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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Some of the YouTube clips mentioned:
Joe at the NHL Festival in 2006:
Joe's YouTube Channel:
When The Saints tutorials on YouTube:
My harmonica transcription site:
Dave Barrett's tuition site:
Richard Sleigh's harmonica customisation site:
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