A fantastic book giving insight into the styles of Little Walter Jacobs and Big Walter Horton, with
emphasis on their inventive licks and astonishing musicality.
In this essential collection for blues harp players, author Tom Ball sets out to discuss, understand and
demystify some of the playing of the phenomenal Walters: the legendary “Big Walter” Horton and “Little Walter”
Jacobs. Includes a sampling of the best licks from each artist’s repertoire, mapped out in easy-to-read
harmonica tablature and played on CD by Ball, plus extensive notes on each musician’s style, bios and
discographies, rare photos, a bibliography, harmonica basics, notes on amplification and equipment,
and much more!