September 11, 1904 - Jazz Gillum

2015-09-11 00:00:00

William McKinley Gillum (September 11, 1904 - March 29, 1966), known as Jazz Gillum, was an American blues harmonica player.


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I began collecting data about the microphones used by blue harp players before there was an internet. I began organizing it into in the late 1990s. I accumulated more stuff than I remember. This is some of it.

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A collection of songs and riffs that I’ve worked out over the years, plus some libraries of stuff I’ve converted to tablature. I’ve included most of the notes and instructions that helped me when I was learning to play blues harmonica.

Basic Riffs Simple harp tabs for songs Blues riffs and phrases.

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