LINKS TO OTHER AREAS OF HARMONIC INTEREST
Five of Carlos' favourite harmonica recordings with a brief description of each. Courtesy of Richard Hunter
Diatonic Harmonica Reference Page, probably the most complete web site compiled by one person with thorough writings on the subjects such as the mechanics of the harmonica to how to do overblows.
Di Mambro Amps Introducing the "Little Boss". The best new 5 watt amp I've played thru. Hand made in Italy by harp player and artisan Federico Di Mambro. Sounds great with any mic you plug into it, whether it is a super clean dynamic or a vintage Crystal mic, you can still always get very close to "that" old Chess recording sound. Tubes: 5Y3 rectifier, 6v6, 12ax7. Paper/oil wrapped transformers are wound by hand. Point to point wired on diaelectric board. With a Jensen Alnico P10R speaker. And finally, lovingly constructed with a beautiful vintage vibe to the "tv" style cabinet. Check out Federico playing thru one.
Marble Amps. Fantastic tone in a variety of sizes. I use for big stages here in North America the 4x10 version of the 60 watt Harpmaster and in Europe for more acoustic gigs, I use a 7.5 watt Max with a 10" speaker. In Finland, I have been using a 15 watt 2x8 Bluesonic with a full electric band set up with great results. AJ Folkerts really knows his amps!
The Lone Wolf Delay pedals are a really nice organic and warm sounding delay pedal that does not change the tone of your dry sound. I've got the V2 which I like using especially with smaller amps.
Edward Amps My favourite 14 watt Class A amp! My gigging and recording amp since Nov. 2002. Great crunchy warm distorion in a beautifully built package -there is a specially modified version for harp. C. See my review of this amp at Harmony Central
Toronto Blues Society Local member profiles, concert listings, TOP 20, and new releases. Where is Carlos playing tonight?
Harmonica discussion group, Harp-L is a public forum for free speech on all topics concerning harmonicas. Follow instructions for signing up.
An online Harmonica Club providing lessons songs and tabs.
bluesharp.org The harmonica portal featuring a daily feed from Harp-L, links to amp and microphone auctions, gigs, open mics, Internet blues stations, festivals, organizations, education, harp specific search engines, and more. Your door into the Harmonica Universe: make it your home page!
The Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica
A Michigan Nonprofit Organization Founded in 1963 SPAH mail to: SPAH, Inc., P.O.Box 865, Troy, MI 48099-0865 SPAH email to: HarpSPAH@aol.com
The Harper's International Gig List of Harmonica gigs of various harp players worldwide.
Vintage mic and amp collection Beautiful collection of of photos and descriptions of varios old mics and amps and harmonica stuff compiled lovingly by Dave Barrett.
King Biscuit Time Page The Grandaddy of the blues Web Pages. All the latest releases, profiles of many artists, excellent selection of sound files and more. Links to blues festivals, societies, local clubs and organizations, and blues labels. Go There Now!