National Harmonica League - Club for all chromatic and diatonic harmonica players with lessons and every sort of harmonica music -  based in UK
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  • 6th annual Harpin' by the Sea is back at The Brunswick, Hove on Saturday, February 6th, 2016, with 'Son of Dave' and Dave Ferguson as the Special Guests! A Day of Workshops and an Evening Concert. You can get more information on the event and prices on the The Brunswick and Harp Surgery web sites.

  • Broadstairs Blues Bash, now in its 8th year. It runs from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st February 2016 and there are over 40 free top quality bands including The Blues Band with Paul Jones.

  • Blues Harp Wirral - Acoustic Jams Sessions in Merseyide. (Sam) Iron-Mad Wilkinson, assisted by Ian Boyle and Dave Taylor are running monthly Blues Harp Wirral acoustic jam sessions (£3), at The Wallaseyans Club, 142 Grove Rd, Wallasey, Merseyside CH45 OJF. More details at IronMad Wilkinson , Gumtree Page and Facebook.
    The next sessions are on Sunday 28 February 2016(19.30-22.00) and Sunday 20 March 2016 (19.30-22.00).
  • The current issue of Harmonica World magazine is the Feb/March 2016 issue - see Contents below. It was mailed out on 30 January 2016.

  • The H2016 International Festival will take place on Oct 28-30, 2015, in the Folk House, Bristol.

  • The H2015 International Festival took place on Oct 23-25, 2015, in the Folk House, Bristol. It was a huge success with a sellout concert. It is the top annual harmonica festival in Europe. You can read more details of the event on the festival web site. Videos from the Festival Concert have been uploaded to the NHL YouTube Channel

  • You can join the NHL or pay for your membership renewal by PayPal, cheque or credit card. See the Members Page for details on joining/renewing your NHL membership using cheques or electronic transfers. Paypal is our preferred method of payment as it provides both you and the NHL with automatic and immediate confirmation that the money has been transferred.

  • We have added an advertising flyer for you to to print out and hand out at your event to encourage new members to join the NHL. Or you can download this full A4 flyer with an application form on the reverse.

  • You can join us on Twitter on @HarmonicaUK, and our Facebook page.

  • Click here if you are looking for Harmonica Teachers

  • You can hear and see many links from articles in Harmonica World on our music page.

  • View past stories in the News Archive

  • The NHL is a Registered Charity (England & Wales) No 1131484.

About the NHL How to Join

National Harmonica League "The NHL is Britain's national harmonica club, with members world wide, supporting and encouraging the playing of all types of music on the chromatic, diatonic, tremolo, octave and chord harmonicas. Paul Jones is our President.

It organises events, tuition, and contests for enthusiasts, beginners, teachers, and experienced harmonica players alike, and publishes a print magazine Harmonica World. Click to see the contents of recent issues.

To enquire about harmonica teachers near you, email, stating location, experience and style of harmonica/music to be learned.

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You can have fun and help us to promote the playing of the harmonica and save money attending our events.

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Latest issue of the NHL magazine, Harmonica World

Main Contents - Click here for more information on this and past issues.
    The Feb/March 2016 issue:
  • NHL Membership Analysis
  • Richard Taylor - 6th Harpin' By the Sea
  • George Current - Hohner's Johhny Tremolo
  • Liam Ward - Up and Down the Harmonica
  • Jim Davies - Button Box and Moothies
  • David Barrett - Intro to Blues Chromatic - Pt 15
  • Roger Trobridge - Jean Genius - David Bowie
  • Tony Eyers - Searching for the Sound
  • World Wide Harmonica Events.
  • Ross Garren - An Interview with Dino Soldo
  • Richard Sleigh - Power Stance for Playing Harmonica
  • Reviews - SHS Harmonica Collet, Juraj Schweigert
  • The Magazine Music Page
Classes, lessons and jam sessions in the UK.
Harmonica Teachers
Recommended harmonica albums to buy.
Harmonica Jazz players.
The NHL Help Centre - Gift ideas, learning and listening resources ....
Our large directory of links to Harmonica web sites
Links to the tour pages of the major players
Performers supporting the NHL
Harmonica Teachers
The Diary of Harmonica Events
About the NHL and how to join
NHLNet and other harmonica mailing lists
NHL administered harmonica competitions
Name that harmonica player competition
Contact the NHL or its committee

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