The podcast that provides profiles of great harmonica players and technicians from around the world
April 22, 2020

Joe Filisko interview

Joe Filisko interview

Joe Filisko has made the study of the harmonica his lifelong passion. His detailed knowledge of early recordings has helped him become the pre-eminent pre-war harmonica player of our time.
He built his knowledge of the harmonica from the inside out, producing revered custom harmonicas still used by some of the big names in harmonica today.
Joe has been playing in his duo with Eric Noden since 2003, and is also a renowned harmonica tutor, both online and in workshops around the world.
Joe displays his diverse harmonica skills on his latest album, 'Destination Unknown'.

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Joe's website:
http://www.filiskostore.com/

Some of the YouTube clips mentioned:
Joe at the NHL Festival in 2006:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vw95vo82y9o
Joe's YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9mW8r1VlyUTTTeNiZVeJsQ
When The Saints tutorials on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuqFWAdNrbM

My harmonica transcription site:
http://www.harptranscripts.co.uk/

Dave Barrett's tuition site:
https://bluesharmonica.com/home

Richard Sleigh's harmonica customisation site:
https://hotrodharmonicas.com/


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Spotify Playlist: 

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Podcast sponsor:

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