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How To Play Mississippi Front-Porch Blues Harp

How to Play Slow Blues: North Mississippi Front-Porch Blues Harp Lesson from Adam Gussow on Vimeo.

Adam Gussow, a blues harmonica teacher and performer, talks harp on the front porch of his home in Oxford, Mississippi.

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How To Play Mississippi Front-Porch Blues Harp. Adam Gussow, a blues harmonica teacher and performer, talks harp on the front porch of his home in Oxford, Mississippi.
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CynicalGamer
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 435 Posts
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 11:28:53 PM
Nerds

patchouly
Male, 40-49, Canada
 4482 Posts
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 8:07:13 PM
Interesting. I wonder if the variation is a regional thing? As I said, I played 12 bar blues literally hours a day, jamming with different people, when I was a kid. For me, I noticed the pattern I mentioned was the most commonly followed in our crowd.

For you two, it was with the forth in the second bar to break up the monotony of the one. I wonder if it has anything to do with musical preferences or if it is a learned, regional thing.

SmagBoy1
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 4067 Posts
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 5:01:31 PM
I'm with DuckBoy and the IV in the second. That`s pretty common. But, yeah, so is patchouly`s. There are lots of 8 and (fewer) 16 bar structures, too. Lots of variations to keep you busy.

DuckBoy87
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2616 Posts
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 2:45:13 PM
That's fine.
12-bars is usually the first thing people learn when learning jazz/blues, and the like, so it`s understandable to make variations and to stop liking it as much.

patchouly
Male, 40-49, Canada
 4482 Posts
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 1:45:23 PM
Oh, nothing wrong with it. I've played the 12 bar blues so much that I can no longer stand it. I`ve played every single version you can possibly play. I was just commenting that your version, while perfectly acceptable, is not the standard 12 bar blues.

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