Posted Sat, 06/25/2016 - 18:17 by David Barrett Admin
In this lesson Joe Filisko spends time covering the artists that have recorded memorable versions of the Fox Chase. Joe start this series with Henry Whitter, the first recorded versiob of the Fox Chase.
Posted Thu, 01/07/2016 - 09:19 by David Barrett Admin
Anyone working on tongue blocking techniques will benefit from the use of the Tongue Block Trainer. I use the TBT in my lesson videos at BluesHarmonica.com so that students can see what I'm trying to get them to do. I also give the TBT to each of my private students at School of the Blues so that I can ensure that their tongue is doing the techniques properly. You can see more details about the TBT at the Filisko Store here: http://www.filiskostore.com/page/480389598
Posted Thu, 09/17/2015 - 11:33 by David Barrett Admin
This quote comes from a panel discussion with Dennis Gruenling, Rod Piazza and Joe Filisko at a past Harmonica Masterclass Workshop. I asked the panel what they like to hear in other players when listening to them on the bandstand and Joe states, "I do think it's very important that you take chances on the bandstand and I think the audience really enjoys seeing you sweat a little bit and seeing you go into new territory. And if you fail... if it didn't work out... continue reading...