The Tulsa Harmonica Summit 2012 will feature a diverse program of
harmonica performances, educational workshops, vendor displays
and jam sessions.  This event is not limited to harmonica players and
everyone will enjoy this day of celebrating the harmonica and its
music.  The Summit is produced by the
Route 66 Harmonica Club, in
conjunction with the
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame.

The day will start off with a children's harmonica workshop, with
harmonicas donated by the
Blues Society of Tulsa.  Other workshops
during the day include dynamic presentations by the evening's featured
artists.  Starting off will be a workshop on gospel harmonica, including
techniques in overblowing by North Carolina's
Todd Parrott. Ronnie
Shellist of Boulder, Colorado will be offering a workshop in Chicago
style blues harmonica.
 Adam Gussow from Oxford, Mississippi will
demonstrate harmonica techniques and one man band busking
RJ Mischo from Fayetteville, Arkansas will work with Dennis
Oellig, better known as Mr. Microphone, from Kansas City, to present a
workshop and demonstrations on the art of electric or amplified
harmonica playing. There will also be a technical workshop focusing
on harmonica repair and maintenance presented by Tulsan Mike
Peace.  Harmonica related information tables, as well as vendors, will
be displayed throughout the event.

The early evening show will feature a who's who of Tulsa harmonica
players, supported by The Caretakers, some of Tulsa's finest Blues
musicians.  Following that is the showcase event of the evening,
featuring RJ Mischo, Adam Gussow, Ronnie Shellist, Todd Parrott with
Junior Markham and David Berntson.  Food and beverage service is
available.  This event is open to all ages.  Bring your harmonicas and
come enjoy an entire day dedicated to the "Mississippi Saxophone."

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Harmonica Summit 2012
February 25, 2012
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
The Jazz Depot
111 E.1st St., Tulsa, OK
Doors Open at 11:00am
Admission $15
Kids under 14 free (must be accompanied by an adult)