Retro-style funk – played acoustically using a Harp Wah with the new “Wah Claw” handle plus a bit of “envelop filter” on my mic.
“Yes!!!! The Wah Claw handle makes it even better!” – Jason Ricci, USA “The Wah Claw is a great Idea – much easier!” – Marko Balland, France “I love the Wah Claw! It’s great! If the Harp Wah was perfect before, now it’s even better!” – Zeb Tognella – Italy “The Wah Claw handle […]
Here are some examples of various sounds, textures and effects that are available using this new cupping device. Check out the NEW “Wah Claw” handle here: https://www.harmonicamute.com/product/harp-wah-wah-claw-handle-combo/
A snippet of Soulstack at the Canal Bank Shuffle ….
What do you do when you’re not soloing or playing fills? There’s Lots! Here’s a blues shuffle that I use some “horn section’ like rhythm playing in as an alternative to doing “licks”. Check out Part one of Rhythm playing here:
What do you do when you’re not soloing or playing fills? Lots! But “lots” means “a little”. it’s all in the simplicity, detail & understanding what the goal is.
How to scare the crap out of the producer on a recording session!
You can’t do the wacky socks thing again….. They love harmonica….. hmmmm…. Here’s a brand new harmonica product that will be appreciated by any harp player. The Harp Wah is a Resonator and Mute Combined It Adds “Trumpet Mute-like”, “Brassy” Tones to any Harmonica Player’s Kit Bag and The “Wah Claw” Handle makes […]
New, attachable grip handle makes holding the Harp Wah easier Who Was This Designed to Help? Players looking for that “extra support” while holding the Wah Players with smaller hands: – Men, Female players, Youth Players having difficulty using the Harp Wah due to Arthritic pain in their hands […]
Harmonica Highlights – South Side Shuffle show. Opening for Cécile Doo-Kingué & Canned Heat. Visit: http://www.rolyplatt.com/ Lance Anderson – B3/piano, Russ Boswell – bass, Al Cross – drums, Terry Blersh – guitar
Old guys and some very talented young fellers having a ball. Mike Branton fronting – with Roly Platt on harmonica. Band: Jordan John, Wayne DeAdder, Dylan Burchell, Julian Psihogios
Here’s a nice Funk jam – where I start out through an amp, then switch over to acoustic playing using the Harp Wah. To me, the cupping effects I get with the Harp Wah work well in a tune like this. I would normally choose to go through an amp on this type of track, […]
I’ve been using this FX pedal for a while now for harmonica. Dispatch Master is a hi-fi digital Delay & Reverb Device that combines great sounding Reverb & Delay effects into one small pedal.
I was a “stick” mic. (straight style harp microphone) guy all of my career. One reason for that was that I found holding a larger bullet mic a bit awkward and harder to get a good seal around the microphone. Here’s a solution that helped me – Grip Tape. You Can Get Some Here: Additional […]
I had to laugh when I saw this video. The 100% organic Harp Wah. I love it!
I have received several requests from players and Harp Wah users to sell my Harp Wah drawstring storage bags separately – to be used as a Bullet Mic, harmonica or effects pedal soft storage pouch. (I use them myself for spare harps and for my FX pedals).
The Harp Wah by Roly Platt is a professional solution to using a “cup” when playing acoustic harp. Read more about it here:
Funk and Acoustic Harmonica. I find the Harp Wah works well here, giving the track a different sound than every other approach.
An original instrumental from Roly’s début CD Inside Out. Produced by: Lance Anderson Get the Download: THE PLAYERS: Al Cross: DrumsRuss Boswell: Electric and acoustic bassJohn Tilden: Electric, slide and acoustic guitarLance Anderson: Piano, Hammond organ, Clavinet and Harmony vocals on Rippin’ It UpRoly Platt: Harmonica, (Mouth Organ, Tin Sandwich, Mississippi Saxophone, Spit Coffin, […]
Check it out here 2019 Carolina Harp Fest. 3/28-3/30 at The Blue Note Grill, Durham, NC, featuring: Buddy Greene, Johnny Sansone, and a host of other great harmonica players and instructors. Register by 2/15 for the early bird rate of $145 at www.ncharmonica.com. It’s gonna be a good one – don’t miss it!
Here’s a snippet of a tune w/ Wayne Buttery @ “Gabor & Friends” Charity Event in Collingwood Ontario Musicians: John Finley, Dean McTaggart, Danny Weis, Steve Kennedy, Simon Wallis, Chris Howells, Gabor Szepesi, Joe Agnello, Dave Breckels, Rick Lazar, Bernie LaBarge, Stephen Cassini, Lisa Hutchinson, Connie Scriver, Steve Henry.
Here’s a solo harmonica clip (no backing track) using the Harp Wah. This video gives a “naked” example of some of the affected tones available with this product.
Jake, of “Jake Knows Harmonica” is one of the most well known sources online for harmonica gear reviews, harps and related harp equipment demos. I’ve been wanting to get my Harp Wah in Jake’s hands for him to try for quite some time now, and finally we connected on this. If you enjoy learning about, […]
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