It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of longtime SPAH performer, attendee & teacher, Mike Caldwell. Details to follow. Mike was an important part of the community, supporting us in the Gospel Show, Teach-in, Seminars, jams and many stage performances. He will be sorely missed by all in the SPAH community. We […]
It is with great sadness that we must share information about the passing of a longtime SPAH member, Frank Yore, provided by his daughter. My name is Margaret Thompson. I am the daughter of Frank Yore and want to inform you of his passing last week. I discovered my dad had been a part […]
As of Jan 23rd, there are only a dozen complete Goodie Bags remaining. All three sizes still available, while supplies last. Discounted from $125 to $55, including free shipping in the USA and Canada! Head to the SPAH store to get yours before they run out. Medium, Large and X-Large shirts still available.
In 2019, Paul Davies and Michael D’Eath spent time with noted Harmonica Happenings contributor Jaine Rodack. Jaine wrote a blog post on Harmonica.com about SPAH’s history. Worth a read!
WCOM just had harmonica legend Paul Messinger on their radio show / podcast recently. We spent a good bit of time chatting about your convention this week, where he just played. It’s a really nice plug for your event. Here’s the show: https://youtu.be/WS72S5DPuGE Please share as you see fit. I think the timing is really […]
Announcing the 2023 SPAH Convention August 15-20, 2023 The 60th Annual SPAH Convention will be held at the Sheraton Westport Chalet, St Louis MO With thanks to our Hosts, the Gateway Harmonica Club! Click here for details!
If you have registered to attend the 2022 SPAH Convention as an online attendee, while we are sorry you won’t be with us “in person”, SPAH really appreciates your involvement as an Online attendee and will work to make the experience just as enjoyable. This is a creative group, so we hope folks will have […]
We are sad to say that the great Tommy Morgan has passed. Tommy Morgan was probably the most heard and least seen harmonica player, having been involved in thousands of recording sessions and over 700 movie and TV soundtracks during his lifetime. Tommy Morgan played on over 7,000 recording sessions after landing his first […]
Check out this interview with SPAH president Michael D’Eath on the Happy Hour Harmonica Podcast!
In addition to some public performances and seminars, full recordings of the virtual seminars and performances from SPAH Week 2021 are available to members on our Youtube channel. Members will need to login to their SPAH membership account here, and then click the “RESOURCES” tab for the list of performances and seminars available to members.