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, […]
When playing through an amp, there are so many choices for sound options and adding effects to your setup – mic choices, amp options, effect pedals etc.. But what can we add to change up our acoustic playing? Now I have a Pro solution I carry in my harp gear bag – the Harp Wah. […]
Here’s a tune I wrote for my début CD “Inside Out”. If you’re a fan of harmonica – crossing many styles, you might like this one in your collection.
Here’s my approach when getting in really tight to a mic when using the Harp Wah. More Tips Here: https://www.harmonicamute.com/using-harp-wah/
Here’s my first look at Brendan Power’s excellent PowerDraw harp. I’ve only just started on discovering all the possibilities that this great product can offer. This year, I had a chance to meet and hangout with Brendan at SPAH (USA’s largest harmonica convention). What a treat, jamming with Brendan and checking out his many truly […]
A recent session for Lee Palmer’s 5th studio album Horns & Harps, released to radio September 7, 2018 Playing a standard tuned (Richter) harp – Seydel 1847 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, […]
Here’s the What, How and Why of using Major 7th tuning (“Country” tuned) harps and how I learned of this tuning 40 years ago.
“Ocean Of Tears” Written by Roly Platt & Steve Strongman Vocals & guitar: Steve Strongman Harmonica: Roly Platt From Roly Platt’s Début CD: Inside Out. Buy It Here • Multiple “Harmonica Player of the Year” – Maple Blues Awards Nominee (Canada’s national blues awards) • Gold Record: for the Toronto Blue Jays Theme Song – […]
Here’s a good example of how, when using this product, I can play quite freely, much the way I normally do. My hands remain in a similar position to how I would play acoustically. I designed this product so I could play more freely than using a cup. At the same time, it aims the […]