herb92514
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Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Harmonica, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Accordion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

Harmonica Herb, played for over 55 years, gigs around the world, had a regular in Amsterdam for a few years in late 70;s early 80's, Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland, Holland, Luxembourg, Italy, Grease, Spain, France, Morocco more,
Came back to Canada 1984, Comox Valley for a few years playing the Vancouver and outlaying Islands scene, Hornby, Denman ect.. Still get there every few years. Hornby Island Blues Camp.
Lived in the Appalachins mid 70's lots of influx from there too.
Play about 150 + gigs a year.
Been or played or Jammed with some of the biggest names in the industry.
Was with "Yukon Bluegrass" music scene for a number of years as well
Own " The Harp House" " Everything Music", Greenwood B.C.
Teach Harmonica, Banjo, Dobro, and a few others as well, Washboard, Saw, Spoons, Yeah fun things!!
Not to much into Covers, Unless playing with the Cover Band
Can view me on
youtube.com/watch?v=716UMdUe9Y"
"Harmonica Herbs Blowoff" promo
Am right now doing as many 24 hour "Harmonica Blowoff's' as fundraiser's for Cancer research, that I possibly can
New...
September 20th 2019,
Left Greenwood B.C this morning, 0:715 am, playing the harmonica walking to Grand Forks B.C for the "Peace in Peace Out" 24 hour fundraising initiative.
Fantastic walk!! covered 37 km, in just under 10-1/2 hours, arrived at the Friendship center 17:45pm playing harmonica all the way.!!
Thanks to all for your support, as well as all the Event organizers for welcoming me to participate
Great Event, looking forward to next year!

Screen name:
herb92514
Member since:
Aug 21 2019
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
55
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

My grandmother, Irene Stumpf Incredible "Harmonica Master" Should I ever be so good!!!
Johan Christian Stumpf, 1760 German Composer, did some great work in Paris and was widely regarded at the time of being one of the best, Great great, and a bit, Grand father to me.
As well as Karl Stumpf, crit 1860's, another Germanic musician Doctorian of and off spring of Johan worked on many aspects of music and the human mind and well being of.
Carl Stumpf crit 1860's' author "Origins of Music" and another "Doctorian of" and all related to my past and part of my early influence to music
More recent, Riley Baugus, Fantastic banjo player, Gibson Brothers, Claire Lynch, been with them all in jams or class
Washboard Union, Should see the Video of me rolling on the floor playing the harp with the Lead Singer,
I'm not really conventional, and have been told that "I really don't play "elevator music"
Steve Slade, Yukon, the "Gig Mister"
Danny Norton,Blues Band, (Expedition to Earth), Great guy to play with
and
"The Man of 1000 Songs", Dave Soroka. Strong and Steady!
The rest, well I'm not too fussy, But early "Dirty Blues", Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Rock, Music that gets 'em up and moving.
Also Old World, Roma, Yiddish, Heavy Russian/Polish/Uke/Old Germanic/Bavarian,
Yeah I like playing!!
Daily!!!
Ready to tour again at anytime!!

Instrument experience:

Harmonica:
Expert
Other:
Expert
Vocalist - Bass:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Advanced
Banjo:
Advanced
Dobro:
Advanced
Trombone:
Advanced
Upright bass:
Advanced
Ukulele:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Moderate
Lead Guitar:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Trumpet:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Steel guitar:
Moderate
Accordion:
Moderate
Harp:
Moderate
Drums:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate
Clarinet:
Intermediate
Violin:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Name it I probably got it,,, Collect and rebuild Harmonicas/ Luthier, am always picking up something old and bring it back to new again.
But I am a, "Serious Harp-Man" no matter what I have, gotten myself into, or am playing, the Harmonica is my Main Stay....
And always having Fun!!!!!