The podcast that provides profiles of great harmonica players and technicians from around the world
June 19, 2020

Howard Levy interview

Howard Levy interview

Howard Levy is known to be the pioneer of overblows on the diatonic harmonica, but his music shouldn’t be defined merely by the use of this technical tool. Starting out as a piano player, he first started using overblows to enable him to play the music that  he wanted to play. And they have allowed Howard to take the instrument to soaring new heights across a diverse range of genres. And make no mistake, he has rhythm, feel, a great bluesy tone when he needs it, and most of all, blistering chops. 

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Howard's website:
https://www.levyland.com/

Keys of harps on some albums shown here:
http://www.levyland.com/harpshop/

Discography:
https://www.levyland.com/discography/
https://www.levyland.com/discography/complete-discography/

Trio Globo website:
trioglobo.com

Teaching:

New Directions for Harmonica:
https://www.homespun.com/instructors/howard-levy/

ArtistWorks:
https://artistworks.com/harmonica-lessons-howard-levy

Out of the Box DVD:
http://www.levyland.com/product/out-of-the-box-dvd/

Effect pedals:
https://www.lonewolfblues.com/boogieman.html

YouTube:

Lonesome Pine Special with Bella Fleck and the Flecktones:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGJqxXHiXko

Amazing Grace:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmL4RM7IA7A


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Spotify Playlist: 

Also check out the Spotify Playlist, which contains most of the songs discussed in the podcast:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5QC6RF2VTfs4iPuasJBqwT?si=M-j3IkiISeefhR7ybm9qIQ

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