Harmonica Almanac – May 6

Vaudeville harmonica player Nat Bergman died on this day in 1994. Bergman played with The Harmonica Scamps, The Harmonica Harlequins and the Cappy Barra Harmonica Ensemble.

Carey Bell

Carey Bell

Blues harmonica giant Carey Bell taught himself how to play at the age of eight. After moving to Chicago in 1956 he became a fixture in the city’s thriving Blues scene. Bell died on this day in 2007.

That’s it for today. Have fun and practice!

I am the author of "The Encyclopedia of the Harmonica", which is still available on the internet in limited edition.

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