The podcast that provides profiles of great harmonica players and technicians from around the world

Episodes

Sept. 1, 2021

Tony Eyers interview

Tony Eyers joins me on episode 45. Tony is an Australian who first picked up the harmonica while studying at Yale in the US. Retu…

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Aug. 14, 2021

Adam 'Tidy' Burney interview

Adam Burney joins me on episode 44. Adam is a south London boy, from Croydon. A stint playing with the punk bands of this area ha…

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July 24, 2021

David Naiditch interview

David Naiditch joins me on episode 43. After starting out as a diatonic player, including having lessons with a touring Sonny Ter…

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July 3, 2021

Hermine Deurloo interview

Hermine Deurloo joins me on episode 42. Hermine is a Dutch female chromatic harmonica player who grew up to the sound of master j…

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June 17, 2021

Phil Wiggins interview

Phil Wiggins joins me on episode 41. Phil was one half of one of the best known blues duos around, Cephas and Wiggins, playing w…

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June 4, 2021

Bob Corritore interview

Bob Corritore joins me on episode 40. Bob grew up around Chicago and absorbed the best blues scene in the world, attending the bl…

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May 22, 2021

Mat Walklate interview

Mat Walklate joins me on episode 39. Mat is based in Manchester and has worked as a professional musician throughout his life, pl…

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May 8, 2021

Will Galison interview

Will Galison joins me on episode 38. Will first picked up the chromatic harmonica when studying guitar at the Berklee College of …

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April 24, 2021

Rick Epping interview

Rick Epping joins me on episode 37. Rick worked for Hohner USA for 18 years and played a pivotal role in improving the quality of…

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April 13, 2021

Mark Hummel interview

Mark Hummel joins me on episode 36. Mark is a West Coast blues harp player who has put out some great harmonica songs in his cata…

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March 27, 2021

Robert Bonfiglio interview

Robert Bonfiglio shares with us the world of the concert chromatic harmonica player. After studying composition in New York, he s…

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March 14, 2021

Steve Baker interview

Steve Baker moved from his native London in his early 20s to become part of the vibrant music scene in Hamburg. His brand of punk…

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Feb. 20, 2021

Son of Dave interview

Son of Dave is originally from Winnipeg, Canada, where he enjoyed pop chart success for ten years with folk-rock band Crash Test …

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Feb. 7, 2021

Filip Jers interview

Filip can be described as the complete harmonica player, being adept on the diatonic, chromatic and bass harmonicas, as well as b…

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Jan. 23, 2021

Errol Linton interview

Errol Linton is a south London boy, with roots in Jamaica. His brand of ‘Brixton Blues’ music merges his Caribbean heritage with …

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Dec. 19, 2020

Fata Morgana interview

Fata Morgana are a Dutch harmonica quartet, who first formed in 1980 after meeting at the Eindhoven Harmonica Club. Two of the or…

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Dec. 4, 2020

Greg Zlap interview

Greg Zlap hails from Poland, where he played along with black market blues records on his one harmonica. He moved to Paris in his…

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Nov. 22, 2020

Donald Black interview

Donald Black is predominantly a tremolo player, using the instrument to great effect across the range of traditional Scottish mus…

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Nov. 11, 2020

Charlie Musselwhite interview

Charlie Musselwhite grew up in Memphis, rubbing shoulders with Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley. Work took him north to Chicago were…

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Oct. 26, 2020

Jim Hughes interview

British Chromatic royalty Jim Hughes joins me on episode 26. Jim has been playing professionally for over 60 years. From his earl…

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Oct. 18, 2020

Sugar Blue interview

Sugar Blue has certainly pushed the boundaries of the harmonica, with his rapid fire licks, lots of high end runs and gorgeous to…

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Oct. 13, 2020

Grant Dermody interview

Grant Dermody first picked up the harp in Alaska, where he emulated the greats before developing his own acoustic sound playing A…

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Sept. 26, 2020

Antonio Serrano interview

Chromatic player, Antonio Serrano, is the current SPAH harmonica player of the year. And with good reason. Antonio’s father was a…

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Sept. 13, 2020

Mark Feltham interview

Mark Feltham grew up with a love of country music and just knew he had to play harp when he heard Stone Fox Chase on the UK music…

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