- Holding the harmonica with reference grip
- Tapping your foot in time with your playing
- Breathing naturally
- Train Rhythm
- Hand Wah
- Get a practice notebook and write down what you do each session
- Aim for 15 minutes of practice per day rather than a big session once per week
Exercises to work on this week
Ex. 1 Deep diaphragmatic breathing through the harmonica
Ex. 2 Tapping foot in time with playing chords
Ex. 3 ‘Nu-Ka Tu-Ka’ Rhythm in isolation
Ex. 4 Train Whistle with Hand Wah
Ex. 5 ‘Ti-ka-ta Ta-ka-ta’ Rhythm
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