Richard Gjems – Reggae with the Harp Wah
Stephane Laidet getting creative with his Harp Wah Duke’s Caravan with a Yonberg D2 harmonica and the Harp Wah by Roly Platt.
Just like a trumpet mute, the Harp Wah works great on a Gypsy Jazz tune like this one – Django Reinhardt’s “Blue Drag” And who better to play it than Jason Ricci using a Blue Moon Harmonica “It’s cool. The Harp Wah has it’s own thing – a different sound than using a tradition cup.” […]
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.
Richard Gjems with his Harp Wah on a minor harmonica.
Harmonica, Django & Live Bait…? An early adopter of the Harp Wah, US great Jerry Fierro plays “Blue Drag” by Django Reinhardt with band “Live Bait”. Jerry plays with “Live Bait” every Monday at the Bay House in Naples FL – check it out.
11 Year Old – Mighty Michael Mendelson at SPAH 2019. Michael Mendelson already possesses great tone and licks partnered with a “mature-beyond-his-years” musical attitude. Watch out for this lad… The new “Wah Claw” handle makes it super easy to hold and use, even with small hands. Thanks to Jerry Fierro for this video.
India’s Rohan Singhal is a young and extremely promising harp player making waves on the international scene. Check him out! Rohan Singhal: www.youtube.com Rohan has been enjoying playing with the original Harp Wah & now is finding the new “Wah Claw” handle, is making it even easier for him to hold & use.
USA great, JD Taylor shows how, in a traditional blues style, he can use the Harp Wah to create resonator/cupping effects that go far beyond regular hand cupping techniques.
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, […]
Review: Harp Wah™ Harmonica World Magazine (UK) by Neil Warren April, 2018 Canadian harp player, Roly Platt, has developed the Harp Wah, a mute/resonator accessory based on the diatonic harmonica trick of playing into a glass. This produces a pronounced wah sound. The glass trick has long been a gimmick to pull out for a […]
“The Harp Wah is a cool, expressive tool for acoustic harp players, with a learning curve near zero.” – Richard Hunter
“The ‘Harp Wah’ is great Idea for the Harmonica. It is really a great invention and a beautiful device!“ – Marko Balland
Rayne Donkers Demos his techniques using a Chromatic harp!! Canadian Rayne Donkers has managed to use this cupping technique with his Chromatic and the Harp Wah Although the Harp Wah was specifically designed for the diatonic, perhaps there’s a way to use a Chromatic – to some degree at least.
Didgeridoo Harmonica Using Roly Platt’s Harp Wah with a Seydel 1947 in Low Low E
“I was skeptical because I really love hand-wahs and using cups and glasses to get wah sounds, but this is a different beast with its own rich tone and definitely a valuable addition to the harp player’s toolkit. Nice one Roly!” – Liam Ward
Check out the amazing tones Paul Lassey is getting here (and he’s just getting used to the Harp Wah he told me!)
Three harmonica greats: Rohan Singhal, Brendan Power & Long Deng Jie at the Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival 2018. Young Rohan says he is loving his new Wah Claw handle (not shown in this 2018 video).