Harmonica Resources:

Updated on 2022-10-25


Google Metronome - Basic metronome for practice
HarpTabs.com - Harmonica Tablature Songs
Harmonica for Dummies - Harmonica reference and self-study book
Pat Missin’s homepage - Harmonica mysteries solved
Tin Sandwich Anyone? - BBC Documentary on Harmonica History
SPAH - The largest harmonica club in the U.S.
Harmonica UK - Britain’s largest harmonica club

Music Notation Programs:

Dorico for iPad - The most full-featured music notation software available for iPadOS.
Flat.io - Browser based collaborative music notation software with a good free tier.
Musescore.org - Free, computer based software.

Music Practice Apps:

Garage Band - great virtual keyboard (iOS)
TonalEnergy - excellent practice tool, metronome, tuner, and intonation analysis.(iOS/Andriod)
Pano tuner - see how in-tune your bent notes are.(iOS/Android)
iReal Pro - generate your own backing-tracks(iOS/Android
Flash Metro - metronome app (iOS)
Tunable: - metronome app (iOS/Android)
Anytune Pro+ - easily change the speed and key of any song. (iOS/Mac)
Ear Master - excellent ear training app on all platforms.
Music Tutor - test and improve your note reading skills. (iOS)
Good Notes - annotate PDFs, great for sheet music! (iOS)
Scanner Pro - document scanner, great for sheet music! (iOS)
See Music - practice sight-reading music (iOS)
Improvisation Trainer - generates random chord progressions iOS

Android Only:

Music Speed Changer - easily change the speed and key of any song.(Android)
Perfect Ear - Ear and music theory exercises. (Android)

Miscellaneous Gear:

Hpory Selfie Stick Tripod - very useful for holding your phone at eye level for practicing, working, video conferencing, etc.

Joe’s Preffered Harmonicas & Sound Equipment:

Suzuki Sirius S-64 - 4 octave chromatic
Suzuki Pure Harp MR-550 - diatonic

BlowsMeAway "Ultimate 57"- dynamic mic with volume control and strong proximity effect
JK MIC-J 055 Cardioid Lavalier Mic- feedback resistant lavalier microphone

Wireless Mic Systems
Sennheiser XSW-D Lavalier Set - compact wireless Lavalier mic system with excellent range
Sennheiser XSW-D Base Set - compact handheld wireless mic system with excellent range.

Digital effects
TC Helicon Mic Mechanic 2 - reverb, delay, and compression pedal

Portabler Speaker
Bose S1 Pro - small, portable, long battery life.

Suggested Listening:

Chromatic Classical
Larry Adler
Robert Bonfiglio
Franz Chmel
Tommy Reilly

Chromatic Jazz
Clint Hoover
Antonio Serrano
Jean “Toots” Thielemans
Stevie Wonder

Chromatic Tango
Santiago Alvarez
Pablo Brotzman
Hugo Diaz
Franco Luciani

Diatonic Blues/Pop/Rock/Country
Charlie McCoy
John Popper
Jason Ricci
Little Walter

Diatonic Jazz/Classical/Other
Otavio Castro
Carlos del Junco
Howard Levy
Konstantin Reinfeld

Harmonica Bands
Borrah Minevitch and His Harmonica Rascals
Fata Morgana
Sirius Harmonica Ensemble

Also check out the big list of Harmonica Players on Wikipedia.