The Tulsa Harmonica Summit 2013 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.  This year will feature Dallas harmonica educators
Cheryl Arena
Hash Brown, both of whom are well known in the Dallas blues
scene.  Also featured is
John Long, a pre-war country blues master
from Springfield, MO.
Billy Gibson of Memphis will share with workshop
audiences his dynamic style of harmonica blues.
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.
Jon Popper of Eureka Springs, AR will give a talk on the finer points of
vintage harmonica amplifers.  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, Billy Gibson, John Long, Cheryl Arena and Hash
Brown 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 2013
March 2, 2013
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)