Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast
38. A harmonica lesson with Filip Jers

38. A harmonica lesson with Filip Jers

May 10, 2021

Hello and welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast where I’ll be talking about all things harmonica.

This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where we provide you all the resources and feedback you need to get better at Blues Harmonica. To find out more go to tomlinharmonicaschool.com

Today’s episode is part of a new series where I will be getting a lesson from an awesome harmonica player/teacher. This episode’s lesson is from Filip Jers. He will be showing me how I can bring jazz elements into my Blues playing.

Learn more about Filip here…

Patreon Page - https://www.patreon.com/filipjersharmonica
Website http://www.filipjers.com/

37. Konstantin Reinfeld

37. Konstantin Reinfeld

April 26, 2021

Hello and welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast where I’ll be talking about all things harmonica.

This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where we provide you all the resources and feedback you need to get better at Blues Harmonica. To find out more go to tomlinharmonicaschool.com

I’m very excited about today’s guest. He is an OPUS Klassik award winning harmonica player and he has been described as a wunderkind since he first started playing. Equally at home in jazz and classical environments he is the fantastic Konstantin Reinfeld.

Show Notes

- Check out Konstantin’s Twitch for harmonica live streams: https://www.twitch.tv/konstantinreinfeld
- Instagram https://www.instagram.com/konstantin_reinfeld/
- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/konstantinreinfeldofficial
- Website http://www.konstantinreinfeld.com/

36. Embouchure (Tongue-Blocking, Lip Pursing and U-Blocking)

36. Embouchure (Tongue-Blocking, Lip Pursing and U-Blocking)

April 12, 2021

Hello and welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast where I’ll be talking about all things harmonica.

This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where we provide you all the resources and feedback you need to get better at Blues Harmonica. To find out more go to tomlinharmonicaschool.com

Today’s episode is part of a new series where I will be discussing big topics with my good friend Liam Ward from learntheharmonica.com. Today we are chatting about Embouchure. We’ll be looking at tongue-blocking, lip pursing and u-blocking.

35. A harmonica lesson with Hank Shreve

35. A harmonica lesson with Hank Shreve

March 29, 2021

Hello and welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast where I’ll be talking about all things harmonica.

This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where we provide you all the resources and feedback you need to get better at Blues Harmonica. To find out more go to tomlinharmonicaschool.com

Today’s episode is part of a new series where I will be getting a lesson from an awesome harmonica player/teacher. This episode’s lesson is from Hank Shreve and we will be talking about all things improvisation and he will be giving me the low-down on his approach to improv!

Learn more about Hank here…

Hank Shreve Band https://www.hankshreveband.com/
YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/hankshreve
Lessons https://www.musicmastersstudio.com/teacher-roster/hank-shreve-guitar-and-drum-lessons-eugene/

34. All About Tone!

34. All About Tone!

March 15, 2021

Hello and welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast where I’ll be talking about all things harmonica.

This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where we provide you all the resources and feedback you need to get better at Blues Harmonica. To find out more go to tomlinharmonicaschool.com

Today’s episode is part of a new series where I will be discussing big topics with my good friend Liam Ward from learntheharmonica.com. Today we are chatting about Tone!

33. Beginner’s Story: Steve L

33. Beginner’s Story: Steve L

March 1, 2021

Welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast. This is the place to be for a variety of harmonica-related content including interviews, lessons and discussions about all aspects of harmonica playing. This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where I provide a step-by-step curriculum for Beginners to Advanced Intermediate players as well as personalised feedback and all the resources you need to get better at Blues harmonica. 

This week’s podcast is part of a series where I’ll be interviewing Beginners rather than pros. Today’s guest is Steve who got the push he needed to start learning when Covid lockdown started.

32. Beginner’s Story: John S

32. Beginner’s Story: John S

February 15, 2021

Welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast. This is the place to be for a variety of harmonica-related content including interviews, lessons and discussions about all aspects of harmonica playing. This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where I provide a step-by-step curriculum for Beginners to Advanced Intermediate players as well as personalised feedback and all the resources you need to get better at Blues harmonica. 
 
This week’s podcast is part of a series where I’ll be interviewing Beginners rather than pros. Today’s guest is John who made the decision to pick up harmonica when he retired last year.

Show notes
 
John’s recommendation

- Magic Dick and J Geils Band “Full House”, “Blow Your Face Out”

31. Beginner’s Story: Steve

31. Beginner’s Story: Steve

February 1, 2021

Welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast. This is the place to be for a variety of harmonica-related content including interviews, lessons and discussions about all aspects of harmonica playing. This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where I provide a step-by-step curriculum for Beginners to Advanced Intermediate players as well as personalised feedback and all the resources you need to get better at Blues harmonica. 
 
Show Notes

This week’s podcast is part of a series where I’ll be interviewing Beginners rather than pros. Today’s guest is Steve who decided to start playing about a year ago when he realised that it was time to start a new challenge.

Show notes
 
Steve’s recommendations

- Charlie Musselwhite & Ben Harper
- Kim Wilson
- Howling Wolf
- Paul Butterfield

30. Learning to Improvise with Harry Higgs

30. Learning to Improvise with Harry Higgs

December 21, 2020

This is the last episode of Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast for 2020. I’ll be coming back with more in the New Year - thank you for listening and I look forward to catching up with you next year.

Today’s guest is one of my favourite musicians and people. He is my first-call guitarist Harry Higgs. We will be chatting about different approaches to improvisation over a nice beer.

Show Notes

Find out about guitar lessons with Harry Higgs - http://www.strollersmusic.co.uk

Check out Harry and my band Delacroix - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRAlZx14xVeLiNPd8RsvvWA 

29. Elin Luffar Lo Öberg

29. Elin Luffar Lo Öberg

December 7, 2020

Welcome to Tomlin’s Harmonica Podcast. This is the place to be for a variety of harmonica-related content including interviews, lessons and discussions about all aspects of harmonica playing. This podcast is brought to you by the Tomlin Harmonica School where I provide a step-by-step curriculum for Beginners to Advanced Intermediate players as well as personalised feedback and all the resources you need to get better at Blues harmonica. Go to tomlinharmonicaschool.com to get your first month for $1 using promo code PODCAST

My guest today is a versatile player and songwriter from Sweden who is passionate about combining roots music with contemporary rock and pop. She is the fantastic Elin Öberg also known as Luffar Lo.

SHOW NOTES

Elin’s Musical Projects

- Among Lynx https://open.spotify.com/artist/5fib0YWb44SaGAQeFroJsu

- Ladies Got The Blues https://www.facebook.com/watch/ladiesgottheblues/

- Root Imperial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuXm8e19c-8

- YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrdaTE7b3DxzoXLcjZ1az1w

Elin’s Influences

- Yardbirds “Steal The Blues”

- Filip Jers 

- Mikael Fall

- Big Mama Thornton

- Sonny Boy Williamson


Harmonica Combs

- Blue Moon Harmonicas https://bluemoonharmonicas.com/

- Joel Andersson https://www.jaharmonicas.com/

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