Antonio Serrano

Antonio Serrano was born in Madrid in 1974. His father started teaching him the harmonica (his main instrument) by the age of 7, and later he went on to study with the great Larry Adler. Antonio soon developed an amazing technique on the chromatic harmonica that has allowed him to play in many different contexts, dominating all styles of music, from classical music to jazz, blues, tango and flamenco.

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Marko Jovanovic

It’s not uncommon for children to torment their parents with the shrill sound of recorders, raucous sawing of squeaky violins or relentless tinkering on a piano badly in need of tuning. More often than not these instruments of torture wind-up collecting dust in some corner. This was not the case with Marko Jovanovic, born with Serbian roots in Munich in 1978. It was an uncle who greatly influenced Marko‘s musical path by giving his 13-year-old nephew a harmonica, and in doing so he hit the bull’s-eye! Marko was fascinated by the tiny, literally ‚handy‘ instrument, and immediately dove into understanding, exploring and experimenting with it.

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David Barrett

David Barrett is the most published author of harmonica instructional literature in the USA and was dubbed „the world‘s best harmonica teacher“ by no less than Joe Filisko.For 20 years, his Harmonica Masterclass events have set standards in blues harmonica education. His systematic and entertaining presentation, combined with his technical mastery of all aspects of blues harmonica, make his classes an essential learning experience. His groundbreaking online school sets new standards in this area and is used by students worldwide. David recently published a study with Stanford University

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Steve Baker

Steve Baker grew up in London and has lived in Germany since the late 1970s. A self-taught musician who took up the harmonica in 1969, he has played the instrument professionally since 1975 and has been cited as one of the world’s top ten blues harmonica stylists by no less than Detlev Hoegen, boss of the renowned blues label CrossCut Records. Steve now lives near Hamburg, where he first came in the late 1970s with the crazed Anglo-American jugband "Have Mercy".

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Eric Noden

“Eric is a spiritual heir to Chicago blues guitarists of the ’20s and ’30s like Tampa Red and Big Bill Broonzy"– The Illinois Entertainer

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Joe Filisko

Joe Filisko is the leading expert on traditional diatonic blues harmonica styles, with an encyclopedic knowledge of the playing techniques and music of the defining players of both pre- and post-war eras.

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Riedel Diegel

Riedel studied classical violin for 7 years before teaching himself harmonica and keyboards. At the age of 15 he was performing on stage with his first acoustic blues band.

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