become a great harmonica player! http://www.tomlinharmonicaschool.com
 
Show Notes

Follow Vid here - https://www.vidgobac.com/

Check out Vid’s seminar on tomlinharmonicaschool.com all about timing - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6gD2SPhdSg

16. Aki Kumar

16. Aki Kumar

July 13, 2020

This week’s guest is a fantastic harmonica player, performer and songwriter. Having given up a career as a software engineer to become a musician he has gone on to develop a unique style blending classic West Coast Blues Harmonica with traditional Indian music. He is the inimitable Aki Kumar.

SHOW NOTES

Aki’s Projects

New Album: https://lnkfi.re/akikumar

New Single: Aana Mere Pyar Ko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waAmX91RPMs

Website: http://www.akikumar.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aki_kumar/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/akikumar/

Recommended Listening

- John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers

- Muddy Waters

- Gary Smith

- David Barrett

- George Smith

- Rod Piazza

- Kim Wilson

- William Clark

- Rick Estrin

Misc.

- Little Village Foundation http://littlevillagefoundation.com/our-people/founder-jim-pugh/

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