Kids' Harmonica Class
David Berntson will be visiting the Meraki Cooperative in Clarksdale on Saturday at 10 AM, located at 278 Sunflower avenue. He will be handing out 100 harmonicas to kids, courtesy of Hohner! He'll also be teaching a kids' harmonica class so the youngsters will be able to start playing their new instrument!
David Berntson of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is an educator and a musician. David has played blues harmonica for over 40 years, both in his home state of Illinois, and in Oklahoma. He is a master of Chicago Blues, Piedmont blues, Mississippi delta style Blues and Jump Blues. Currently, David performs with Little Joe McLerran, the Duo-Sonics, and fronts the jump blues combo the Hydramatics. David’s technique, composition and tone reflect his many years of dedication to the art of Blues harmonica.
David has many opportunities to share his enthusiasm and passion for the Blues with young people. In partnership with Arts organizations, Blues Societies, and private funding, David presents "Blues in the Schools" at Blues festivals, schools, and music events throughout the country and around the world.
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