Transcending musical genres

The harmonica is amazing in that it is well suited to any type of music, appearing in a variety of genres, including country, jazz, chansons, and rock. Let us take a look at a few tunes.

This piece is performed with a double-reed harmonica, and its melody rings out beautifully with tremolo.

J.S. Bach "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire"

A chromatic harmonica is used to perform this folk song with jazz tones. This song formed the basis for Elvis Presley's "Love Me Tender."

"Aura Lea"