How to play a 4 part ensemble version of Low Rider by War on C harmonica

Feb 1, 2017 | Advanced Beginner Harmonica Lessons, Beginner Harmonica Lessons, Intermediate Harmonica Lessons

Hello and welcome to this week’s harmonica lesson, where I will be showing you how to play a 4 part ensemble version of Low Rider, by War.

You will need a harmonica in the key of C, and we will be playing in 2nd position in the key of G.




Low Rider Audio Clips

Here are some recordings of me playing each lick for you to hear what they should sound like.

Full play-through

Main Part – Intermediate

tab for main theme p1/2

tab for main theme p2/2

Harmony 1 – Intermediate

tab for harmony part p1/1

tab for harmony part p2/2

Harmony 2 – Beginner

tab for 2nd harmonica p1/2

tab for 2nd harmony p2/2

Rhythm Lick – Advanced Beginner

Here is the ‘Rhythm Lick’ which you can also use to practice playing the main theme, harmony 1 and harmony 2 parts with.

tab for rhythm riff part

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