Here’s a recent harmonica session for Canada’s Dean McTaggart: “Sleeping In The Bed I Made” Tom Griffiths bass Charlie Cooley drums Rob Gusevs keys Neil Chapman guitar Roly Platt Harmonica Dean McTaggart guitar and vocals Special thanks to Aerial Landscapes for the great video footage.
There are several harmonica effects that harp players tend to use. All of these come in the form of an effects pedal or pedal board, and all are for “amplified” harp playing only – (running these effects into an amp or occasionally directly into a PA). I own several of these myself. Delay, reverb, chorus, […]
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Roly Platt w/ Rick Fines: Performing: Hounds On The Hill
Monster guitarist Matt Schofield & Roly Platt sitting in with Jordan John’s Blues Angels – Toronto, ON
Western Swing / Boogie Woogie using the new Harp Wah for cupping effects on harmonica.
Harmonica Instrumental “Shuffle the Deck” Written and performed by Roly Platt and Justin Forsley Special thanks to the amazing dance teachers at the 2015 Jazz Roots Festival in Paris.
A recording session I played harp on from the ’90s, for vocalist Beverly Mahood. Enjoy…
Harmonica Instrumental “Big Sticky” Written and performed by Roly Platt and Justin Forsley
Here are 4 awesome and totally unique gift ideas for the harp player in your life. Click on each for more information Men’s Silver Harmonica Necklace The Harp Wah – Like a Trumpet Mute for Harmonica Inside Out by Roly Platt 3 Skype Harmonica Lessons by Roly Platt
The incredible Brendan Power shows how it’s done – at SPAH 2018.
Session for the late Lee Palmer. His last studio album: Horns & Harps THE ONE TAKE PLAYERS: Iain McNally – Electric and acoustic guitars Sean O’Grady – Drums and percussion Alec Fraser Jr. – Electric bass Steve O’Connor – Grand Piano, Wurlitzer and organ Turner King – Saxophone Roly Platt – Acoustic and electric harp […]
Upscale Harmonica Necklace with Your Choice of an “Inspirational” Message : ) Bold or More Subtle… Choose “BLOW ME” or “YUP.” In Deerskin Leather or Stainless Steel Necklace
Love this tune for working on my phrasing and rhythm playing. Excuse the distortion, (new camera & mic. – very sensitive!)
Longer lasting harps? Is that even a thing??? Seydel Harmonicas Review: Stuff You Should Know…
Why Pay for Customized Harps?? Well, if you are an intermediate to advanced player, you’ll find there’s a huge improvement in the harmonica’s responsiveness and uniformity, which allows you to play better.
Harmonica Gear Review: Greg Heumann’s “Blows Me Away” Mics Why I use these mics for harmonica and what I like about them.
Roly Special (written by Roly Platt) This is an original track from a “commercial music” album – (primarily for use in Music Licensing applications). All other tracks on this album were co-written with Justin Forsley.
Key to the Highway: Jordan John’s Blues All-Stars (thanks to Nick Harding & Milton Young for audio/images) JORDAN JOHN as master of ceremonies (+ rhythm guitar/vox) PRAKASH JOHN Bass, Drums AL CROSS, Guitar/Vocals MIKE BRANTON, Hammond B3 DENIS KELDIE, Harmonica ROLY PLATT
(My harp’s loud because it was aimed right at the camera – sorry) I’m playing through my ’56 Gibson GA 45T (Maestro) with the wonderful tremolo on the amp. I love this amp’s tremolo. Rick Fines Guitar/Vocals, Alec Fraser, bass. Jimmy Bowskill, fiddle and mandolin
Jordan John’s Blues All-Star Presentation Blues All-Star presentation featuring: PRAKASH JOHN on bass Blues guitar dynamo MIKE BRANTON Hammond B3 virtuoso DENIS KELDIE Drumming sensation AL CROSS Harmonica maestro extraordinaire ROLY PLATT JORDAN JOHN as master of ceremonies (+ rhythm guitar/vox)
Live with Rick Fines Rick Fines, Guitar/Vocals Alec Fraser, bass Jimmy Bowskill, fiddle and mandolin Roly Platt harmonica (with the Harp Wah)
Being Canadian – something we can all be very proud of. Here’s my interpretation of O Canada
For all my American friends…
Poland’s Marcin Dyjak – one of the most talented and versatile harmonica players in Europe using his Harp Wah. Check Him Out: instagram.com/dyjak_harmonica/ facebook.com/marcin.dyjak.harmonica Marcin is using his Harp Wah with a Kongsheng Solist harp.