Harmonica Almanac – May 17
Blues singer and multi-instrumentalist Taj Mahal was born on this day in 1940. He plays many instruments, including the harmonica and has been playing and recording steadily since the 1960’s.
Master harmonica player Carlos Del Junco began playing the harmonica when he was fourteen. He began playing professionally in the 1980’s and later studied with Howard Levy. He’s recorded several outstanding albums of his music. Carlos was born on this day in 1958.
Blues and Gospel singer and harmonica player “Little” Johnny Taylor died on this day in 2002. He worked with Johnny Otis as well as recording several albums of his own music.
That’s it for today. Have fun and practice!