Billy Boy Arnold is one of the masters of the amplified Blues Harmonica, and his classic Chicago style inspired many bands of the great British Blues explosion, including The Yardbirds. A respected member of the scene, Arnold is an articulate spokesman for the blues who remembers an amazing amount of detail about the men and women who have contributed the most to the music.
In this unique DVD tutorial, Arnold walks and talks you through the styles of John Lee Williamson, Sonny Boy Williamson and Little Walter. Topics include:
- Playing in first, second and third positions
- Note bending
- Back up accompaniment
- Playing minor blues
Everything is demonstrated with diatonic and chromatic harmonicas, and the lessons are spiced with many absorbing and amusing anecdotes!