Backing Jam Tracks

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As mentioned in my introduction, it’s important to jam! Jamming will develop both your technique and musicality, it makes you try things out most importantly starts you improvising. Here is a my collection of backing tracks in various styles, try playing along and have fun!

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Blues Backing Tracks Album

New! All 10 mp3 tracks in a single zip file.


Chicago Slow Blues in A

Chicago style slow blues in A. D harp in second position will do just fine.


Jazz Swing Blues in G

Swinging jazz blues in G, 12-bar structure with I, VI, II, V, I jazz blues type chord changes. C-harp for second position, try mixing up G blues scale with G major scale for more of a jazz sound.


Detroit Blues Boogie in E

John Lee Hooker style blues boogie in the key of E, no chord changes here – think rhythm! You’ll need a A-harp to play in 2nd position.


12 Bar Rockin’ Blues in A

It’s a 12-bar rock style blues with an 8-bar introduction, the key is A so you’ll need a D-harp to play in 2nd position.


Dobro Delta Blues in A

It’s an acoustic 12-bar blues played on dobro, delta style. The key is A so you’ll need a D-harp to play in 2nd position.


Minor Rock Blues in Am

It’s a classic rock style minor blues in Am. Good to play in 3rd position on this one, that would be a G-harp. Could also try 2nd position but watch out for those minor thirds!


Bluesy Funk Rock in E

It’s a bluesy rock funk track based around the one chord E and with a killer riff. Try playing unison on the riff. The key is E so you’ll need an A-harp for 2nd position.


Smooth Groove in Em

It’s a smooth jazzy type groove based around E minor. Good to use 3rd position on this one using a D-harp. Could also try 2nd position but watch out for those minor thirds.


Texas Blues Shuffle in A

SRV inspired medium tempo 12 bar blues shuffle in A, try that D harp in 2nd position.


BBs Swing Blues in A

BB King inspired medium tempo 12 bar swing blues in A, try that D harp in 2nd position.


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3 Responses to Backing Jam Tracks

  1. barrie stirk says:

    what harmonica are you using in your demo’s, it sounds really great.
    please give me an idea what harp and equipment i should purchase as a start up, that would enable me to link practice to backing tracks and be able to listen back to my efforts?

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