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How to Play the Song "Wade in the Water" on Harmonica

Learn how to play the song "Wade in the Water" on the harmonica from music teacher Marcus Milius in this Howcast video.

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"Hi, my name is Marcus Milius. I play harmonica. I got a degree at the University of Southern California, a Bachelor's of Music, in Jazz Studies - Chromatic Harmonica. I play and teach harmonica here in New York City, and I'm happy to show you what I do.

All right. This is Wade in the Water. A traditional spiritual tune. It sounds like this.

First phrase - 2D, 3D half step bend, 2D, 3D half step bend, 2D.
The next phrase - 4D, 5D , 4D, 6B, 5D, 4D, 4B, 3D half step bend
The next phrase - 2D, 3D half step bend, 2D, 3D half step bend, 2D.
and the last phrase - 3D half step bend, 2D (X4), 1D, 2D whole step bend, 2D.

That's it, put it all together."

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